Mathematician and self-confessed “risk avoider” Lily Serna finds out how maths can help when we are deciding to take risks in life. She discovers that far from taking too many chances, many of us are playing it too safe.
How We Got To Now With Steven Johnson
Steven Johnson looks at the people and innovations that made living in a city common in modern society. The development of flushing toilets and clean drinking water were huge factors, made possible by some crazy ideas and daring acts.
Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams
Journey through time to explore the bizarre history of automata ¬ mechanical marvels from the pre-industrial age, made to mimic life. Beautiful yet disturbing, these devices are life-like and mechanical at the same time. Seeing them move is to see them come to life.