The Science of Doctor Who
The Science of Doctor WhoFactual Programme: 208
Writer: Professor Brian Cox, Steve Thompson
Director: Ashley Way
Featuring: Professor Brian Cox, Matt Smith
First Broadcast: Thu 14 Nov 2013
Running Time: 59 minutes 27 seconds
For one night only, Professor Brian Cox explores the universe of the worlds favourite Timelord, Doctor Who.
Brian takes an audience, with the help of celebrity guests, on a journey into the wonderful universe of The Doctor, in a specially recorded programme from the lecture theatre of the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Brian reveals the science behind the spectacle and explains the physics that allows Doctor Who to travel through space and time. Fun, but filled with real science, its a special night for Who fans as well anyone with a thirst for understanding.
Brian is in the unique position of knowing The Doctors universe inside out as well as the reality behind the drama. When the TARDIS travels through time and space, Brian understands the physics involved. And when it comes to life on other planets, Brian knows the real science that could prove extra-terrestrial life might just really exist in our galaxy.