chemistry, Documentaries

Uranium: Twisting the Dragon’s Tail

YEAR: 2015 | LENGTH: 2 parts (60 minutes each)

DESCRIPTION: Legends have it there’s a world beneath this one. They say that’s where the Dragon sleeps. Warm. Coiled. Ready to spring. They say she breathes fire, they say her wings might envelop the Earth. They say be careful how you wake the Dragon. 2015 is the 70th anniversary of the most profound change in the history of human enterprise on Earth. The unleashing of the elemental force within uranium. The unleashing of the Dragon. Join us on an epic adventure, a journey through place and time, around the cultural, scientific and natural history of the most wondrous and terrifying rock on Earth. – source