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August 12th, 2010

Michio Kaku: Video Blog Series--Part 2: How to Become a Superhero & How to Build a Sci-Fi Robot

Abstract:
My new television show "Sci-Fi Science" on The Science Channel is inspired by my book "Physics of the Impossible." The first season of the show takes viewers through the wildest frontiers of science with a real-world look into the world of phasers, teleportation, light-sabers, invisibility, time travel and more. Filming for the second season is nearing an end, and will be launched on The Science Channel on Sept. 1 at 9 pm.

A sci-fi robot in the future will have a neural network that springs to life, processing the data from its environment, continually rewiring itself as it learns new information. The development of such a robot will stem out of cheaper and more powerful computing devices, advances in Artificial Intelligence, the development of new materials and quantum computers. In addition to building a robot, developments of all kinds of new materials as a result of nanotechnology and carbon nanotubes will allow for the development of a Super-Suit that would allow you to have super strength, speed and even the ability to stop a bullet in it's tracks.

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