The Forum: Natural Navigation10/19/14
Spatial processing in the brain, bird migration and natural navigational clues.
Forum: Natural Navigation 18th Oct 14
What explains the miracle of bird migration? How is a tiny songbird able to know where to head for when it makes its migratory journey. And how does this compare with the way humans are able to find their way through a landscape. Bridget Kendall...
Forum: Uncertainty 11 Oct 2014
Are you certain about anything? Do you need to be? To what extent can we live with uncertainty in a complex world when asked to make decisions at a personal and global level. Bridget Kendall explores uncertainty with Professor of mathematics Jordan...
Forum: Self Assembly 04 Oct 2014
Welcome to a world where the sum is more powerful than its parts, the world of self assembly. Basic units -molecules, human cells, insects or robots - can generate complex structures from simple beginnings – often without any outside help. Bridget...
Forum: Aliens 27 Sep 2014
Why do some people believe in extra-terrestrials, and not others? And what lies behind stories of alien abduction and invasion - can alien species or outsiders sometimes be a force for good? Bridget Kendall asks ecologist Chris Thomas, science fiction...
Forum:Rewilding 20th Sep 2014
From the release of captive or extinct species to their natural habitats, to restoring ecosystems in rural and urban areas, to “re-wilding the child” and the benefits of re-acquainting human beings with the wilderness, Tim Marlow explores different...
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