• Air date: 02 Aug '20 6 episodes
      Science journalist Latif Nasser investigates the surprising and intricate ways in which we are connected to each other, the world and the universe.
  • List of Episodes (6)
    • 1. Surveillance

      02 Aug '20
      While surveillance technology raises real privacy concerns, some of it is being used in positive ways, especially when it comes to our animal friends.
    • 2. Poop

      02 Aug '20
      Sure, it's smelly, dirty and gross. But excrement is more complex than we think, holding many secrets, many problems and, potentially, many solutions.
    • 3. Dust

      02 Aug '20
      A speck of dust seems insignificant, but a swarm of it can do everything from generating oxygen to tempering hurricanes to fertilizing the rainforest.
    • 4. Digits

      02 Aug '20
      Latif explores a law of numerical probability that applies to classical music, contemporary social media, tax fraud and perhaps the entire universe.
    • 5. Clouds

      02 Aug '20
      A 19th-century shipwreck led to weather forecasting as we know it, and laid the groundwork for other predictive models as well as ... well, the cloud.
    • 6. Nukes

      02 Aug '20
      They may be our worst creations. But Latif uncovers how nuclear bombs did some surprising good and visits those who ensure that they stop blowing up.