Breakthrough provides a thought-provoking and imaginative perspective on scientific discovery as it unfolds. Each episode follows scientific explorers working on cutting-­edge projects with breakthrough potential.

Show Info

Airs on: United States National Geographic Channel (2015 - now)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Power to the People

Episode 2x06; Jun 6, 2017

The world's electric grids are aging and vulnerable. Now, engineers are making a dangerous trek to prove there is a better way to bring power to the people. Engineers make a dangerous trek across the Himalayas to bring power to a remote monastery.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x06: Power to the PeopleJun 6, 2017
2x05: Predicting the FutureMay 30, 2017
2x04: Game of DronesMay 23, 2017
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