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A Journey to the End of the World: Tracing Polar Explorer Shackleton’s Footsteps a Century Later
A Journey to the End of the World: Tracing Polar Explorer Shackleton’s Footsteps a Century Later

What a seal bodyguard and 2,200-year-old moss have to do with a watershed moment in exploration history.

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To Infinity and Beyond: BBC Untangles the Most Exponential Mystery
To Infinity and Beyond: BBC Untangles the Most Exponential Mystery

‘There are infinitely many infinities, each one infinitely bigger than the last.’

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How 17 Equations Changed the World
How 17 Equations Changed the World

What Descartes has to do with C. P. Snow and the second law of thermodynamics.

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The Freud Files: How Freud Engineered His Own Myth
The Freud Files: How Freud Engineered His Own Myth

What Copernicus and Darwin have to do with Marie Bonaparte’s diary and Carl Jung’s scathing fury.

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The Rainbow as a Metaphor for Understanding Consciousness
The Rainbow as a Metaphor for Understanding Consciousness

‘The viewer doesn’t see the world; he is part of a world process.’

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From Jell-O to Ballet, 7 Ordinary Things is Extraordinary Slow-Motion
From Jell-O to Ballet, 7 Ordinary Things is Extraordinary Slow-Motion

What German ballet has to do with tea parties, eagleowls, and the hidden beauty of pollination.

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