Manifest Destiny or Grand Illusion?
There are some who see Mars as a frontier of freedom and prosperity—the next home for humans. But the true Mars is a failing world, harsh cold, bone dry, and with a toxic landscape.
Hundreds of years from now, few people will remember the names of famous celebrities, but everyone will remember the names of those four brave men and women who were the first to live on Mars.
Can We Live Forever? Technology has made this question less rhetorical nonsense and more practical planning. Surgery, drugs, and the study of DNA have all contributed to a human species living into our 80’s, 90’s, and even 100’s.
Machines The team showcase breakthroughs in technology and engineering that are creating a new generation of machines. Mark Evans fuses his brain with a computer in Switzerland to test a new breed of machine.