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Why are some materials and ecosystems easier to break than others? And what gives others better resilience? Joining Bridget Kendall are the celebrated American writer Barbara Kingsolver, whose latest novel contemplates vulnerability in butterflies and humans; one of worldâ€™s leading experts on bumblebees, professor David Goulson, who explains why artificially rearing bumblebee nests can paradoxically lead to ma... Source: bbc.co.uk
Are you sitting comfortably? Because on todayâ€™s programme weâ€™re going to tell you a story. Itâ€™s a tale of our unquenchable thirst for stories, of stories that could stop wars, and of why no matter how hard we try, we canâ€™t avoid telling the same story, over and over again. Helping Bridget Kendall construct this narrative are Afghan writer Qais Akbar Omar, MIT neuroscientist Emile Bruneau ...
What is the proper place for curiosity in the 21st century? Have theoretical physicists lost sight of it in a dogmatic theory of the universe? Cosmologist Lee Smolin discusses his unsettling new theory about evolution and the laws of physics. We ask science historian Philip Ball what are the lessons in the scientific spirit of the 17th century. And in the developing world, does curiosity sometimes carry dangers for y...