PBS NewsHour

Inventor Ray Kurzweil sees immortality in our future

Clip: 03/24/2016 | 2m 59s

What if we could overcome disease and aging to extend our lives indefinitely? Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil says that's a reality that's coming soon. Kurzweil reflects on the exponential growth of technology and the promise of immortality.

Aired: 03/24/16

Rating: NR

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