Through the Wormhole

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Through the Wormhole

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Thursday October 30

9:00 PM

60 min.

Is a Zombie Apocalypse Possible?

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It is a nightmare that has stalked us for centuries: hordes of human beings transformed into mindless, cannibalistic monsters. Could this nightmare become reality? Neuroscientists are discovering how easy it is to lose conscious control of our bodies.
 

Friday October 31

12:00 AM

60 min.

Is a Zombie Apocalypse Possible?

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It is a nightmare that has stalked us for centuries: hordes of human beings transformed into mindless, cannibalistic monsters. Could this nightmare become reality? Neuroscientists are discovering how easy it is to lose conscious control of our bodies.
 

Monday November 3

4:00 PM

60 min.

How to Collapse a Superpower

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Could a few terrorists sabotage a mighty nation? The stability of the US, Europe, China, or any global power depends on high-speed digital communication. Our dependence on digital devices and global interactivity may be placing us in grave danger.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Is There a Superior Race?

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Are races different on the inside as well as the outside? Is there such a thing as race at all? Or, could advances in technology create a superior race? The answers to these questions may tell us where humanity is headed.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Can We Eliminate Evil?

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Researchers are uncovering the hidden forces that inflame our inner demons, looking for ways to neutralize the source of evil in the brain. Methods include learning impulse control and stimulating altruism. But can psychopaths who lack empathy be helped?
 

Sunday November 9

9:00 PM

60 min.

The Riddle of Black Holes

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They are the most powerful objects in the universe. Astronomers now think there are billions of them, swallowing up planets and stars in violent feeding frenzies, and that reality may take place on a two-dimensional hologram at the edge of the universe.
 

Monday November 10

12:00 AM

60 min.

The Riddle of Black Holes

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They are the most powerful objects in the universe. Astronomers now think there are billions of them, swallowing up planets and stars in violent feeding frenzies, and that reality may take place on a two-dimensional hologram at the edge of the universe.
 

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