Genius by Stephen Hawking - Where are we

In Genius by Stephen Hawking, Professor Stephen Hawking challenges a selection of volunteers to think like the greatest geniuses in history and solve some of humanity's most enduring questions. Genius by Stephen Hawking premiered May 18 - June 1, 2016.

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Stephen Hawking’s Machine of Life

02:32

Humans are made of tiny machines, which must all work together to thrive.


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How Atoms Are Created in the Magnet Experiment

02:46

An experiment with magnets demonstrates how energy allows atoms to be created.

Aiming for a Target

01:58

Molecules adapt to survive their environment and are passed on to the next generation.

How Far Apart Are the Moon and the Earth?

02:11

Demonstration finding the distance between the moon and the Earth.

Pendulum Experiment

00:50

The Earth rotates, and where you are changes how you see the universe.

Smartphone and Tablet Models of the Galaxies

02:02

Using smartphones and tablets to measure how far apart the Milky Way is from Andromeda.

Martini Experiment

02:04

The volunteers need to think like scientists to make the perfect cocktail.