14 minutes | Jan 11, 2017

Episode 9: Sphere of Life (Or, Why Humans Are So Obsessed With a Bouncing Ball)

An investigation into one of humanity's oldest and most ubiquitous inventions: the ball. From Egyptian rituals to the birth of the rubber industry to new digital balls that can be controlled by software programs, the ball has played a surprisingly transformative role in society. Special guests: John Fox, author of The Ball: Discovering the Object of the Game, and Melissa Coleman of Hackaball.
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