Lewis Dartnell

The Knowledge

Lewis Dartnell

Talk: The Knowledge

How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch? To explore this topic further, have a look at the book’s website www.the-knowledge.org – for lots of extra material including videos, How To guides (including instructions for making your own gasifier stove) and recommended lists of the best films, books and sci-fi novels on the post-apocalyptic world and rebuilding from scratch. The Knowledge is a brilliantly original guide to the fundamentals of science and how it built our modern world as well as a thought experiment about the very idea of scientific knowledge itself.

Lewis Dartnell

Lewis Ryan Dartnell is an author, presenter and astrobiology research fellow at the Space Research Centre, University of Leicester.

The Knowledge

The Knowledge is a journey of discovery, a book which explains everything you need to know about everything. This is a quick start guide for rebooting civilization which will transform your understanding of the world - and help you prepare for when it's no longer here...

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