The Poetry of Science

Episode 123: Knots in Time

October 25, 2021

This episode explores new research, which has found that ancient driftwood can be used to track 500 years of Arctic warming and changes to sea ice levels.


Read this episode’s science poem here.  

Read the scientific study that inspired it here.

Read ‘Driftwood’ by Ralph Cheever Dunning here.


Music by Rufus Beckett.


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