Host and physicist Dr Derek Muller unlocks the mysteries of uranium, one of the Earth's most controversial elements. Dr Muller embarks on an epic journey across the globe to explain the fascinating details of uranium's birth and longevity. Born from the collapse of a star, uranium has brought hope, progress and destruction. It has revolutionised society, from medicine to warfare. It is an element that has profoundly shaped the past, will change the future and will exist long after humans have left the Earth.