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The Amazing World of Gravity

1 h 26 min2017ALL
From the award-winning British team that brought you Everything and Nothing and The Secret Life of Chaos comes a unique television event on the physics of gravity. This film features unexpected historical insights, cutting-edge science and exciting new experiments. From Einstein's Relativity to quantum mechanics, host Jim Al-Khalili explores one of the most extraordinary phenomena in our universe.
Andrew SmithProfessor Jim Al-Khalili
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English [CC]
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4.4 out of 5 stars

13 global ratings

  1. 75% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 10% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 7% of reviews have 3 stars
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  5. 8% of reviews have 1 stars
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Jessica C.Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 February 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Excellent documentary
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Thoroughly joyful and insightful!
Definitely beats the braindead other programs available lol
More documentaries pls Amazon :)
Vincent NgReviewed in the United Kingdom on 01 December 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Never stop learning
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This video fills in many puzzles relating to gravity in a well structured way.
langstroth2Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 March 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
Started to watch this on a whim, but actually ...
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Started to watch this on a whim, but actually got drawn in. A simple buy very thought provoking look at Gravity, or is that Time...
WarekwiReviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 March 2018
4.0 out of 5 stars
A brain stretching exercise encompassing the history of attempts to explain gravity!
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A thought provoking documentary about the fundamentals of the universe in language that a non-physicist can appreciate.
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 December 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
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Absolutely brilliant! Thank you Jim & team for creating this masterpiece
Alexander JamesReviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 September 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Easy to follow for non scientists
Jim and the team have done it again! Another excellent presentation. It is clearly explained with some history of how we got to the modern theories. I appreciated the humility of showing that even the best scientist can get it a little wrong on occasion - there's no arrogance from Jim here. The occasional humour is a nice touch.

It is for the layman that is interested in learning a bit about some of the hardest to understand science, not for scientists. So some may find it a bit basic.
Dr. HouseReviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 January 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
BBC and Friends up to their usual excellence... again!
Beats the hell out of sleeping pills for insomniacs but always wonders to behold when Mysteries of the world are interpreted and explained in language that isn't too taxing on overly tired heads...

Loved it and cant wait for the new-ish updated theories to come out... NEUTRON STARS eh? Who knew?...
OlaOnlineReviewed in the United Kingdom on 02 February 2020
4.0 out of 5 stars
Very Informative trip through the Physics of Gravity
Very Informative trip through the Physics of Gravity

Plus it was wel illustrated with visits to some important locations

However, it left us hanging on the Experiment done to verify Einsteins Theory using a telescope, hence 4 stars rather than 5 stars
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