Stephen Hawking's Future Universe

March 2016
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S2 Ep6 - Hyper Connections

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Hyper Connections - Stephen Hawking and his team investigate the dawning of a new age where machines talk to machines, where previously isolated sciences come together to form new disciplines. Jim Al Khalili is in Zurich to get to the bottom of how advanced quadrocopters work in unison to perform astonishing feats better than people. Daniel Kraft investigates how bioengineering shrimp shells has led to a lifesaving new innovation in blood clotting products. Chris Eliasmith discovers how biologi...
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Ep5 - Designer Human

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DESIGNER HUMAN In this episode, Stephen Hawking and his team investigate how breakthroughs in technology are being applied to human being, not only for more effective repairs and replacement body parts, but also for upgrading the brain! Ultimately, will science be able to improve on evolution? First up, Jim Al Khlalili travels to Oxford, to test a radical new innovation that uses electrical stimulation of the brain to improve maths ability. Aarathi Prasad then checks out how ligament dama...
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S2 Ep4 - Perfect City

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Designer Human - Stephen Hawking and his team investigate how breakthroughs in technology are being applied to human beings, not only for more effective repairs and replacement body parts, but also for upgrading the brain. The team travel to Oxford to test a radical new innovation that uses electrical stimulation of the brain to improve maths ability. They then explore how ligament damage, that affects over 400,000 people in the US alone is being tackled with advanced regenerative techniques an...
February 2016
45:39

S2 Ep3 - Virtual World

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Virtual World - Stephen Hawking and his team investigate how reality is being increasingly stretched as people become less dependent on the physical world and more involved with the virtual electronic world. In this episode, a remarkable 3D virtual training programme for the military is investigated, a new system is tested that can map places inaccessible to GPS and Sat Nav, bio-printing, where designs created on computers are turned into three dimensional living tissues is examined and a new w...
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S2 Ep2 - Code Red

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Code Red - Dealing with crises has always been one of science's greatest challenges. In this episode, Stephen Hawking and his team investigate astonishing breakthroughs that are making human life less fragile in the face of danger. First on the agenda, a helicopter that can take people out of the equation by flying without a pilot, the latest high tech bomb disposal robot is tested, a face recognition system with the potential to identify criminals in 15 seconds is investigated and a revolution...
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S2 Ep1 - Inspired By Nature

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Inspired By Nature - These scientists and presenters will seek out the biggest breakthroughs and brightest stars in the international science world, asking not just 'How? but 'How does this affect me?' This will reveal the power of 21st century science, laid bare by people who really know what they are talking about - and what they think about it. We will bridge the gap between what scientists know and what we know, as our eminent presenters gain VIP access to the most amazing work being done...

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Inspired By Nature - These scientists and presenters will seek out the biggest breakthroughs and brightest stars in the international science world, asking not just 'How? but 'How does this affect me?' This will reveal the power of 21st century science, laid bare by people who really know what they are talking about - and what they think about it.
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