Best Episodes Of Through the Wormhole


Through the WormholeThrough the Wormhole is a TV series starring Morgan Freeman, Sean Carroll, and Michio Kaku. Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence – the questions that have puzzled mankind for…

Release Date: June 2010


10. Can We Travel Faster Than Light?


Through the Wormhole Season 2 Episode 8Air Date: 27 Jul. 2011
Season 2, Episode 8

The laws of physics allow a variety of ways to get around the universe faster than the speed of light. These prospects are explained along with the daunting engineering challenges of making them practical and safe.


9. Is There an Edge to the Universe?


Through the Wormhole Season 2 Episode 2Air Date: 15 Jun. 2011
Season 2, Episode 2

To the average person it seems obvious that the universe must have an edge. Yet most cosmologists think that like a ball, or more likely a bagel, the universe has no end, other then a temporal one – a beginning and, perhaps, an end. But several scientists agree with the common man that there is an edge to the universe and they have some definite ideas about what is beyond the edge and how to prove their case.


8. Can We All Become Geniuses


Through the Wormhole Season 7 Episode 4Air Date: 20 Sep. 2016
Season 7, Episode 4

Genius lies somewhere in the human mind, bringing mathematical insight, sparking artistic inspiration and enabling some to see what most cannot. Might we augment our biology with technology to unlock the genius inside us all?


7. Are We Alone?


Through the Wormhole Season 1 Episode 6Air Date: 14 Jul. 2010
Season 1, Episode 6

This program considers the likelihood that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe and the prospects that it may inhabit a nearby planet. Then the various methods being used to look for alien intelligence are reviewed.


6. Are There Parallel Universes?


Through the Wormhole Season 2 Episode 6Air Date: 13 Jul. 2011
Season 2, Episode 6

This program presents the scientific foundation for parallel universes. Then it reviews the various speculative ideas scientists are exploring about how universes form and how they interact. In our explorations we bump into our old cosmic friends; black holes, white holes, dark matter and the big bang.


5. When Did Time Begin?


Through the Wormhole Season 5 Episode 10Air Date: 23 Jul. 2014
Season 5, Episode 10

We float along the river of time. But does that river have a source? Where did time come from?



4. Does Time Really Exist?


Through the Wormhole Season 2 Episode 3Air Date: 22 Jun. 2011
Season 2, Episode 3

After a brief explanation of how we measure time this program takes a detailed look at how we perceive time. Then it’s time for the physicists to present their ideas about what time is before Steve Weinstein talks about two dimensional time.


3. Can We Hack the Planet?


Air Date: 9 May 2017
Season 8, Episode 3

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?


2. What Are We Really Made Of?


Through the Wormhole Season 1 Episode 7Air Date: 21 Jul. 2010
Season 1, Episode 7

This program delves deep into the atom to find the ultimate constituents of matter focusing finally on the theoretical Higgs Boson.


1. The Riddle of Black Holes


Through the Wormhole Season 1 Episode 2Air Date: 16 Jun. 2010
Season 1, Episode 2

After reviewing theories about how black holes form and how they were detected this program looks at their counterintuitive behavior that makes them seem so bizarre.