OU on the BBC: Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity
In Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity, Jim Al-Khalili tells the...
In Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity, Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature’s most mysterious force - electricity.
- Duration: 5 mins
- Published on: Thursday 7th July 2011
- Introductory Level
- Posted under: TV
In this series, scientist Jim Al-Khalili charts the fascinating history of mankind's attempt to understand and harness the power of electricity in this three-part series.
To find out more about upcoming episodes, check out our episode guide below. Then test your knowledge of electricity with our Spark it Up game. You can also visit the BBC pages or watch it on BBC iPlayer.
Here's a taste of the series: