Will Millard returns to Korowai to spend more time with two old men in the forest.
Dr Tara Shine explores the gases that make up the air we breathe, one of which may provide the answer to transport in the future.
3/3 • BBC Royal Institution Christmas Lectures - Planet Earth: A User's Guide • 2020 • People
Mikhail Gorbachev helped to shape the 20th century, being the architect of glasnost and perestroika. His actions brought down the Berlin Wall, giving countries of the former Soviet Union a chance to break away and be free. But while to many in the west he remains a hero, in his own country Gorbachev is condemned for destroying the Soviet empire. This film is an intimate portrait of the former Russian leader in his final years, before his death in August 2022, living alone in an empty house outside Moscow and carrying the burdens of his past.
2022 • People
Hank Green talks about the issues of rising global population.
2012 • People
Writer Will Millard visits the treehouse-dwelling Korowai tribe in Papua, Indonesia
1/3 • My Year With the Tribe • 2018 • People
Twenty four hundred years ago, Plato, one of history’s most famous thinkers, said life is like being chained up in a cave forced to watch shadows flitting across a stone wall. Beyond sounding quite morbid, what exactly did he mean? Alex Gendler unravels Plato's Allegory of the Cave, found in Book VII of "The Republic."