Nova Science Now

What Will The Future Be Like?

Series Website »
Episode Guide »
Mobile phones that read your mind? Video games that can cure cancer? Wearable robots that give you the strength of Ironman? David Pogue investigates which technologies are likely to transform daily life for you -- and your grandkids. They're already taking shape in laboratories around the world -- and gadgets that once were purely science fiction are on the verge of becoming as common as the iPhones and Androids Pogue reviews every day. What technological hurdles must engineers and computer scientists overcome before robots, mind-readers and holograms are all around us? And what will it mean to us as humans if we become even more entrenched in a 24/7 digital world?
 

More Full Episodes

  • How Smart Can We Get? New
  • What Will the Future Be Like?
  • What Are Animals Thinking?
  • Can I Eat That?
  • How Smart Can We Get?
  • Can Science Stop Crime?
  • What Makes Us Human?
  • What's The Next Big Thing?
  • Where Did We Come From?
  • How Smart Are Animals?
  • How Does the Brain Work?
  • Can We Live Forever?
  • Can We Make It to Mars?
  • Sleep, First Primates, Earthquakes in the Midwest,...
  • Saving Hubble Update, Gangster Birds, How Memory Works
  • Public Genomes, Algae Fuel, Mystery of the Gakkel Ridge,...
  • Moon Smasher, Secrets in the Salt, Bird Brains, Lonnie...
  • The Science of Picky Eaters, Smart Marine Mammals,...
  • Marathon Mouse, Dinosaur Plague, Franklin Chang-Diaz,...
  • Hunt for Alien Earths, Art Authentication, Maydianne...
  • Diamond Factory, Anthrax Investigation, Auto-Tune, Luis...
  • Phoenix Mars Lander, Brain Trauma, Mammoth Mystery, Judah...
  • Leeches, The Search for ET, Stem Cells Breakthrough,...
  • Bird Brains, Space Storms, Yoky Matsuoka, Smart Bridges


Comments

Share your thoughts, questions, and comments on "Nova Science Now" here.
 

Vermont PBS educates, informs, entertains and inspires Vermonters to be lifelong learners and engaged in their community.

CEO Holly Groschner is "Talkin' Vermont"

Holly is on a mission to get to know more Vermonters, what inspires them, what makes them tick, and to learn how Vermont PBS can better serve. Watch the video...

Our Productions

Original series, specials, documentaries and web shows produced by Vermont PBS

Poetry Out Loud

10 finalists from Vermont high schools brought their performances to the Vermont PBS studio for the state finals competition. Watch these captivating presentations now!

Vermont Winners!

Check out winning Vermont entries to the 2015 PBS Kids Writers Contest!

Vermont PBS PLUS!

Learn about our second HD broadcast service offering alternative programming and more content from local and regional producers.

Lifelong Learning

Vermont PBS Announces First Recipient of Public Media Ambassador Award

Vermont PBS is pleased to recognize Vermont native Raney Aronson-Rath with its first annual Vermont Public Media Ambassador Award, in recognition of Vermonters whose vision and leadership are advancing the role of public media in the digital age. Read the press release..



Be in the know!

Our Vermont PBS Weekly email newsletter highlights upcoming shows and important station news. Sign Up Today!

Vermont PBS

204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4800
© 2015 Vermont PBS
All Rights Reserved

Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn Pinterest