Close message

Welcome to Kanopy

Brought to you by Ulster County Library Association (Mid-Hudson Library System)

Not your library? Find it now
Are We Alone?
To start watching

Are We Alone?

PBS
Show More

6 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Can We Time Travel?
World-famous scientist Stephen Hawking gives three ordinary people a series of fun physical and mental challenges. Can they think like a genius? This is a show where as you watch…
Episode 2 Are We Alone?
World-famous scientist Stephen Hawking sets three ordinary people a series of fun physical and mental challenges. Can they think like a genius? The task is to work out the likelihood…
Episode 3 Why Are We Here?
This episode is truly mind-bending - can they work out why they exist at all? Featuring smashed glasses, spooky castles and a truly freaky flash-mob illustration of multiple universes, Why…
Episode 4 Where Did the Universe Come From?
Can we work out where the universe comes from? With the help of racing cars, ice-skaters, balloons and running tracks, Hawking leads his three intrepid souls to a deeper understanding…
Episode 5 What Are We?
In this episode a new set of volunteers take on some more extraordinary tasks. They begin with a crazy Rube Goldberg chain reaction machine, and from there the realizations come…
Episode 6 Where Are We?
In this episode the volunteers take on some extraordinary tasks. To start, they visit a lake in Nevada. Using a helicopter, a boat and a powerful laser, can they prove…

People who watched this also watched

Comments (1)

Anonymous picture
edward

Great series! The presentation and experiments are very helpful to understand the complexity of space and our existence within the vast universe. Can’t wait to see the other episodes