A mini-series that explores how technology is helping probe some of the deepest, most mind-bending questions of our existence.
What is death?
New neuroscience is challenging our understanding of the dying process—bringing opportunities for the living.
Why is the universe so complex and so beautiful?
For some reason the universe is full of stars, galaxies, and life. But it didn’t have to be this way.
Is it possible to really understand someone else’s mind?
How we think, feel and experience the world is a mystery to everyone but us. But technology may be starting to help us understand the minds of others.
Reporting: Adam Becker, Grace Huckins, Adam Mann, Michael Marshall, Rachel Nuwer
Editing: Rachel Courtland, Niall Firth
Copy editing: Linda Lowenthal
Art direction: Stephanie Arnett
Illustration: Ariel Davis