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Mass STEM Week

October 18-22, 2021

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The Great Questions of Philosophy and Physics

The Great Questions of Philosophy and Physics guides you through the concepts, theories, and speculations that underlie our understanding of reality. In 12 stimulating episodes, award-winning teacher and philosopher Steven Gimbel covers the fundamental ideas of modern physics, highlighting the role of philosophy in setting ground rules, interpreting the results, and posing new questions.



A hard-hitting and eye-opening documentary about artificial intelligence, the most radical new technology of our time.


Animal Babies: First Year on Earth

The first three months of life is when animal babies must rapidly come to grips with the challenges of their environment. In Kenya, a newborn elephant calf must keep up with her fast-moving herd, while in Uganda, an eight-week-old mountain gorilla must cling on tight to survive the ups and downs of forest life. All six babies must learn the most basic of skills to thrive--and to survive.


Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Filmmaker Greg MacGillivray explores the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels--big and small--and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world.


The Gene: An Intimate History

THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY traces the evolution of genetics as researchers race to identify treatments for genetic diseases, such as cancer and sickle cell anemia, and to perfect tools for rewriting DNA.


The Search for Life in Space

Journey from the depths of the Pacific Ocean into the far reaches of space on a quest to find something that changes everything...signs of life, somewhere else in the universe. With cutting-edge imagery from the world's most powerful telescopes, THE SEARCH FOR LIFE IN SPACE takes audiences from the surface of Mars and the icy moons of Jupiter and Saturn, to the extreme lava fields of Hawaii and thermal vents deep beneath the sea. In these harsh environments, astrobiologists look for clues to how life takes hold. As this immersive adventure into the universe reveals the possibility of planets like ours, THE SEARCH FOR LIFE IN SPACE will make you re-examine such fundamental questions as: "Where did we come from?", "How did we get here?" and "Are we alone?"