Stephen Hawking's Science of the Future

Stephen Hawking's Science of the Future investigates the very latest game changing innovations.

Each episode takes one area of progress and sends five top scientists out to actively test the inventions and breakthroughs that are driving it.

The team explore human upgrades, the virtual world, bio-mimicry, high-tech emergency responses, and more.

Featuring a wide range of examples, from advanced robotics and breathtaking digital actors, to cutting edge smart homes and electronic brain stimulation, the series reveals how science is delivering astonishing improvements to all our lives.

Using the evidence they gather, the team reveals the year when each innovation will be rolled out for us all to benefit from, and Hawking then draws out his own uniquely insightful predictions about what our world will be like in the years to come.

Previous Episode

Hyper Connections

Episode 1x06; Jun 7, 2014

Discover a new age where machines talk to machines, sciences come together to form new disciplines, and new connections are made every day.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: Hyper ConnectionsJun 7, 2014
1x05: Designer HumansMay 31, 2014
1x04: Perfect CityMay 17, 2014
View full episode list »