Connected - The Hidden Science of Everything • 2020 • 6 episodes • 4h:24m
Science journalist Latif Nasser investigates the surprising and intricate ways in which we are connected to each other, the world and the universe.
Ever feel like you're being watched? Well, you may be right. Latif explores the sometimes cute, often creepy ways surveillance pervades our lives.
Sure, it's smelly, dirty and gross. But excrement is more complex than we think, holding many secrets, many problems and, potentially, many solutions.
A speck of dust seems insignificant, but a swarm of it can do everything from generating oxygen to tempering hurricanes to fertilizing the rainforest.
Latif explores a law of numerical probability that applies to classical music, contemporary social media, tax fraud and perhaps the entire universe.
How does the cloud above your head connect to the cloud that stores your data? The answer involves a shipwreck and a shark-proof garden hose.
They may be our worst creations. But nuclear bombs also taught us things about ourselves and our world that we couldn’t have learned any other way.