The Mystery of Matter

First Look | Priestley & Lavoisier

Preview: Episode 1

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.

Aired: 08/19/15

Rating: TV-G

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