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BBC Radio 4 – The Language Exchange, Daljit Nagra & Erica McAlister

Meetings between poets and scientists who share language & ideas and create new work. This week Daljit Nagra meets Erica McAlister. One of Daljit Nagra’s earliest poetic memories was reading ‘The Fly’ by William Blake. Here he goes to the Natural … Continue reading

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Radical Love

Radical Love explores the subversive political activism and deep connection of Michael and Eleanora Kennedy, a husband-and-wife legal team who represented a who’s who of the 1960s’ politically subversive class.

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Does Kirk die when he goes through the transporter?

[…] Does Captain Kirk die when he goes through the transporter? Is he just converted into a different medium, sent elsewhere, and reassembled? Or does the original die and a copy of him is created elsewhere? What does this question … Continue reading

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True love lies beyond the claustrophobia of romance | Aeon Essays

True love: more made than found. Rome, 1994. Photo by Steve McCurry/Magnum Forget the modern romantic notion of ‘the one’. True love means looking beyond the couple and out towards life   It is a telling statistic that the ­most … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 – Desert Island Discs, Yo-Yo Ma, musician

Yo-Yo Ma, musician, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne Yo-Yo Ma is a cellist and one of the world’s most high-profile classical musicians. He has performed for eight US Presidents, appeared in concert halls across the globe … Continue reading

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Nobody Stands Nowhere

A short animation exploring the concept of ‘Worldview’. Working in collaboration with Theos Think Tank and Culham St Gabriel’s Trust. Directed, animated & designed by Emily Downe Words by Emily Downe, Trevor Cooling and Bob Bowie Music & Sound by … Continue reading

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Theoretical physicist Chiara Marletto: ‘The universal constructor could revolutionise civilisation’

The best physics arguments are very philosophical’: Chiara Marletto. Photograph: Sophia Evans/The Observer The scientist on why studying elementary particles is only one way of explaining phenomena, how the 3D printer could change the world, and her optimism about women … Continue reading

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How to have constructive conversations | Julia Dhar

“We need to figure out how we go into conversations not looking for the victory, but the progress,” says world debate champion Julia Dhar. In this practical talk, she shares three essential features of productive disagreements grounded in curiosity and … Continue reading

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My stroke of insight | Jill Bolte Taylor

http://www.ted.com​ Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, … Continue reading

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