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Genius by Stephen Hawking
Genius by Stephen Hawking
Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking shows ordinary people how to think like a genius.
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Where Are We?
Can three volunteers to measure the solar system and universe to find out where we are?
Preview: Ep6 | 30s
How Far Apart Are the Moon and the Earth?
Demonstration finding the distance between the moon and the Earth.
Clip: Ep6 | 2m 11s
The Earth rotates, and where you are changes how you see the universe.
Clip: Ep6 | 50s
Smartphone and Tablet Models of the Galaxies
Using smartphones and tablets to measure how far apart the Milky Way is from Andromeda.
Clip: Ep6 | 2m 2s
What Are We?
Three volunteers set out to find an amazing realization about the nature of life itself.
Preview: Ep5 | 30s
How Atoms Are Created in the Magnet Experiment
An experiment with magnets demonstrates how energy allows atoms to be created.
Clip: Ep5 | 2m 46s
Aiming for a Target
Molecules adapt to survive their environment and are passed on to the next generation.
Clip: Ep5 | 1m 58s
Stephen Hawking’s Machine of Life
Humans are made of tiny machines, which must all work together to thrive.
Clip: Ep5 | 2m 32s
Where Did The Universe Come From?
Watch Hawking lead a journey of discovery featuring racing cars, skaters and balloons.
Preview: Ep4 | 30s
The Movement of Galaxies in Space
A track race demo explains how the galaxies furthest from Earth move fastest.
Clip: Ep4 | 4m 33s
Replicating the Big Bang on Ice
A hockey team demonstrates how galaxies expand, with some unusual equipment.
Clip: Ep4 | 5m 24s
Drag Racing to Explore the Doppler Effect
Hubble’s theory explored with a Doppler effect drag racing challenge.
Clip: Ep4 | 3m 16s
Why Are We Here?
Follow the team’s truly mind-bending challenge: Can they work out why they exist at all?
Preview: Ep3 | 30s
Doppelganger Challenge Exploring Human Choices
A demonstration shows that the realm of possible realities is vast.
Clip: Ep3 | 2m 41s
The volunteers need to think like scientists to make the perfect cocktail.
Clip: Ep3 | 2m 4s
Brain Activity and Fireworks
EEG display shows how our brains make decisions.
Clip: Ep3 | 2m 34s
Magic can be explained by science.
Clip: Ep3 | 1m 25s
Are We Alone?
See why the team has their minds blown when they try to work out the likelihood of aliens.
Preview: Ep2 | 30s
Testing Out An Alien Broadcast
Learning how we can listen to an alien broadcast from deep space.
Clip: Ep2 | 2m 39s
How Many Stars Are There in the Galaxy?
The volunteers find a way to count and visualize the number of stars in the galaxy.
Clip: Ep2 | 1m 55s
Intelligent Life Exists
Stephen Hawking explains that he believes we’ll encounter aliens in our lifetime.
Clip: Ep2 | 2m 1s
Hawking in Times Square
Stephen Hawking makes a viral appearance in Times Square.
Clip: Ep1 | 2m 16s
The volunteers are surprised by a DeLorean and demonstrate a time traveling experiment.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 1s