Year Million.5- Energy Beyond Earth
Our planet can only sustain us for so long due to irreversible damage brought on by accelerated global warming. This episode looks into the possibility of developing programmable matter to prolong our time on earth, but over-consumption of earth’s resources could force us to terraform other planets, making them habitable for humans. However, this is no small feat as many challenges arise, including finding an energy source.
Year Million explores what it will be like to be human one million years from now. Today’s brightest futurists, scientists, scholars and science fiction writers guide viewers through the latest advances in technology, ideas and innovations that are likely to power the evolution of our species. They explore a potential future for humankind where man has merged with machine and forged an existence living beyond our bodies and the solar system.