Exploring the future of Himalayan glaciers. Imagining creativity beyond "Nature" and "Culture". Claude Shannon and the nature of information. Breathtaking photos from the Cassini mission. How to choose wisely. The hidden memories of plants. Henry Marsh and Stephen Westaby discuss what makes a great surgeon. The prehistory of cryptocurrencies. Our own genetic prehistory. Did our hunter-gatherer ancestors have it better? A large genetic study shows how humans are evolving.
Two recent books about the mind of the octopus. How much more can we learn about the universe? A pre-history of post-truth, East and West. Nobel laureate Sheldon Lee Glashow weaves some threads in the tapestry of physics. Religious freedom in Europe was driven by statecraft not philosophy. The greatest civilisation ever forgotten? Gregory Chaitin takes a look at complexity using algorithmic information theory. J.M. Coetzee on a great writer we should know. 100 books set in/about Los Angeles. 25 Articles and essays by David Foster Wallace.
Inspiring documentary following film photographers based in Los Angeles as they make photos around the city in preparation for the 2nd-annual @FilmPhotographic show OUR CITY.
You can now watch The Art of Flight in full on line.
Charles Taylor on some conditions of a viable democracy. Alaska's permafrost is thawing. An appreciation of Fernando Pessoa. Arthur Schopenhauer the first European Buddhist. Francis Fukuyama still believes in progress. The mysteries of the Russian mindset. Karl Ove Knausgaard by the book. An interview with mathematician and author John Mighton.