Into the Impossible
By Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination
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A podcast of stories, ideas, and speculations from the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination. Each month, we'll bring you into a conversation between visionaries from the worlds of arts, sciences, humanities, engineering, and medicine on the nature of the imagination and how, through speculative culture, we collaborate to create the future.
||CleanEpisode 4: How to Make a Spaceship||How do you jumpstart the private spaceflight industry? Passion, commitment, bold risk-taking, some inspiration from Charles Lindbergh, and a little luck. On todays show, we hear from Peter Diamandis, whose XPRIZE Foundation launched the competition that||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: The Hard Problem||Today is an unusual and very special episode of Into the Impossible. In winter of 2015, the Clarke Center produced a collaborative project with the performance artist Marina Abramović and the science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson. The multi-day wor||12/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Becoming a Galactic Wonder||We’re looking at wonder and imagination today, through the plays of Herbert Siguenza (playwright, actor, and director; founding member of Culture Clash) that take us from Pablo Picasso in 1957 to a post-apocalyptic California, and the art (and green thu||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Imagining the Impossible||How do we imagine the impossible? On today’s episode, we talk to physicists and writers (and writer-physicists) about this question. Along the way, we’ll touch on a range of topics, from how to detect gravitational waves to how the hippies saved physi||10/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|