Horizon, 2011-2012 Episode guide

  1. The Hunt for AI

    15/15 Horizon investigates how close humankind is to creating artificial intelligence.

    First broadcast: 03 Apr 2012

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  2. The Transit of Venus

    14/15 A Horizon special about the rare astronomical event occurring on June 5th 2012.

    First broadcast: 05 Jun 2012

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  3. Defeating Cancer

    13/15 Horizon follows three people as they undergo remarkable new cancer treatments.

    First broadcast: 10 Apr 2012

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  4. Global Weirding

    12/15 Horizon follows the scientists who are investigating a rise in freak weather patterns.

    First broadcast: 27 Mar 2012

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  5. The Truth about Fat

    11/15 Surgeon Gabriel Weston learns the truth about why so many people are piling on the pounds.

    First broadcast: 20 Mar 2012

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  6. Out of Control?

    10/15 Scientists reveal how we might not always be in control of what we feel and think.

    First broadcast: 13 Mar 2012

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  7. Solar Storms - The Threat to Planet Earth

    9/15 How a predicted spate of impending solar storms may affect our technological civilisation.

    First broadcast: 06 Mar 2012

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  8. The Truth About Exercise

    8/15 Uncovering research that has the power to make us all live longer and healthier lives.

    First broadcast: 28 Feb 2012

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  9. Playing God

    7/15 Adam Rutherford meets a new creature created by American scientists - the spider-goat.

    First broadcast: 17 Jan 2012

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  10. Fukushima: Is Nuclear Power Safe?

    6/15 Professor Jim Al-Khalili visits Japan to discover whether nuclear power is safe.

    First broadcast: 14 Sep 2011

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  11. Are You Good or Evil?

    5/15 Featuring scientists studying psychopathic killers and searching for the moral molecule.

    First broadcast: 07 Sep 2011

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  12. The Core

    4/15 Scientists are uncovering a bizarre and alien world that lies 4,000 miles beneath our feet

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2011

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  13. The Nine Months That Made You

    3/15 Horizon reveals how the time in the womb could affect your health and personality.

    First broadcast: 22 Aug 2011

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  14. Seeing Stars

    2/15 How a new generation of super-telescopes are helping astronomers explore the universe.

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2011

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  15. Do You See What I See?

    1/15 Horizon reveals the science behind our perception of colour, a highly subjective illusion.

    First broadcast: 08 Aug 2011

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