Physics of the Impossible

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Science Documentary hosted by Michio Kaku and published by Discovery Channel roadcasted as part of DC Sci Fi Science series in 2009 - English narration

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Explore the world of the seemingly impossible with the all-new series SCI FI SCIENCE. Hosted by internationally-renowned physicist and co-founder of string field theory, Dr. Michio Kaku, this series poses the idea that science fiction may not be so far from science fact. Examine topics that currently seem so far outďż˝ of the realm of possibility, such as invisibility cloaks, teleportation, time travel and more.

Kaku uses discussion of speculative technologies to introduce topics of fundamental physics to the reader. The topic of invisibility becomes a discussion on why the speed of light is slower in water than a vacuum, that electromagnetism is similar to ripples in a pond, and Kaku discusses newly-developed composite materials. The topic of Star Trek "phasers" becomes a lesson on how lasers work and how laser-based research is conducted. With each discussion of science fiction technology topics he also "explains the hurdles to realizing these science fiction concepts as reality".

[edit] How To Explore The Universe

Exploring the universe on a ship that can boldly go where no man has gone before isn't just a sci fi dream. Dr Michio Kaku reveals how we really could one day build a warp drive and set out on our own star trek.

[edit] How To Travel To A Parallel Universe

A gateway to a world of limitless possibilities. The parallel universes of science fiction turn out to be as real as they are fantastic. Dr Michio Kaku reveals how future civilizations could build a machine to reach one.

[edit] How To Blow Up A Planet

The crosshairs are lined up, a death ray is fired and a planet is vaporized. Sci fi fantasy? Not according to Dr Michio Kaku, who draws up blueprints to show how a real death star might work. The technology could be here sooner than you think!

[edit] How To Teleport

Teleportation is sci fi's most exciting way to travel. Imagine zapping your molecules through space on a transporter beam right out of Star Trek - Dr Michio Kaku reveals how we might all one day be saying 'beam me up Scotty'.

[edit] How To Become Invisible

A cloak of invisibility isn't just some Harry Potter fantasy- Dr. Michio Kaku draws up the blueprints for a real invisibility cloak and reveals that vanishing into thin air could be much closer than we think.

[edit] How To Travel Through.Time

Hurtling back in time to visit the dinosaurs is not an impossible fantasy! Dr Michio Kaku draws up blueprints for a working time machine that will let us visit the past and travel back to the future.

[edit] How to Build a Starship

Hurtling across the galaxy in a starship powered by anti-matter isn't some sci fi writer's impossible dream, as Dr Michio Kaku proves when he reveals his blueprints for a spacecraft that can journey to the stars. Alpha Centaurii is nearer than you think.

[edit] How to Build a Light.Saber

A sword made of pure light that can cut through anything, the lightsaber is a truly awesome weapon. But it's not just a science fiction fantasy, Dr Michio Kaku reveals how we could one day build a real working lightsaber.

[edit] How to Build a Sci Fi Robot

From Terminator to Star Wars, no sci fi movie is complete without an intelligent robot! Theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku reveals how artificial intelligence will be created and how smart robots could threaten us all.

[edit] How to Become a Superhero

Imagine turning yourself into a crime fighting super hero just like Batman or Iron man. Dr Michio Kaku designs a suit that would give the wearer the super powers of a comic book super hero. Take that bad guys!

[edit] How to Build a Flying Saucer

Defying gravity and hurtling through space: the flying saucer is the ultimate science fiction vehicle. Using cutting-edge research and theoretical physics, Dr. Michio Kaku reveals how one day we could all be using the aliens' favorite mode of transport.

[edit] How to Build a Force Field

Every starship needs armor to protect it from asteroids and enemy attack- Dr. Michio Kaku reveals how cutting edge science could be used to create force fields that might one day save our space craft from an alien onslaught.</div>

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Format: Matroska
File size: Approx 702 MiB
Duration: Approx 22 mins
Overall bit rate: Approx 4,489 Kbps
Video Format: AVC
Video Format profile : Main@L4.0
Video Format settings, CABAC: Yes
Video Format settings, ReFrames: 6 frames
Video Codec ID: V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC
Video Width: 1 280 pixels
Video Height: 720 pixels
Video Display aspect ratio: 16:9
Video Frame rate: 29.970 fps
Video Resolution: 8 bits
Audio Format: AC-3
Audio Bit rate mode: Constant
Audio Bit rate: Approx 384 Kbps
Audio Channel(s): 6 channels
Audio Channel positions: Front: L C R, Side: L R, LFE
Audio Sampling rate: 48.0 KHz
Audio Language: English

Note: Episode 12 has english subtitles which I was able to disable using VLC media player's subtitle disable option.

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