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Chaos of Delight – Episode 9

 

Charles Darwin wrote wonderful sentences, beautiful books and fabulous phrases and one of my favourite is when he describes his mind being a ‘Chaos of Delight’ after seeing many of the splendid lifeforms in a Brazilian forest.  And we have asked everyone who’s been involved in this App when they experience that ‘Chaos of Delight.’ – Robin Ince

This is going to become a mouse baby!

 

When I was working in the lab I just loved looking at very, very early stages of mouse embryos down the microscope; this is when they’re one or two, four cells just floating in space and they’re perfect, they’re these perfect spheres, you can see through them, you can see the nucleus with the DNA in the middle and you’re like, this is going to become a mouse baby!  This is amazing, this is beautiful!  And I just think that that’s incredible; I’m just fascinated by particularly how things go from being one or two cells to being a baby, so all kinds of elements in that process, when I see them I’m like, wow, that’s cool.