https://assets-natgeotv.fnghub.com/Shows/74812.jpg
  • BREAKTHROUGH

DESCRIPTION

When humans put their imaginations to work, anything is possible. Aiming to inspire and entertain viewers, BREAKTHROUGH delves into the social, ethical and economic questions raised by the potentially world-changing innovations at the heart of each episode.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Breakthrough: Decoding The Brain
    The human brain is the most complex object in the known universe; new technology is leading towards significant discoveries about its workings.
  • Breakthrough: Water Apocalypse
    Water is in increasingly short supply. Scientists and engineers the world over are struggling to create local solutions for this global problem.
  • Breakthrough: Energy On The Edge
    A new generation of inventors and entrepreneurs are looking to the edge of innovation for an alternative to fossil fuels.
  • Breakthrough: More Than Human
    Breakthrough fusions of biology and technology are making us stronger, faster and smarter. As the two merge, will we become more than human?
  • Breakthrough: The Age Of Aging
    A pioneering band of scientists believe they have the knowledge to target and slow the mechanisms of ageing.
  • Breakthrough: Fighting Pandemics
    New technologies developed by scientists and medical experts on the front line will soon be used to fight the pandemic viruses of the future.
ADVERTISEMENT

PHOTOS