The Day the Universe Changed – Episode 3


Today on Discovery Enterprise we are presenting the third episode of the highly acclaimed documentary series entitled “The Day the Universe Changed” hosted by BBC science historian and journalist James Burke.

In today’s instalment entitled “Point of View” we begin our journey through intellectual history in the city of Jerusalem and explore the developments of the science of optics, perspective geometry and the ability to accurately measure distances. The concept of perception changed everything, from art and Architecture, to mapping and exploration. We will also explore the startling insights on the nature of light and the startling intellectual developments that grew out of the study of Arab optics. Another great documentary series to watch is Simon Schaffer’s fantastic four part documentary “Light Fantastic” that was produced for BBC 4.

The Day the Universe Changed – Episode 3 “Point of View”

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