The Forum

Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 191 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast


Image Overload: Coping with the Modern World's Visual Clutter

How do our brains cope with the visual clutter of the modern world?


 2016-08-15  40m

Balloons and How they Changed the World

The extraordinary impact of balloons on the human race.


 2016-08-08  40m

Sharing and Why it is Essential for the Human Race

Why do we share and how important is it for our survival?


 2016-08-01  40m

The Unpredictable Planet: Understanding Volcanoes and Earthquakes

New ideas about volcanoes, earthquakes and other geological processes


 2016-07-25  40m

Do You Know What You’re Eating?

How to ensure better food transparency: to track what we eat from farm to fork.


 2016-07-18  40m

Radioactivity: Friend or Foe?

Separating the benefits of radioactivity from its dangers


 2016-07-11  40m

Defiance: Why Are Some People More Defiant than Others?

When is defiance a resistance to authority, and when is it a sign of disregard to others?


 2016-07-04  40m

Microbes and Humans: The Science of Living Together

New insights into the human microbiome, the tiny organisms living in and on our bodies


 2016-06-27  40m

Unfinished: The Art of the Incomplete

How do we respond to things that are unfinished or incomplete?


 2016-06-20  39m

Talking Rubbish: Clever Ways with Waste

Advice from a garbologist, a waste expert and a taxidermist about re-using waste


 2016-06-13  40m