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Stephen Hawking challenges volunteers and viewers to consider some of humanity's greatest questions.

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Three ordinary people search for humanity's true place in the cosmos.
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Self-assembling machines, light-up bacteria and a physical demonstration of evolution revolutionize volunteers' views of life.
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Stephen Hawking leads three people on a journey of discovery featuring racing cars, ice skaters, balloons and running tracks.
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Stephen Hawking prompts three people to think like philosophers as well as scientists as they assess why humans exist.
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Stephen Hawking challenges three people to ponder the likelihood of alien life.
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Stephen Hawking considers whether time travel is possible; ideas include DeLoreans, atomic clocks, a giant black hole and a large swath of New York.

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Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking brings his vision of the universe to the screen for the first time, combining cutting-edge effects, digitally enhanced NASA footage and live action to delve into such topics as how the universe began, whether life exists on other planets, and whether our galaxy has a life expectancy. The professor also theorizes what the Big Bang can tell us about the eventual end of the universe.
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The ideas of Stephen Hawking and his collaborators on the origin of the cosmos.
Commander Stephen Hawking pilots his space ship on the journey of a lifetime.
"Naked Science" strips away the layers of a scientific investigation into one of the big mysteries of our time, revealing through expert analysis realistic scenarios that either confirm or deny long-held assumptions and misconceptions.
"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, in a departure from the type of material he is best known for, pays homage to Carl Sagan's award-winning and iconic "Cosmos" with this docuseries. Through stories of humankind's quest for knowledge, viewers travel across the universe. Scientific concepts are presented clearly, with both skepticism and wonder, to impart their full impact. Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts, and Sagan's original creative collaborator, Ann Druyan, serves as an executive producer.
Experts use modern forensic techniques to shed new light on historical mysteries such as the sinking of the Andrea Doria and the riddle of whether a weather or geological event of some kind might have triggered the Dark Ages.
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