BBC revives ‘Tomorrow’s World’ as a brand for new programmes
- May 3, 2017, 10:23
The BBC has revived Tomorrow’s World, its science and technology television series, as a name for a wide range of new programmes in partnership with o(...)
The AI apocalypse: will the human race soon be terminated?
- March 30, 2017, 05:35
There is a disturbing moment in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey when the sentient ship computer Hal suffers a meltdown. Outside, in the depth(...)
Is the importance of female role models in science overstated?
- March 23, 2017, 01:00
I recently watched the movie Hidden Figures and was incredibly moved by the true story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, who wor(...)
Who wants to live forever? Transhumanism’s promise of eternal life
- March 18, 2017, 05:00
Mark O’Connell has spent the past few years meeting people who want to upload their minds to robots and never die. He has visited warehouses filled wi(...)
Could robots go beyond taking our jobs to running our world?
- March 9, 2017, 04:44
On January 15th 2015, the Future of Life Institute announced it had received $10 million in funding from world-famous technology entrepreneur Elon Mu(...)
Brian Cox on Trump, climate change and intelligent life
- December 3, 2016, 05:00
Prof Brian Cox is on the stage in the Olympia and behind him there is a photograph taken by Nasa’s Curiosity rover on Mars, in which Earth appears as (...)