On this week’s show: New Year book recommendations; microbiome transfer in hospitals; decoding brain waves; the white polar bear experiment, and Veganuary.
Join stand-up mathematician Matt Parker on a journey through narcissistic numbers, at least two different kinds of infinity and more in this family-friendly event.
The release of a book to accompany David Attenborough’s spectacular television series means the journey into the depths of Africa doesn’t have to end …
[Visualisation of the world’s Facebook relationships. Click image for large version.] This article is taken from the Winter 2011 issue of I, Science. Douglas Heaven reviews Jaron Lanier’s You Are Not A Gadget (Penguin, 2010) and the BBC’s documentary Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook (December 2011). In You Are Not A Gadget, Jaron Lanier – computer […]