Episode 2 - On pulsars, wavelengths, and beating hearts

A series of Zoom screen captures of Richard and Johanna exercising

In this episode, Richard’s propensity toward survival is revealed in conversation with his daughter Johanna. Johanna leads Richard through exercises on Zoom. Richard brings a poem to read aloud. The poem, titled “Star with a Secret,” is by American anthropologist and natural science writer Loren Eiseley. It’s about a pulsar—the definition of a survivor.

Music Credit

The music in this episode is the piece “Invention No. 1” by the composer and performer Chris Brown. Used with permission.



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