Through the Wormhole S04E10  “Did God Create Evolution?” 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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Through the Wormhole S04E09  “Do We Have Free Will?” We like to think we are the masters of our fates. But is that really true? What if everything that has happened or will happen in the universe has already been set, from the Big Bang to the Last Gasp, and we are unable to change […]

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Through the Wormhole S04E08  “Is Reality Real?” Do we live in the “real world,” or is it all in our mind? Our basic assumptions about life and the universe may be false. Is nothing certain? Or is reality real?

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Through the Wormhole S04E07  “Are Robots the Future of Human Evolution?” 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 […]

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Through the Wormhole S04E05  “Will Sex Become Extinct?” 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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Through the Wormhole S04E04  “How Do Aliens Think?” If the stuff of life is spread throughout the cosmos, then the universe could be teeming with aliens. Will alien brains think in ways we understand?

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Through the Wormhole S04E03  “Can We Survive the Death of the Sun?” 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 […]

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Through the Wormhole S04E02  “When Does Life Begin?” We can all trace our lives back to a beginning. But what defines the beginning? Is it the moment when two cells unite? Or does something have to know it is alive before its life can begin?

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Through the Wormhole S04E01  “Is There a God Particle?” Examining the 2012 discovery of a subatomic particle believed to be the Higgs boson, or “God particle,” which could explain how matter came to exist in the universe. Scientists explore the fundamental nature of the Higgs boson and how it gives mass to matter.

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