Seven Ages of Science
7Agesof Sci: Age of Now 7/7 17 Sep 13
Lisa Jardine explores what's driving science in the 21st century: curiosity, politics, profit or PR?
7Agesof Sci: Age of War 6/7 10 Sep 13
Lisa Jardine explores how military demands mobilised science not in World War II, but in World War I.
7AgesofSci: Age of Inspiration 4/7 27 Aug 13
Lisa Jardine explores an Age in which scientists took leaps of faith.
7AgesofSci: Age of Opportunity 3/7 20 Aug 13
Lisa Jardine explores how the advent of mass manufacture in the Midlands changed scientific endeavour from a gentlemanly pursuit into a gritty, profitable, factory-based industry.
7AgesofSci: Age of Exploration 2/7 13 Aug 13
Lisa Jardine describes how an Age of Exploration - and Britain's desire to build an empire - encouraged a keen interest in the natural world, promoting botany from a hobby to a serious science.
7AgesofSci: Age of Ingenuity 1/7 6 Aug 13
In the first of her Seven Ages of Science, Age of Ingenuity, Lisa Jardine explores the history of modern science from its birth in Restoration England
Lisa Jardine traces the evolution of scientific endeavour in Britain over the last four centuries. We often hear how science has changed our world. In this series of seven programmes, Lisa explores how our world has changed science.
- United Kingdom