Thursday, 18 December 2008

In Our Time


For those interest in the mechanics of time, the BBC's Radio 4 broadcast this morning In Our Time - a programme dedicated to "The history of ideas discussed by Melvyn Bragg and guests including Philosophy, science, literature, religion and the influence these ideas have on us today".

This most recent transmission concerned The Physics of Time in the final programme of the year, with discussion between Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Theoretical Physics and Chair in the Public Engagement in Science at the University of Surrey; Monica Grady, Professor of Planetary and Space Sciences at the Open University; and Ian Stewart, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick.

This programme is available for download as a podcast.

Tuesday, 16 December 2008

Strange Dreams

An off-shoot of this blog, Strange Dreams highlights steampunk and retro-future art, sculpture, and fiction from around the web and elsewhere, providing links through.

The first post concerns the Mechtorians...