Thomas Jefferson’s garden was a vast, beautiful science experiment involving over 300 varieties of 90 different plants. And no gardening detail was too small for Jefferson to note in the gardening journal he kept for nearly 60 years.
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“Will you donate your body to be stuffed and put on display (at the American Museum of Natural History)?” This is one of the many questions John Hodgman poses to Neil during their monumental meeting of minds. From the Mac vs. PC debate to ‘geeks versus jocks,’ John and Neil provide more information than you require on the questions and challenges that face our age. Astrophysicist Charles Liu sits in the co-host chair this week, and comments on areas far beyond his usual expertise.
"Inception" has put sci-fi back in the movies, with mixed reviews. We look at the best science fiction films of all time. With guests A.O. Scott, chief film critic for the New York Times, and Annalee Newitz, critif for io9.com.
Mike Walker’s dramatisation of the novel by Arthur C Clarke, set in the 22nd Century.
When the mysterious space object known as Rama appears in the solar system, the crew of the SV Endeavour are sent to investigate.
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By Arthur C Clarke, dramatised by Mike Walker.
What is the secret at the heart of the space object known as Rama and why, years after the event, has Commander William Norton never spoken about what he found there?
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