Nova

Augmented

(Season 49, Episode 4)

Series: Nova

Air Date: 2022-02-23

Language: English

Genre: Documentary, Biography

Networks: PBS

Description

Follow the dramatic personal journey of Hugh Herr, a biophysicist working to create brain-controlled robotic limbs. At age 17, Herr’s legs were amputated after a climbing accident. Frustrated by the crude prosthetic limbs he was given, Herr set out to remedy their design, leading him to a career as an inventor of innovative prosthetic devices.

Guest Starts :

Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Daniel Mays, Daisy Haggard, Jason Isaacs