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In Our Time: Science
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
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4.6 stars from 1,958 ratings
Need more variety
A great informational podcast but they only focus on scientific advances that took place in Europe. Quite whitewashed. Africa, South America, Asia, Russia are NEVER mentioned.
SnappyDani via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/04/24
Love Melvyn. We need more like him, can’t think of anyone younger who could replace him. He must do so much research for each of the wide ranging topics as he always asks relevant and focused questions, keeping the conversation interesting. He’s a less well known but nevertheless absolute...Read full review »
Springy step via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/10/24
Change of Host Needed
Melvyn Bragg uses unacceptable behavior with women: rude, domineering, interrupting, and foolish, useful questions. Please seek another host.
Benji X. via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/06/23
Recent Episodes
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the German physicist who, at the age of 23 and while still a student, effectively created quantum mechanics for which he later won the Nobel Prize. Werner Heisenberg made this breakthrough in a paper in 1925 when, rather than starting with an idea of where atomic...
Published 03/28/24
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss some of the chemical signals coursing through our bodies throughout our lives, produced in separate areas and spreading via the bloodstream. We call these 'hormones' and we produce more than 80 of them of which the best known are arguably oestrogen, testosterone,...
Published 03/07/24
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the tiny drifting organisms in the oceans that sustain the food chain for all the lifeforms in the water and so for the billions of people who, in turn, depend on the seas for their diet. In Earth's development, the plant-like ones among them, the phytoplankton,...
Published 11/02/23
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