Friday, December 13th, 2019
Moonshot

Moonshot

Crazy scientists chasing humanity’s wildest dreams. Humans have always been drawn to grand ideas, but for the first time in history some of these crazy, often controversial dreams seem within reach. What will it take to succeed, what has it already taken and what would the implications be for the world?

Moonshot: Brain Computing

Moonshot: Brain Computing Our brain has 86 million neurons, connected by 3 million kilometers of nerve fibers and The Human Brain Project is mapping it all. One of the key applications is neuromorphic computing – computers inspired by brain architecture. Genre: Science, Technology Duration: 0:10:40 For all licensing enquiries and ...

Moonshot: Ending Dengue

Moonshot: Ending Dengue Dengue is the fastest spreading tropical disease, with 40% of the world’s population is currently at risk. Transmitted by mosquitoes, so far there’s been little progress in fighting back. One organization is using a naturally occurring bacteria to inoculate mosquitoes and has plans to eradicate the disease. ...

Moonshot: Alien Contact

Moonshot: Alien Contact For half a century, researchers have been scanning the sky for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence, so far to no avail. But with regular discoveries of new planets around distant stars, the universe appears to be more bio-friendly by the day. Genre: Science, Technology Duration: 0:09:46 For all ...

Moonshot: Fusion Energy

Moonshot: Fusion Energy It’s been long said that “fusion is the energy of the future. And always will be.” But now, with an influx of private investment, fusion startups are in the race for the holy grail of energy: limitless, clean power. A company based in Oxford, U.K. believes they’re ...