Through The Wormhole Season 4

Season 4

Through The Wormhole Season 4

First Air Date: March 20, 2013

First Aired on    :   2013
Episodes    :   10 episodes



Episodes

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4x10 Did God Create Evolution? (July 31, 2013)


What or who created all of the billions of species that have lived on Earth? Is all life the product of evolution as Charles Darwin proposed or was it the guiding hand of a higher power?


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4x09 Do We Have Free Will? (July 24, 2013)


What if everything that has or will happen in the universe has already been determined and we are unable to change our inevitable destinies? Until the discovery of quantum uncertainty, physicists were convinced free will does not exist. Now neuroscientists and geneticists have stepped into the fray, arguing that free will is an illusion thanks to the genes we are born with, the automatic processes working in our brains, and the conforming pressures of society.


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4x08 Is Reality Real? (July 17, 2013)


We are in the midst of a revolution so insidious we can't even see it. From our telephones to our vacuum cleaners to our cars, we have robots that live and work beside us. And now we're designing them to think for themselves, giving them the power to learn to move on their own.


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4x07 Are Robots the Future of Human Evolution? (July 10, 2013)


We are in the midst of a revolution so insidious we can't even see it. From our telephones to our vacuum cleaners to our cars, we have robots that live and work beside us. And now we're designing them to think for themselves, giving them the power to learn to move on their own.


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4x06 Can Our Minds Be Hacked? (June 26, 2013)


Our minds store our entire lives, our memories and our deepest desires. Tell no one, and our thoughts remain our own. But our brains are biological computers. Computer hackers can tamper with our email.


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4x05 Will Sex Become Extinct? (July 03, 2013)


Every single person who has ever lived was created from the genes of one man and one woman. But human sexual reproduction, unchanged for millions of years, is about to undergo radical change.


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4x04 How Do Aliens Think? (June 19, 2013)


If the stuff of life is spread throughout the cosmos, then the universe could be teeming with aliens.


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4x03 Can We Survive the Death of the Sun? (June 12, 2013)


We are all at the mercy of the Sun. Its glowing disc sustains nearly all life on Earth. But the Sun also holds a dark secret: someday, our aging, expanding star will bathe the Earth in a fiery holocaust. Everything we know will turn to hot, bubbling, plasma.


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4x02 When Does Life Begin? (June 05, 2013)


It is a debate that has raged for centuries’. Groundbreaking evidence reveals that inside all of us are traces of cells from our relatives, blurring the lines between one life and another. Technology is now giving birth to new life forms made of surprising components – from droplets of oil in a Petri dish, to conscious robots and to a new global internet-connected life form comprised of all humanity.


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4x01 Is There a God Particle? (March 20, 2013)


Scientists explore the effects of the Higgs Boson discovery, which validates the Standard Model in particle physics and solidifies the understanding of subatomic particles; highlights include an in-depth discussion of the Higgs field and mass.




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