Chris Hemsworth dons MIT aging technology in Disney+ docuseries

Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System) is a suit that allows wearers to feel what it’s like to be 80 years old with some chronic health

conditions, according to MIT News.  In the recent Disney+ docuseries, “Limitless with Chris Hemsworth,” the Australian actor got to experience MIT AgeLab’s technology

firsthand. He donned a specially-fitted AGNES with bungees, 30 pounds of added weight, and Crocs to make him unbalanced, resulting in what Hemsworth called a “fashion

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an AI program to write stories about Boston. Here’s how it went. Hemsworth then integrated into a nursing home to experience what life would

be like for him in his 80s. He was even given an ID badge featuring a digitally aged version of himself. Throughout the final episode of the series, which is titled

“acceptance,” Hemsworth attempts to overcome the obstacles the suit imposes on him. Ultimately, he faces the reality that he is limited, and aging is inevitable. At

Sunset Pines, the nursing home Hemsworth assimilated into, everyone kept telling him to “live every day to the fullest,” which is what the experiment was designed to teach

him.