11/16/2007                                                                                       View Comments

Growing up in the Universe

Growing Up in the Universe is a series of lectures given by Richard Dawkins as part of the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, where he discusses the evolution of life in the universe.

The lectures were first broadcast in 1991, in the form of five one-hour episodes, on the BBC in the UK. The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science was granted the rights to the televised lectures, and a DVD version was released by the foundation on April 20, 2007.

Part 1: Waking Up in the Universe



Part 2: Designed and Designoid Objects


Part 3: Climbing Mount Improbable


Part 4: The Ultraviolet Garden


Part 5: The Genesis of Purpose


For more information on this series, or to order the DVD, go to http://richarddawkins.net/growingupintheuniverse

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting these videos. I bought the DVD from the Richard Dawkins Science Foundation and enjoyed how he explained 'complex' issues in very simple terms.

I'd definately recommend getting the DVD.