Beginning Tuesday, April 25 at 10PM on Science Channel
Morgan Freeman returns to host the final four episodes of the multiple Emmy® nominated series “THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN.” Freeman will challenge audiences once again to think about daring questions while taking a deeper look at the science behind topics such as hidden forces in the universe, aging, the future of Earth, and gun violence.
The series features some of the world's top science experts asking and looking for answers to some of our planet’s most gripping questions. The first of these last four episodes asks IS THE FORCE WITH US? As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars, this episode explores new research that is beginning to reveal a hidden force in the universe - one that penetrates space with trillions of invisible connections, instantly linking every place in our world and joining our future with our past.
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The final three episodes are:
• CAN WE CHEAT DEATH? Death is life’s greatest certainty. But that may be about to change. Scientists have discovered an immortal animal that may hold the secret of endless regeneration. They’re on the brink of editing our DNA so that we can cure death like a disease. Or is dying necessary for the survival of our species?
• CAN WE HACK THE PLANET? Humanity is under threat – from storms that seem to get ever fiercer, earthquakes that seem ever more deadly, and killer viruses that are engulfing the globe. Some scientists think it’s time for us to fight back. Can we – should we –hack the planet?
• IS GUN CRIME A VIRUS? Premieres Tuesday, May 16 at 10PM ET/PT – Every 17 minutes in America, someone is killed with a gun. Politicians can’t seem to stop the violence. But epidemiologists, psychologists and big data crunchers are discovering that gun crime spreads like a virus –and science may be able to stop its spread.