Where Did the Universe Come From?
World-famous scientist Stephen Hawking sets three ordinary people a series of fun physical and mental challenges. Can they think like a genius? This is a show where as you watch you realize you actually understand concepts that you never thought you would. In this mind-bending episode – can we work out where the universe comes from? Cue an extraordinary journey of discovery, featuring racing cars, ice-skaters, balloons and running tracks as Hawking leads his three intrepid souls to a deeper understanding of the evolution of the universe than the average physics major, all without any mathematics or equations. Along the way, Genius also explains how the great minds of history reached their conclusions about the nature of the universe. We travel around the world to find out how these breakthroughs were made, and how important they still are, according to the world’s top thinkers. Finally a devastating realization lands – and the team have their minds blown in a way they were never expecting... This is a whole new kind of science show, interactive, fun and engaging, hosted by the ever remarkable and inspiring figure that is Professor Stephen Hawking.