The Forum: Magnetism04/21/15
New insights into why some objects, stars and people attract or repel.
Forum: Magnetism 21 Apr 2015
Magnets have a myriad everyday uses, from compasses to radios, and yet for millennia we have struggled to understand their strange properties. Shedding light on magnetism on the sub-atomic scale is new research by physicist Stephen Blundell,...
Forum: Shame 14 Apr 2015
Shame is an age old notion and has many, often subtle, manifestations: disgrace,regret,dishonour. It can be a tool for social control, a way for people to explore reconciliation and a weapon of the disempowered against the powerful. So how best to use...
Forum: Dependency 07 Apr 2015
Bridget Kendall explores how dependency on energy affects the values we live by, how obesity and dependence on eating is reducing how long we live and whether an ageing global population could be more independent than we think. With historian and...
Forum: Deja Vu 01 Apr 2015
Bridget Kendall and guests explore deja vu. Many people have experienced it but what,exactly,is happening in our brain and what might it mean? With neuropsychologist Chris Moulin, psychologist Anne Cleary and novelist Chigozie Obioma.
Forum: Capturing Light 24 Mar 2015
How do you capture light? Genevieve Gariepy is taking snapshots of photons, light particles which move at 300 thousand kilometres per second; photographer Benedikt Partenheimer records images that highlight the effects of dense air pollution on light;...
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