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Aiming for a Target

Aiming for a Target

Two of the volunteers make shapes of their choice while the third flings them off the top of the tower to see which will get closest to the target. As they re-make the best performing shapes we see how the winning features are passed onto the next generation.
Clip Season 1 Episode 5 Length 01:58 Premiere: 5/31/16

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Genius by Stephen Hawking

About Genius by Stephen Hawking

In Genius by Stephen Hawking, Professor Stephen Hawking challenges a selection of volunteers to think like the greatest geniuses in history and solve some of humanity's most enduring questions.

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Season 1 Episodes

Where Are We?

S1 E6 Length 54:11 Premiere Date 6/1/16

What Are We?

S1 E5 Length 54:41 Premiere Date 6/1/16

Where Did the Universe Come From?

S1 E4 Length 54:41 Premiere Date 5/25/16

Why Are We Here?

S1 E3 Length 54:41 Premiere Date 5/25/16

Are We Alone?

S1 E2 Length 54:41 Premiere Date 5/18/16

Can We Time Travel?

S1 E1 Length 54:40 Premiere Date 5/18/16

Stephen Hawking’s Machine of Life

Clip Length 02:32 Premiere Date 5/31/16

How Atoms Are Created in the Magnet Experiment

Clip Length 02:46 Premiere Date 5/31/16

Aiming for a Target

Clip Length 01:58 Premiere Date 5/31/16

What Are We?

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 6/1/16

Official Trailer

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 5/18/16

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