Through the Wormhole S06E05 – Are Aliens Inside Us Odds are excellent that extraterrestrial life exists. So why haven’t we found aliens out in the galaxy? Are we looking in the wrong places? New research shows we should look closer to home, even inside our bodies. It turns out that a lot of our DNA […]

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Through the Wormhole S06E04 – Do We Live in the Matrix Our universe seems real. But what if it’s a videogame? Scientists in a variety of fields are taking seriously the possibility that we live in a virtual reality. Maybe the Big Bang was just the moment someone flipped the switch and turned on our […]

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Through The Wormhole S05E05 Does the Ocean Think There could be an undiscovered species on Earth unlike anything we’ve ever known. Not in the ocean, but the ocean itself! Its body spans thousands of miles; its heart beats with a one-thousand-year pulse. It could even have an immune system capable of annihilating all other life […]

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Through The Wormhole S05E04  How to Collapse a Superpower With a little imagination, could a few terrorists sabotage a mighty nation? Perhaps even tear down modern civilization? The stability of the US, Europe, China, or any global power depends on high-speed digital communication. Our increasing dependence on digital devices and global interactivity may be placing […]

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Through The Wormhole S05E03  Is Poverty Genetic? Are the wealthy born in the right place at the right time? Do physics and biology determine who is rich and who is poor?Why do poor children perform worse in school? A researcher looks into this and finds physical differences between the brains of the rich and the […]

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Through The Wormhole S05E02 Is Luck Real ? Do we find luck or does it find us? Understanding the relationship between “luck” and the human brain may radically revise our understanding of both the laws of nature and the human brain itself.

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Through The Wormhole S05E01 Is God an Alien Concept ? Is God worshipped in other worlds across the cosmos? How might alien deities differ from our own? Have advanced aliens discovered everything there is to know about the universe, or are they too looking for answers? The answer may lie buried on Earth.

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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 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 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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Through The Wormhole S03E10 Did We Invent God? Our belief in a God above explains all we can’t understand. Where do religious beliefs come from? Some experts believe God may exist only in our brain, that we are wired to worship the supernatural and that faith in a higher power gives us an evolutionary advantage. […]

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Through The Wormhole S03E07 Can We Eliminate Evil? What drives some to torture and kill without remorse? Why do seemingly normal people commit acts of cruelty and violence? From where does evil come? Today, researchers are uncovering the hidden forces that inflame our inner demons … looking for ways to isolate and neutralize the source […]

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Through The Wormhole S03E05 What İs Nothing? Is empty space really empty? Or is it filled with hidden forces? Scientists now regard understanding the true nature of empty space as the deepest and most baffling mystery they face: one that will explain where the universe came from, whether it is fated to expand into oblivion […]

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Through The Wormhole S03E02 Is There a Superior Race? Are the races different on the inside as well as the outside? Is there even such a thing as race at all? Could advances in technology soon create a superior race of post-humans? Given the incendiary history of the topic of racial superiority, this is a […]

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Through the Wormhole S03E01 Will We Survive First Contact? Mankind longs for proof that we are not alone in the universe, but the moment of first contact will certainly mean the end of the world as we know it. Whether that is a bad thing for humanity or the start of a great future is […]

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Through the Wormhole S02E10 What Do Aliens Look Like? Science fiction writers have always had their little green men. But these humanoid aliens were based soundly on Earth-based life, not any extra terrestrial evidence. Today, we’ve discovered hundreds of planets around other stars. As we learn what some of these alternative Earths might look like, […]

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Through The Wormhole S02E09 – Can We Live Forever – This program reviews current thinking about what causes death and aging. Then it examines increasingly bizarre ideas about how to prevent them.

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Through The Wormhole S02E05 – Is There A Sixth Sense – Several scientists have conducted experiments, although with somewhat questionable controls, that suggest humans may have a rudimentary capabilities for telepathy and precognition. This program reviews the studies and the scientists speculate about how these capabilities may work and why we might have them.

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