Far away from civilization, using survival skills and sheer cunning to stay fed, clothed, and alive, the MOUNTAIN MEN pick up the pieces in the wake of last winter's Great Polar Vortex and gear up for whatever unpredictable Mother Nature has in store for them next. This season the MOUNTAIN MEN are preparing early for the long winter ahead,. They're fortifying their homesteads and stocking up on supplies, but as global weather patterns continue to change and wreak havoc around the world the Mountain men will be forced to face the chaos head-on and, if they are to survive they too will have to adapt or die.
Breakthrough is a revolutionary new series about scientific explorers and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. Every scientific breakthrough is driven by a compelling human drama the scientists grappling with the fear of failure and the anticipation of success, and at the same time, challenging and inspiring us all to look at the world and its possibilities. Through the lens of six visionaries Â Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron HowardÂ andÂ Brett RatnerÂ meet the gifted mavericks of modern science and technology who are uncovering scientific innovations in water, pandemics, cyborg technology, energy, longevity and brain science. Episodes include: Fighting Pandemics, More Than Human, Decoding the Brain, The Age of Aging, Energy on the Edge, Water Apocalypse.