The Poetry of Science

Episode 94: Whaling Away

March 29, 2021

This episode explores new research, which has found that sperm whales shared behaviours to outmanoeuvre 19th-century human hunters.

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Read this episode’s science poem here.

Read the scientific study that inspired it here.

Read ‘Whaler’ by W. S. Merwin here.

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Music by Rufus Beckett.

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