Jim Al-Khalili reveals how humanity discovered the rules that drive the universe and mastered the two most important concepts of the modern age – energy and information. As a follow on to the film "Everything and Nothing, the Science of Empty Space," this award-winning science show investigates a set of laws, from Einstein's General Relativity to quantum mechanics, that link the universe together.
Order and Disorder: The forces that drive the Universe
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01: The Story of Energy
Energy is vital to us all, but what exactly is energy? In attempting to answer this question Jim investigates a strange set of laws that link together everything from engines to humans to stars.
02: The Story of Information
Jim Al-Khalili discovers how we harnessed the power of symbol. On this journey he learns that information isn't just about human communication, it's woven very profoundly into the fabric of reality…