The Periodic Table is used to explore some of the more than 100 elements in our universe. The program discovers why some are more reactive than others while looking at metals, alkali metals and halogens.
The Wright Brothers build and fly the world's first airplane, but they keep it a secret, leaving an opening for motor designer, Glenn Curtiss, to swoop in and compete to be the first to fly in public. Joseph Pulitzer's journalistic integrity is tested when young millionaire, William Randolph Hearst, sets out to be the king of the newspaper industry, using a gossip rag to revolutionise the future of journalism.
Genius tells the story of the men and women that changed the way we live. These are the heroes, legendary icons, luminaries who changed the world through monumental innovations and staggering ingenuity.
Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on food issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas that may transform our everyday lives.