The natural history of a sunbeam

Learn about the power of sunlight, from its structure to how it supports life on Earth with Professor George Porter in the 1976 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.

About this series

British scientist and winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry George Porter explains the power of light, from the role it plays in stimulating life to supplying energy to our homes, in this selection of engaging and entertaining CHRISTMAS LECTURES from 1976.  

In this series of six videos filmed at the Ri, George Porter, former Director of the Ri and the Baron Porter of Luddenham takes the audience through a plethora of demonstrations and explanations on the importance of sunbeams.