The BEST Episodes of Wonders of Life
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2020
Network: BBC Two
Wonders of Life is a five-part television documentary series presented by physicist Professor Brian Cox. It is the BBC science department's follow up to Wonders of the Universe and Wonders of the Solar System. The series was produced by the BBC and Chinese state television network CCTV-9 and aired from 27 January 2013 at 9 PM on BBC Two.
#1 - Expanding Universe
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 3, 2013
In the second episode, Brian travels to the U.S. to showcase how the laws of science allowed senses to arise.
#2 - Home
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 24, 2013
In the final episode, Cox explains what makes Earth a home for life and asks what ingredients were required for complex life to begin.
#3 - Size Matters
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 17, 2013
The fourth episode sees Brian in Australia looking at how the size of life affects each plant and animal, and how long it can survive.
#4 - Endless Forms Most Beautiful
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 10, 2013
Brian travels to Africa and Madagascar to analyse why Earth is a fertile place and how it allows complex life to exist.
#5 - What is Life?
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 27, 2013
Professor Brian Cox journeys to Southeast Asia to see how life began on Earth and how the flow of energy created and supports life.