Return of the sun

4 minutes

Experience winter’s end and spring’s dawn in northern Greenland

The exquisitely beautiful landscape of northern Greenland comes back to life in the first days of sunlight after weeks of winter darkness. Following an Inuit ice fisherman and his son through their daily lives with their dogs, boat and gun, this film explores the effects of climate change on these Arctic communities.

Director: Glen Milner, Ben Hilton

Producer: Glen Milner, Ben Hilton

Video/History

Albania built 750,000 bunkers for a war that never came. Now what?

24 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Human Rights

Free speech is vital to human flourishing, but it’s in a decade-long slump

5 minutes

Video/Subcultures

Deep faith and rough rides – life at an evangelical rodeo Bible camp

23 minutes

Idea/Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Polar bears need to be fat, and they can’t be without sea ice

Thea Bechshoft

Essay/Epidemiology

Who names diseases?

Swine Flu, Naples Soldier, Ebola. Disease names express fear, create stigma and distract attention. Can they be improved?

Laura Spinney

Video/Mathematics

Getting down with squares – the dance styles of geometry

6 minutes

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Idea/Space Exploration

Space exploration is still the brightest hope-bringer we have

Earle Kyle

Video/Evolution

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

10 minutes

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Essay/History of Science

The cosmology of Poe

Drawing on intuition, Edgar Allan Poe offered some remarkably prescient ideas about the universe in his poem 'Eureka'

Paul Halpern