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Is this the END of Astronomy?

When citylight erased the night sky, astronomy shifted to rural corners of the world. Now, Starlink and other internet constellations are threatening the darkest astronomical skies – even as communities in those rural places hold out the promise for equitable … Continue reading

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Hear the Martian wind! Perseverance rover’s first sounds captured

NASA’s Perseverance rover’s microphone captured the sound of Martian wind. — Watch the Perseverance rover land on Mars in this epic first-of-its-kind video: https://www.space.com/perseverance-ro…​

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Surrender – Burning Man 2017

This film by the International Wood Culture Society delves into what Oscar Wilde once said using a cultural approach, “It seems to me that we all look at Nature too much, and live with her too little.” This statement is … Continue reading

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Burning Man: The Documentary

­Burning Man is an annual festival that began in 1986. Tens of thousands of people gather at the ‘Playa’ in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create a temporary wooden city dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance. They depart a … Continue reading

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City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man

This documentary is produced in conjunction with the exhibition “City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man”. This exhibition explores the remarkable story of how the legendary Nevada gathering known as Burning Man evolved through collaborative ritual from humble countercultural … Continue reading

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Developing 120-Year-Old Photos found in a Time Capsule

About this video: Because of my last video, someone in my family told me about a possible time capsule in our old family house, after investigation I found a box dating from around 1900 judging by the objects and the … Continue reading

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Atomic Clocks Are Reinventing Time

Though humans don’t experience it in their daily lives, gravity and movement can change how time elapses. Ultra-precise atomic clocks are now able to measure these tiny changes, known as time dilation. It’s a technological advance that could revolutionize our … Continue reading

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Meditations on the intersection of humanity and technology

Documentary photographer Olivia Arthur has been exploring a new frontier: the evolution of the blurring line between humanity and technology. In this meditative talk, she shows her work documenting the remarkable ways humans have merged with machines — from bionics … Continue reading

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History of the Shipping Forecast

We look at the history of the Met Office shipping forecast.

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