Brave New World with Stephen Hawking
Brave New World with Stephen Hawking is a Channel 4 documentary series narrated by Stephen Hawking, globally exploring the scientific breakthroughs that are transforming our lives in the 21st century. The series consists of five episodes, each of which looks at potential future products in science and technology along those topics: machines, health, technology, environment, and biology. With the help of some of the world's leading scientific figures - including David Attenborough, Richard Dawkins, Aarathi Prasad, Robert Winston and Maggie Aderin-Pocock - this series reveals how science is striving for humankind's next leap forward.
Episode 1 - Machines
This episode showcases breakthroughs in technology and engineering that are creating a new generation of machines.
Episode 2 - Health
This episode examines how scientists are fighting for our survival by battling the world's big killer diseases.
Episode 3 - Technology
This episode explores how 21st-century technology is shaping our future by changing the way we live, the way we communicate and our perception of the universe.
Episode 4 - Environment
This episode shows how science turns superhero as it battles to save the planet and preserve the human race.
Episode 5 - Biology
This episode unearths the amazing breakthroughs that are transforming the resilience and strength of the human body.
This is a six-part documentary series that provides a thought-provoking and imaginative perspective on scientific discovery as it unfolds.
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