In Our Time: Science

Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01gyd7j

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 42m. Bisher sind 264 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Wochen.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 7 hours 14 minutes

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Longitude


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the idea of longitude and the race to calculate it at sea.


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 2021-05-13  50m
 
 

Pierre-Simon Laplace


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the great French mathematician behind metrication.


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 2021-04-08  48m
 
 

The Late Devonian Extinction


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of the five major extinction events on Earth so far.


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 2021-03-11  49m
 
 

Emilie du Châtelet


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss an astonishing mathematician of the French Enlightenment.


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 2021-02-04  49m
 
 

Eclipses


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the scientific advances gained from studying eclipses.


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 2020-12-31  50m
 
 

Alan Turing


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the short, brilliant life of computer science's founder.


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 2020-10-15  53m
 
 

George and Robert Stephenson (repeat)


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss George and Robert Stephenson and the birth of railways.


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 2020-03-26  49m
 
 

Paul Dirac


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of the greatest theoretical physicists who ever lived.


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 2020-03-05  50m
 
 

The Evolution of Horses


Discussion of the origin, migration, extinction and domestication of horses.


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 2020-02-27  50m
 
 

Solar Wind


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss solar wind, from auroras to the edge of the solar system.


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 2020-01-23  55m