In the barren lanscape outside Hanksville Utah, the Mars Society has set up a research facility to simulate Mars. Scientists and Mars enthusiasts go on missions and conduct research to develop knowledge they hope will help prepare for an eventual trip to the red planet.
Futurists predict that one day we will upload information from our brains to the cloud, and that the first humans who will live up to 1,000 years old are already among us. Three scienitsts examine these far-out theories, and discuss research in the field of longevity.
Utah, like many states, is facing a future with too few physicians. In rural communities it is even worse.
An electrical engineer is well on his way to living 100% fossil-fuel free. He explains what he has done so far, and what he has left to do to get there.
A professor of electrical and computer engineering has invented devices that impact millions of people every day. She also has time to play the viola and raise a family. Who wouldn't want her life?