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Caspar Henderson

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Caspar Henderson - Interior Worlds & Cosmic Couriers

The Libreria Podcast

From the psychological trauma of Dostoevsky to the cosmologically monumental, Caspar Henderson discusses some of the wonders of the universe from his book, New Map of Wonders.

29mins

2 Sep 2019

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Caspar Henderson - Ma Carte des Merveilles

Les Belles Lettres

En librairie le 09 novembre 2018 et sur https://www.lesbelleslettres.com/livre/3818-ma-carte-des-merveilles.Où commença l’émerveillement ? Fait-il partie de l’expérience humaine depuis les origines de l’histoire ? Est-il encore plus ancien ? Relevant à la fois de la philosophie et de l’histoire naturelle, de l’art et de la théologie, des neurosciences et des recherches sur les nanotechnologies, Ma carte des merveilles est une célébration de la vie, un guide inspirant pour regarder le monde sous un nouveau jour.

3mins

12 Oct 2018

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Caspar Henderson in search of modern marvels

The Hedgehog and the Fox

In this week’s programme we’re exploring the concept of wonder in the company of science writer Caspar Henderson, author of A New Map of Wonders. One reviewer called the book… Read More See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

28mins

1 Oct 2018

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A new map of wonders - Caspar Henderson - Wilderness Festival

5x15

Why we should Always cultivate wonder and awe at the world around us in our everyday life with Caspar Henderson.Caspar Henderson is a writer and journalist. His work has appeared in the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Independent, New Scientist, the New York Review of Books, and other publications. From 2002 to 2005 he was a senior editor at OpenDemocracy. He received the Roger Deakin Award from the Society of Authors in 2009 and the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award in 2010.He is the author of The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, a bestiary for the 21st Century, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books, and A New Map of Wonders, a course through the realm of the fascinating and awe-inspiring.Recorded at Wilderness Festival in August 2018.5x15 brings together five outstanding individuals to tell of their lives, passions and inspirations. There are only two rules - no scripts and only 15 minutes each.Learn more about 5x15 events: 5x15stories.comTwitter: www.twitter.com/5x15storiesFacebook: www.facebook.com/5x15storiesInstagram: www.instagram.com/5x15stories

14mins

26 Aug 2018

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489 - Caspar Henderson's New Map of Wonders

Little Atoms

Caspar Henderson is a writer and journalist. His work has appeared in the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Independent, New Scientist, the New York Review of Books, and other publications. From 2002 to 2005 he was a senior editor at OpenDemocracy. He received the Roger Deakin Award from the Society of Authors in 2009 and the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award in 2010. He is the author of The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, a bestiary for the 21st Century, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. His latest book is A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Modern Marvels. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30mins

16 Jan 2018

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MAPS - Caspar Henderson - DREAMS

Medicine Unboxed

Caspar Henderson is the author of 'The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary' which was shortlisted for the 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science books and for which he received the Author’s Foundation Roger Deakin Award 2009 and The Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for Non Fiction 2009. His latest book, 'A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Marvels' will be published by Granta in November 2017.He has been a journalist and editor with various publications and broadcasters. He is a past recipient of an IUCN-Reuters award for best environmental reporting in Western Europe. He has worked as a consultant and advisor with leading voluntary organisations, government and international agencies. He co authored 'Our Fragile Earth' (New Internationalist, 2005) and was the commissioning editor for 'Debating Globalization' (Polity, 2005).

19mins

22 Nov 2017

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WONDER - Jon Copley And Caspar Henderson - LIFE

Medicine Unboxed

Jon Copley is Associate Professor of Marine Ecology at the University of Southampton, and the first British person to dive to a depth of five kilometres in the ocean. As a marine biologist, his research explores environments such as volcanic vents on the ocean floor, where his team and colleagues have discovered several new species of deep-sea creatures during recent expeditions. His work also involves teaching and writing, and he is co-founder of a company that trains scientists in how to share their research with wider public audiences.Caspar Henderson is a writer and journalist. His work has appeared in the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Independent, New Scientist, the New York Review of Books. He received the Roger Deakin Award from the Society of Authors in 2009 and the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award in 2010. He is the author of The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, a bestiary for the 21st Century, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science.

42mins

28 Nov 2016