FEATURING: Stephen Hawking, Samuel L. Jackson, Morgan Freeman, Courtney Cox, Donald Trump, Martin Sheen, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Will.I.Am. Featuring 12 fascinating episodes that explore a diverse range of topics from the scientific world.
Witness the wonders of the universe through the eyes of the world s greatest mind. Definitive, provocative and exquisitely beautiful, this series offers a fascinating look at space from the perspective of one of the finest brains on the planet. See, through Professor Stephen Hawking's eyes, how the universe began, ponder alien life in other galaxies and explore the real possibility of time travel. A combination of CGI, live action, digitally enhanced NASA footage and special effects brings Hawking's extraordinary vision of the universe to a new generation of stargazers. Aliens - Stephen Hawking considers one of the most important mysteries facing humankind the possibility of intelligent alien life. He leads us on a journey rendered in eye-popping detail, from the moons of Jupiter to a galaxy maybe not so far, far away. Time Travel - Stephen Hawking explores the world's favourite scientific question what if we could travel through time? He explores all the possibilities, warping the very fabric of time and space as he goes. The Story of Everything - Stephen Hawking reveals the wonders of the cosmos to a new generation. Delve into the mind of the world's most famous living scientist to reveal the splendour and majesty of the universe as never seen before.
Documentary presented by the esteemed physicist in which he sets out to explain what science can tell us about the meaning of life. With reference to the laws of physics, philosophers such as Descartes and his own intuition and scientific perception, the professor attempts to answer one of the toughest and most enduring questions ever conceived by the human mind.
The topic of stem cells has been a matter of great debate for our generation. No other subject straddles the line between life and death such as the question over the validity of the use of stem cells to improve the lives of those who seem beyond repair. Government officials and spiritual leaders have waged war on this scientific frontier as our great minds make even greater discoveries every day. But what are stem cells and are they the key to our future or a ticking time bomb waiting to detonate? Led by a pioneer in the science world, Stephen Hawking, this special takes us on a journey which delves into the subjects of stem cells both embryonic and adult, to explore what these wondrous and baffling mechanisms are capable of. Advancement in science is paramount; with the result of how to improve the lives of those who are living all the while acknowledging the moral debate our species faces.