The program is dedicated to the coming year, which will open a new millennium - the 21st century.
The participants sum up the results of technological and biological progress of the 20th century, talk about the expected scientific discoveries and demographic processes in the 21st century.
Technological revolution of the 20th century.
Photo of Alfred Nobel.
The discovery of dynamite.
Fragments of the ceremony of awarding the Nobel Prize of various years.
Evgeny Velikhov talks about the state of science in Russia.
The participants of the program discuss the role and use of the Internet, consider issues related to increasing the life of the population, fantasize about the possibility of traveling through time.
Affect the theme of the economy and the overall development of the country.
They point out the need not only to know their history, but also to understand their own responsibility for the events taking place in the country.
Problems and fears of a new generation.
Cartoon - phantasmagoria: author's meditation on "our future" studio Anatoly Prokhorov.
Comments from the audience:
Journalist Yegor Bykovsky on the development of the Internet.
Artist Yury Nemtsev on the importance of preserving the spiritual heritage.
Artist Natalia Bazhenova about her works, which decorated the studio program "Theme".
Each of the participants talks about how he sees the future.
Sergei Kapitsa talks about the latest novel by Jul Verne "Paris 1968", which was published just a few years ago, since he was locked in a safe in the attic of the writer's house.
The work describes the current situation, which Jules Verne foresaw and predicted.
Velikhov Evgeny - Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Kapitsa Sergey - Professor, author of the program "Obvious, incredible." Parnov Eremey is a science fiction writer. Gorin Gregory is a writer and playwright.