Brave New World with Stephen Hawking

Huge leaps in technology, medicine and genetics, as well as the challenges of sustaining a population of seven billion people, has created an unprecedented age of experimentation and discovery. Professor Stephen Hawking examines how science is striving for humankind's next leap forward. Hawking is joined by a team of scientific experts representing a wide range of disciplines - including Sir David Attenborough, Richard Dawkins, Aarathi Prasad, Lord Winston, Jim Al-Khalili and Maggie Aderin-Pocock - who travel the world in search of the new discoveries they think are most significant for humankind and give a glimpse into the future. Contains the complete 5 part series.

Year: 2011
Genre: Documentaries, General Docos
Country: Canada
Starring: Stephen Hawking
Duration: 230 Minutes
Rating: M
Location in store: Documentary (General)



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