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Stephen Hawking’s Machine of Life

Humans are made of tiny machines, which must all work together to thrive.

How Atoms Are Created in the Magnet Experiment

An experiment with magnets demonstrates how energy allows atoms to be created.

Aiming for a Target

Molecules adapt to survive their environment and are passed on to the next generation.

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Where Are We?

Can three volunteers measure the solar system and universe to find out where we are?

Where Did the Universe Come From?

The group experiments with cars and balloons to understand the origin of the universe.

Why Are We Here?

The volunteers pose an important question about our role in the universe.

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