Latest Episodes

Entrusting our future to the atom
August 17, 2020

We are in a sustainability crisis a human-driven mass extinction. We have not bridged the gap between our way of living and securing a clean energy future for our entire species while also ceasing

Guided by Science
August 05, 2020

Understanding how science really works has never been more pressing we cannot afford to stay in a world of evidence-based policy and poor teaching. Here, Seb Falk explains why the history of science

An Ambitious Future
July 30, 2020

There has never been a better time to be ambitious. A future lies ahead where brilliant people, historically excluded from the global economy, can harness increasingly powerful technology to solve our

It's time for a police intervention
July 01, 2020

How do we really fix the police problem? First, we need to fully identify how relations came to be at breaking point. Then, we can come up with practical solutions that will empower citizens, and thus

How to beat aging
June 26, 2020

What if the first person to live to 1,000 is already alive? Do a good chunk of us have a chance of living to 120? In this piece, Jos Luis Ricn looks at the work being done to keep us alive and hea

What's the point of statues?
June 23, 2020

There are lots of views about statues right now. But why were they put there in the first place, and what does that mean for how we should approach them now? Dr Anton Howes takes a step back and explains the context.