Chronicles the life and ideas of Ray Kurzweil, an inventor and futurist who presented his predictions about the future of technology in his bestselling book, The Singularity is Near.
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Most of us think of sand as a necessary ingredient for any beach vacation. Yet those seemingly insignificant grains of silica surround our daily lives. Every house, skyscraper and glass building...
What happens if you nurture a baby chimpanzee like a human baby? How much will he become like us? A landmark experiment in the 1970s tried to find out.
Space Suite I
A star dies in a supernova explosion, and curtains of light - the aurora borealis - dance before our eyes. Galaxies collide. Comets flash across the sky. The moon arcs across night's...
Space Suite II
As the engines of a rocket ignite, three brave astronauts prepare to make their new home orbiting high above our Earth. The moon passes through our planet’s shadow to become endowed with...
Raising Big Blue
The story of the how the blue whale skeleton displayed at UBC's Beaty Biodiversity Museum came to be and the struggles behind locating, excavating and transporting it.
Monster Quake: Will We Survive?
The damage inflicted by Chile's massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake in 2010 was a wake-up call. What would happen if a similar earthquake were to hit Seattle,...
The Tipping Points
In this six-part series, BC-based journalist and adventurer Bernice Notenboom heads to areas of the planet where climate systems may be nearing a tipping point. Bernice joins...
Fake or Fortune?
Art detectives Philip Mould and Fiona Bruce investigate more thrilling cases of art world mystery, intrigue and deception. In season five of Fake or Fortune?, they'll take on what...