American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Author Lisa Jardine talks about Robert Hooke, a man she describes as a "a founding figure in the European scientific revolution," and explains why he never got the same level of recognition as his contemporaries Sir Isaac Newton and Sir Christopher Wren.
- Lisa Jardine Renaissance historian and author
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