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12 of Life's Biggest Questions Tackled By Michio Kaku

 Dr. Michio Kaku is a Japanese-American theoretical physicist, futurist, and popularizer of science who also happens to have one of the world's most brilliant minds. That, coupled with his ability to explain vastly complex concepts in the most simple of layman's terms, has turned him into a world-famous television star loved and respected in equal measure. Here are 12 videos with his musings on some of the most pressing scientific quandaries of our time:


Will Mankind Destroy Itself?
As humanity continues its transition toward a Type 1 civilization (according to the Kardashev scale), Dr. Kaku looks at the pitfalls that humanity could face over the next 100 years or so. 
The Dark Side of Technology
Technology has undoubtedly made the world a better place for us all to live in, but Dr. Kaku is quick to highlight that with technological progress comes a whole series of new problems that we've never had to deal with before. 
The Universe in a Nutshell
The Universe is ultimately our home, and man has long pondered what the answers to the most difficult questions are. Listen to Dr. Kaku's take on the vast, dark expanse that has puzzled us all since time immemorial.
What Is Déjà Vu?
We've all felt the weird sensation of Déjà Vu, when we literally feel like we've been in a place or situation before, but it turns out that there's a scientific explanation for this phenomenon.
What's the Fate of the Universe?
You're likely to have covered the topic of what eventually will happen to the universe in science class at high school, but Dr. Kaku says there's one key thing that needs considering in this regard - dark matter.
Can Nanotechnology Create Utopia?
Nanotechnology is revolutionizing many different fields, but are we able to say that it can be used to create a utopia here on Earth? Dr. Kaku explores the possibility in this video.
The Digital Age in an Analog World
Although everything seems to be going digital in our world, the truth is that the information that can be translated is actually restricted in the digital realm when compared to analog. Dr. Kaku looks at the implications of this on the world we live in today.
The Strongest Material Known to Man
Graphite, a naturally-forming form of crystalline carbon that diamonds are made out of, is often thought of as being the strongest material on earth, but it's actually graphene that is the strongest material known to man at this time, as Dr. Kaku explains.
How to Reverse Aging
Recent scientific breakthroughs have shown that enzymes such as telomerase and resveratrol can actually stop the chromosomes in human DNA from shortening each time a cell reproduces. Dr. Kaku discusses whether the fountain of youth has actually been discovered.
How to Stop Robots From Killing Us
Technological singularity (when artificial intelligence achieves the equivalent of human consciousness) could be achieved by as early as 2029, but what happens if this AI decides to take matters into its own hands? Dr. Kaku gives his thoughts on how to stop such a situation.
Why We're Attracted
Human attraction is something that evidently exists, but isn't something that's necessarily explained easily. Beyond physical beauty, Dr. Kaku explains the evolutionary processes at work when two human beings feel a strong sense of attraction toward one another.
The Search for Life on Mars
The Red Plant is a source of much fascination, and that has only proliferated as a result of discoveries such as the presence of water and surface anomalies photographed by satellites and rovers. Dr. Kaku discusses how close we are (if at all) to finding life on Mars.
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