6 x 30 minutes for Al Jazeera English
Science in a Golden Age presented by Professor Jim Al-Khalili has just been broadcast worldwide on Al Jazeera English.
Jim takes us on a journey to unravel the links between the latest developments in the world of science and the work of unsung scientific heroes of the past. Whilst Europe was living in the dark ages, there was a progressive scientific revolution taking place across the Middle East, Persia, North Africa and Spain.
You can watch the episodes on the Al Jazeera website.