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Professor Brian Cox explores mankind's origins, place and destiny in the universe.

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Brian concludes the series by returning to the top of the world in Svalbard, where he unlocks the secret of our long term survival.
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Brian tells the story of how our innate human curiosity has led us from feeling that we are at the center of everything, to our modern understanding of our true place in space and time.
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Questions about are we alone and why are we here on Earth.
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Our civilization emerged from rocks, stars and endless space.

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