ON EXPLORATIONS: Science is unraveling our origins: a) the origin of the universe and the big bang b) the origin of humanity by analyzing ancient DNA

In the first part of this episode, Dr. Michio Kaku speaks with his guest, Simon Singh, BBC commentator, and author of The Big Bang.

In the second half of the hour, Dr. Kaku speaks with Dr. Spencer Wells, an American geneticist, anthropologist, author and entrepreneur. Wells led The Genographic Project from 2005 to 2015, as an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society, and is the founder and executive director of personal genomics nonprofit The Insitome Institute.

What sets science apart is that conclusions are based on demonstrable facts.


Exploration is an hour-long radio program on science, technology, politics, and the environment. Topics covered include black holes, time travel, higher dimensions, string theory, wormholes, search for extra-terrestrial life, dark matter and dark energy, the future of space travel, genetic engineering, the aging process, the future of medicine, the human body shop, artificial intelligence, the future of computers and robots, as well as topics from science fiction.

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