Dark Matters: Twisted But True

Season 1 Episode 5

21 Grams, Missing Cosmonauts, Sound of Death

Aired Saturday 10:00 PM Sep 28, 2011 on The Science Channel
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21 Grams -- Dr. Duncan Macdougall wanted to use science to prove the existence of the human soul. He weighed a person the moment of their death to determine if they became lighter. If they did, that difference was the weight of the soul that has left the body.
Missing Cosmonauts -- A pair of radio hams were recording early Russian space launches when they heard a distress signal coming from space. It raises the possibility of astronauts prior to Yuri Gagarin who were never reported because they were lost in space.
Sound of Death
-- French scientist Vladimir Gavreau may have invented a deadly new weapon. One day his laboratory became filled with a mysterious energy that has debilitating effects on humans.


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