The Most Unknown


The Most Unknown

Monkey Island: Test Ground for Human Cognition

In episode nine of The Most Unknown, neuroscientist Anil Seth and cognitive psychologist Laurie R. Santos travel to Puerto Rico’s Cayo Santiago, a small island home to over a thousand monkeys where scientists study human cognition.
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Inside the Most Precise Atomic Clock in the World

Geobiologist Victoria Orphan travels to a basement lab in Colorado to untangle questions of space and time with physicist Jun Ye, the creator of the world’s most precise atomic clock.
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Looking Into the Center of the Galaxy

In episode five of The Most Unknown, astrophysicist Rachel Smith and astrobiologist Luke McKay travel to Hawaii’s powerful W.M. Keck Observatory to explore forming stars at the center of our galaxy.
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What is Consciousness?

In episode three of The Most Unknown, dark matter physicist Davide D’Angelo travels to Belgium to explore consciousness experiments using mind-controlled limbs at psychologist Axel Cleermans’s lab.
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The New Hunt For Dark Matter

In episode two of The Most Unknown, Motherboard travels to Italy's Gran Sasso National Laboratory with physicist Davide D'Angelo and geomicrobiologist Jennifer Macalady for an early look at SABRE, a new dark matter experiment.
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Diving Underground to Unearth Clues to Life’s Origins

In episode one of The Most Unknown, microbiologist Jennifer Macalady, along with a team of divers, spelunk through Italy’s water-rich Frasassi Caves to search for mysterious microbes that could hold clues to the origins of life on Earth.