The Mystery of Matter

Episode 1: Out of Thin Air | Full Episode

Video duration: 54:20Expires: 05/19/16Video has closed captioning.

See how the discovery of oxygen by one of science’s great odd couples — Joseph Priestley and Antoine Lavoisier — triggers a worldwide search for new elements. Soon caught up in the hunt is chemist Humphry Davy, whose showmanship dazzles London audiences.