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Video/Mathematics

Getting down with squares – the dance styles of geometry

6 minutes

Video/History of Ideas

How quantum superposition could unravel the ‘grandfather paradox’

3 minutes

Video/Law & Justice

The farmer turned human rights activist who breaks France’s laws to defend its values

25 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Film & Television

Why do we crave the awful futures of apocalyptic fiction?

5 minutes

Video/Mental Health

Artistic genius and fragility intersect in this surreal, Oscar®-winning animation

14 minutes

Video/Values & Beliefs

An urban cowboy rides through gang-ridden streets, preaching a gospel of redemption

7 minutes

Video/Evolution

Watch as the whale becomes itself: slowly, slowly, from land to sea, through deep time

10 minutes

Video/Neurodiversity

Living with Asperger’s is a delicate balance between external and internal worlds

12 minutes

Video/Cities

What happens at the all-night corner shop before sunrise

7 minutes

Video/Ecology & Environmental Sciences

How a tiny group of insects escaped extinction by hiding in a bush for 80 years

20 minutes

Video/Economics

Farming in the middle of the Motor City – a patch of green in the Rust Belt

12 minutes

Video/Cultures & Languages

From accents to ‘sleep signing’ – the psychology and the politics of sign language

4 minutes

Video/Virtual Reality

Is this what a city looks like in its dreams? A 360° dive into Tokyo

5 minutes

Video/Life Stages

Ageing to the beat of their own drums – from one to 100 years old

3 minutes

Video/Art

James Turrell’s singular quest to transform a crater into a natural-light observatory

8 minutes

EXCLUSIVE
Video/Meaning & the Good Life

After a landslide destroys her village, a woman rebuilds her life in a changed landscape

14 minutes

Video/Earth Science

How an Earth science outsider finally put the Pangea puzzle together

8 minutes

Video/Knowledge

Models are always imperfect, and the ones we choose greatly shape our experience

3 minutes

Video/Nature & Environment

In the murky waters of climate change, native fishers are among the most vulnerable

7 minutes

Video/Ecology & Environmental Sciences

The eerie otherworldliness of slow undersea life sped up to a human pace

5 minutes

Video/Illness & Disease

How our bodies can create billions of defences against disease with just 20,000 genes

3 minutes

Video/Poverty & Development

Pride, poverty and rapture in an Appalachian mining community where the jobs are gone

25 minutes

Video/Law & Justice

‘Continuously, silently screaming’ – the profound agony of solitary confinement

5 minutes

Video/Biology

Everything you always wanted to know about sex in space

4 minutes

Video/Energy, Resources, & Sustainability

Meet the man bent on powering the world with vortexes

6 minutes

Video/Making

How to build a full pottery workshop from the earth up

11 minutes

EXCLUSIVE
Video/Love & Friendship

Meeting your boyfriend’s family is hard. Agata must travel 3,000 miles. And she’s blind

13 minutes

Video/Evolution

Slime trails and ‘love darts’ – on the strange, slow skirmishes of snail sex

4 minutes

Video/War & Conflict

‘Semper paratus’ – how the organisation of the Roman army made it always ready for war

3 minutes

Video/Cosmology

A journey from the Himalayas to the edge of our cosmic horizon in space and time

7 minutes