Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible

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Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible
Sci Fi Science; Physics of the Impossible 2009 Intertitle.png
Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible's intertitle
Also known as Science of the Impossible
Genre
Presented by Michio Kaku
Theme music composer Phase Music
Composer(s) Phase Music
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 24 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Liz McLeod
Producer(s) Fred Hepburn
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) ITV Studios
Distributor Discovery Communications
Broadcast
Original channel Science
Original run December 1, 2009 (2009-12-01) – present
External links
Website

Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible (also called Science of the Impossible) is an American documentary television series on Science which first aired in the United States on December 1, 2009. The series is hosted by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku and is based on his book Physics of the Impossible.[1] In each episode, Dr. Kaku addresses a technological concept from science fiction and designs his own theoretical version of the technology using currently-known science. He also visits scientists developing technology related to the episode's concept.

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2009–2010)[edit]

# Title Original air date
1 "How to Explore the Universe" December 1, 2009 (2009-12-01)
Dr. Kaku discusses theoretical methods of exploring the universe.
2 "How to Travel to a Parallel Universe" December 1, 2009 (2009-12-01)
Dr. Kaku explores the idea of parallel universes.
3 "How to Blow Up a Planet" December 8, 2009 (2009-12-08)
Dr. Kaku theorizes how humans could literally explode a planet.
4 "How to Teleport" December 15, 2009 (2009-12-15)
Dr. Kaku explores the technology behind teleportation.
5 "How to Become Invisible" December 22, 2009 (2009-12-22)
Dr. Kaku explores how invisibility could be applied to objects.
6 "How to Travel Through Time" December 29, 2009 (2009-12-29)
Dr. Kaku explores the idea of time travel.
7 "How to Build a Starship" January 5, 2010 (2010-01-05)
Dr. Kaku designs a starship.
8 "How to Build a Light Saber" January 12, 2010 (2010-01-12)
Dr. Kaku designs a device inspired by the light sabers of Star Wars.
9 "How to Build a Sci Fi Robot" January 19, 2010 (2010-01-19)
Dr. Kaku designs a robot of the style found in science fiction.
10 "How to Become a Superhero" January 26, 2010 (2010-01-26)
Dr. Kaku explores the idea of giving humans superpowers.
11 "How to Build a Flying Saucer" February 9, 2010 (2010-02-09)
Dr. Kaku designs an aircraft in the style of a flying saucer.
12 "How to Build a Force Field" February 16, 2010 (2010-02-16)
Dr. Kaku theorizes how powerful force fields could be generated.

Season 2 (2010)[edit]

Around March 22, 2010, Dr. Kaku started filming for the second season of Sci Fi Science, consisting of 12 new episodes. It started broadcasting on September 1, 2010.

# Title Original air date
1 "Earth 2.0" September 1, 2010 (2010-09-01)
Dr. Kaku comes up with plans for the construction of Earth 2.0 (a second Earth).
2 "Galactic Colonization" September 1, 2010 (2010-09-01)
Dr. Kaku comes up with some very intriguing plans for expanding humanity's presence throughout the Milky Way Galaxy and the Universe.
3 "Deep Impact" September 8, 2010 (2010-09-08)
Dr Michio Kaku is on a mission to save planet Earth from dangers of asteroids and comets.
4 "A New Solar System" September 15, 2010 (2010-09-15)
It's Dr. Michio Kaku's most ambitious plan yet- the construction of a new Solar System.
5 "Alien Invasion" September 22, 2010 (2010-09-22)
Dr. Michio Kaku has a plan to defeat an alien invasion on Earth.
6 "First Contact" September 29, 2010 (2010-09-29)
Dr. Michio Kaku tries to find a way to contact with an intelligent extraterrestrial being when we meet them for the first time.
7 "Destroy the Death Star" October 6, 2010 (2010-10-06)
Inspired by Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Dr. Kaku attempts to find a way to destroy the Death Star should it ever reach Earth.
8 "Black Hole Odyssey" October 13, 2010 (2010-10-13)
Dr. Michio Kaku tries to find a way to travel safely through a black hole.
9 "Cyborg Army" October 20, 2010 (2010-10-20)
Dr. Kaku plans to create a unified cyborg army to take on the forces of evil, using his training experience in the U.S. Army.
10 "A.I. Uprising" October 27, 2010 (2010-10-27)
Michio Kaku comes up with a plan to stop the robots from taking over Earth.
11 "Holodeck" November 3, 2010 (2010-11-03)
Dr. Kaku makes plans for a holodeck.
12 "Shapeshifter Transformer" November 10, 2010 (2010-11-10)
Michio Kaku comes up with a transformer made of catoms, so that the humans can defeat Megatron without the help of the Autobots.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Science Channel Announces Multi-Year Agreement with Distinguished Physicist Dr. Michio Kaku" (Press release). Discovery Communications. 2010-01-08. Retrieved 2010-06-04. 

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