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Through the Wormhole s2e1: Is There Life After Death? Is There Life After Death?

What happens when we die? Do we simply cease to be? Or do we survive in some form? What is it that makes us unique, conscious beings? It's the greatest mystery of existence, a problem seemingly too big for science to solve. But today, a cluster of biologists, physicists, and philosophers as Eben Alexander, Bruce Greyson, Stuart Hameroff, Giulio Tononi, Christof Koch, Douglas Hofstadter, Steve Potter, are closing in on the answer to the ultimate question.
 

Through the Wormhole s2e2: Is There an Edge to the Universe? Is There an Edge to the Universe?

Space it seems like it must go on forever. But does it? Out there in the farthest depths of the Universe, might there be someplace where something turns into absolutely nothing? Scientists Neil Cornish, Janna Levin, Jean-Pierre Luminet, Glenn Starkman, Andy Albrecht, Sasha Kashlinsky, Laura Mersini Houghton, are probing the far-flung reaches of the cosmos, trying to detect that outer limit, to find the shape of space...
 

Through the Wormhole s2e3: Does Time Really Exist? Does Time Really Exist?

Time. It's all around us. But is it what we think it is? Time seems to flow forward but can it run backward? It's one of the most challenging topics in science, questioning our most basic assumptions about reality. Is time a fundamental part of the Universe, or could it be that time doesn't really exist? Find more from Lee Smolin, Sean Carroll, David Eagleman, Julian Barbour, Tim Maudlin, Steve Weinstein
 

Through the Wormhole s2e4: Are There More than Three Dimensions? Are There More than Three Dimensions?

There's never been a stranger idea in the entire history of science. Down at the smallest scale, smaller than our cells, smaller than atoms, could the world suddenly get bigger. Branching out in new and totally unexpected ways? A quest to understand the ultimate nature of reality has gripped the greatest living minds and is forcing us to consider a truly shocking possibility. Find more from Lisa Randall, Tim Tait, Maria Spiropulu, Joe Polchinski, Eric Adelberger, Renate Loll
 

Through the Wormhole s2e5: Is There a Sixth Sense? Is There a Sixth Sense?

Touch, taste, sight, smell, hearing. These are the senses that connect us to the world. But are there more than five senses? Researchers are diving into hidden folds of our brains, discovering that the blind can actually see, that thoughts can fly across space and that somehow, we might have the power to feel the future. Find more from Beatrice de Gelder, David Chalmers, Roger Nelson, Rupert Sheldrake, Michael Persinger, Michio Kaku, Dean Radin, Daryl Bem
 

Through the Wormhole s2e6: Are there Parallel Universes? Are there Parallel Universes?

Earth, a place we all know. Beyond the faintest star, at the bottom of a black hole, or hidden in higher dimensions, groundbreaking science now suggests there might be more than one version of reality. At any moment, only one ego can become real. The others are completely invisible. Or are they? Find more from Max Tegmark, Frank Tipler, Andrew Cleland, Joanne Hewett, Andrei Linde, Paul Steinhardt, Nikodem Poplawski
 

Through the Wormhole s2e7: How Does the Universe Work? How Does the Universe Work?

From colossal explosions of stars to the strange movements of tiny particles each new discovery seems to reveal another layer of mystery. Our understanding of the world around us has taken us from the Stone Age to the Silicon Age. Now ironclad laws of physics are breaking apart. What we believe is reality may not be real at all. Find more from Jere Jenkins, Ephraim Fischbach, Anton Zeilinger, Yves Couder, Antony Valentini, Petr Horava, Clare Burrage, Max Tegmark
 

Through the Wormhole s2e8: Can We Travel Faster than Light? Can We Travel Faster than Light?

The Universe is full of breathtaking sights, glimpsed through powerful telescopes. But will we ever travel to these places of wonder and see them with our own eyes? Now scientists are designing warp drives, learning how to pry open wormholes, and looking for cracks in the fabric of the Cosmos. Find more from Sean Carroll, Miguel Alcubierre, Steve Lamoreaux, Steven Shu, Chris Monroe, Steve Olmschenk, John Webb, Joao Magueijo
 

Through the Wormhole s2e9: Can We Live Forever? Can We Live Forever?

The end of life. It's a reality that terrifies us and motivates us. Now cutting-edge science embarks on a bold mission to extend human life. Some think the answer lies in biology. Some believe it might be in our brains. And others claim that immortality would mean the end of humanity. Will death remain inevitable? Find more from Michio Kaku, Valter Longo, Aubrey De Grey, Chris Voigt, Greg Fahy, Olaf Sporns, Vlatko Vedral, Frank Tipler
 

Through the Wormhole s2e10: What Do Aliens Look Like? What Do Aliens Look Like?

Across the galaxy lie exotic worlds some made entirely of water, others stewing with poisonous gas. What kinds of creatures thrive in these places? Would they resemble beings on Earth or could life take on new and unexpected forms? What would a book of life on other planets look like? Could they also be alive? Find more from Andrew Knoll, Michael Labarbera, Dimitar Sasselov, Diana Valencia, William Bains, Sara Seager, Seth Shostack
 
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When the brain has grown, potter send information to it through the electrodes, and the brain responds. Those electrodes are connected to a computer that's wired up to a robot body, resulting in a new form of life. This is hybrot a robot controlled by living brain tissue.
Travel by wormhole requires exotic technology and the courage to jump into the unknown

Some things are flickering through your consciousness that grab your attention for a moment, then they move on.

The rules of building wormholes start with Einstein's theory of relativity, which tells you how to bend and shape space as if it were a flexible sheet.

What I'm suggesting is that our minds work through extended fields that stretch out far beyond our heads into the world around us, linking us to other people and to our environment.

Vast amount of negative energy needed to keep the wormhole's mouth and tunnel from collapsing is tricky stuff to control.

The energy must be conserved. So all the matter goes through the event horizon from a black hole to the growing white hole on the other side and participates in creating new growing universe.

On Earth, evolution has produced countless variations on life animals that glide through the water and soar through the sky.

We won't master the technology of wormholes and warp drives for centuries at least. But there's another way to zip around the cosmos.

Gravity dominates the world we know, and thanks to Newton and Einstein, we understand it pretty well. But physicists have no idea what role gravity plays in the quantum realm or its effect on space and time. If we crack this mystery, we will finally know if it is possible to travel back in time or through a wormhole.

A cosmic engineer would first create two mouths and connect them. Then, he would drag one of the mouths light-years away but the tunnel between the two mouths is not part of our space and could remain very short. It's a simple idea, but the vast amount of negative energy needed to keep the wormhole's mouth and tunnel from collapsing is tricky stuff to control. It's very challenging to stabilize a wormhole.

We've all heard of wormholes. They're cosmic shortcuts that put alien worlds practically on our doorstep. But how would we actually build one?

Anything and everything in the Universe has the tendency to go from order to disorder.


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Horizontal images taken through skull
Horizontal images taken through skull




  Subatomic shrapnel through the detectors
Subatomic shrapnel through the detectors


Looking for evidence of a global mind
Looking for evidence of a global mind


A glimpse of a parallel universe inside small square of silicon
A glimpse of a parallel universe inside small square of silicon


Universe: 4.6% Visible Matter, 0.4% Neutrinos, 23% Dark Matter, 72% Dark Energy
Universe: 4.6% Visible Matter, 0.4% Neutrinos, 23% Dark Matter, 72% Dark Energy


Traveling faster than light through a wormhole would be a risky ride
Traveling faster than light through a wormhole would be a risky ride


If our Universe is like a hotel room
If our Universe is like a hotel room


Fermi Space Telescope
Fermi Space Telescope
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