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When two scientists attempt to discover unlimited energy, their experiment is hijacked and sabotaged by eco-terrorists. The result is a dark energy black hole that could destroy the planet.




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Series cast summary:
Steven Weber ...  Dr. Karl Dameron 2 episodes, 2013
Christina Cox ...  Dr. Rachel Reed 2 episodes, 2013
Treat Williams ...  Max Salinger 2 episodes, 2013
Aleks Paunovic ...  Ruslan 2 episodes, 2013
Colin Lawrence ...  David Jackson 2 episodes, 2013
Jessica McLeod ...  Ruby Dameron 2 episodes, 2013
Leah Gibson ...  Chloe Banks 2 episodes, 2013
Eli Goree ...  Madhatter53 2 episodes, 2013
Michael P. Northey ...  Dominic 2 episodes, 2013
Katharine Isabelle ...  Calla 2 episodes, 2013
Mark Ghanimé ...  Run 2 episodes, 2013
Jennifer Kitchen ...  Jenna 2 episodes, 2013
Johanna Marlowe ...  Jude 2 episodes, 2013
Lesley Ewen Lesley Ewen ...  Shirelle 2 episodes, 2013
Macie Juiles ...  Pia 2 episodes, 2013
Yaroslav Poverlo ...  Ilya 2 episodes, 2013
Wendy Abbott Wendy Abbott ...  Adalina 2 episodes, 2013
Spencer Drever ...  Henry 2 episodes, 2013
Kennedi Clements ...  Lena 2 episodes, 2013
Olena Medwid Olena Medwid ...  Helena 2 episodes, 2013
Alessandro Juliani ...  Geoff Baines 2 episodes, 2013
Sophie Lui Sophie Lui ...  News Reporter 2 episodes, 2013
Christina Jastrzembska ...  Adriana Sloan 2 episodes, 2013
Rob Hayter ...  Proteus Worker #1 2 episodes, 2013
Daniel Boileau ...  Brandon 2 episodes, 2013
Luke Welland ...  Scientist #1 2 episodes, 2013
Debbie Podowski ...  Dr. Meadows 2 episodes, 2013
Genevieve Buechner ...  Izzy 2 episodes, 2013
Shaine Jones Shaine Jones ...  Substation Tech 2 episodes, 2013
Billy Mitchell Billy Mitchell ...  Executive #1 2 episodes, 2013
Owen Kwong ...  Proteus Security Guard 2 episodes, 2013
Demord Dann ...  Police Officer #1 2 episodes, 2013
Shanel Pratap Shanel Pratap ...  News Reporter #2 2 episodes, 2013
Diana Bang ...  Control Room Scientist 2 episodes, 2013
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Eli Gabay Eli Gabay ...  Maintenance Supervisor 2 episodes, 2013
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When two scientists attempt to discover unlimited energy, their experiment is hijacked and sabotaged by eco-terrorists. The result is a dark energy black hole that could destroy the planet.

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Anti-Scientific bullshit
30 August 2013 | by ThomasJeffSee all my reviews

I love Christina Cox, her performances are always amazing and she's clearly the star of this show. However, the plot is nonsensical and irrational. The scenes are nice and special effects are not bad.

But the biggest problem with this series is the PLOT and MESSAGE being sent to people that is completely the wrong message to send to people. Your typical UNORIGINAL Frankenstein message "Stop playing God, scientists!" This is by far the dumbest, anti-intellectual message movies/films have spread throughout the decades.

Without spoiling anything... Scientists discover a source of energy but certain things happen that cause disasters and it simply logically doesn't follow why they would happen in other random areas. It also doesn't make sense that they can't just pull the plug. It further doesn't make sense why an evil CEO would risk jail time and possible catastrophic results just to not have a "bad quarterly review." A lot of plot holes are included in the movie, such as the Russian-sub-plot as to how something could be kept under wraps.

Essentially the conclusion the filmmakers want you to draw is: Science is crazy, magical, and accidents "might" happen. Which is simply the antithesis of what science is about and accidents such as this never happen on this scale in scientific experiments by scientists. There's a reason they do pre-tests to pre-tests to tests, and in this film, they act like even those pre-tests can go wrong.

The worst "energy-related disaster" in our REAL world, such as chernobyl, was because of engineers who didn't know what they were doing. It was because of lack of safety protocols, lack of computer automated systems, and outdated equipment that was UNDERFUNDED. That is the lesson to learn from Chernobyl, when you don't invest in a technology for increasing its safety standards.

So if anyone thinks that they should draw the lesson of: "We shouldn't fund such experiments, we don't fully understand!" -- That is the incorrect lesson. The mere act of not-funding-something, is the lesson to be drawn from real life events like Chernobyl, because machines and systems get too old; protocols become outdated; and these technologies never improve and become safer.

As for the "Don't play God" nonsense, why would God give humans the ability to do these things if he didn't want you to discover them? Or why would he allow millions of people to die, in such a "failed experiment" just to teach a simple lesson about that? It makes no sense logically or philosophically, and filmmakers should stop trying to create conclusions for their audience that they probably never even asked a philosopher about.

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