“ASRAR-E-JEHAN” (MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE) BY PERVEZ HOODBHOY
The series Asrar-e-Jehan (Mysteries of the Universe) was broadcast for Pakistan Television in 2001.
- اسرار کی باتیں
Amazingly all that we know can be understood from a few simple laws that we can actually discover.
- خطرے کی گھنٹی
The earth’s climate is changing. Why, and how will this change life on earth?
- خلاء کا پیاسا مسافر
Water is the key to interplanetary travel. But where can one find water in space? Maybe on the moon!
- آدم اور کمپیوٹر
Can computers be made to think and can they become smarter than us?
- ہمیں ورثے میں کیا ملا؟
DNA and genes determine what you are.
- جراثیم کی دنیا
The microbial world is where battles of life and death are fought. Let’s look at the denizens of that world.
- …دل ہی تو ہے
Sorry, the heart is not the centre of emotions. It’s just a fantastic piece of machinery that keeps us alive.
- انٹی میٹر کی تلاش
For every known particle there’s an antiparticle. This is one of the greatest ideas of the 20th century. But be careful not to meet your anti-person!
- چلو چلو مریخ چلو
Mars has fascinated humans and now we’re getting to know this planet better and better.
- مقناطیس کے کما لات
Magnetism has fascinated humans ever since it was discovered by a shepherd. But now it is the basis of civilization.
- گریوٹی – ایک پرکشش حقیقت
This apparently strong force which makes everything fall downwards is actually a very feeble force indeed. Understanding gravity is the key to much.
- وقت وقت کی باتیں
Time is mysterious. It can be made to slow down. Even to stop!
- سوال اٹھتا ہے
Viewers come up with their questions after watching this 13-part series.