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Podcast on science, nature, climate change and history. From the Big Bang to today, a 360 degree look at life, the universe and the history of everything – covering everything from the moon landings & exploration of planets such as Jupiter and Mars, to the history of the Indus Valley Civilization, the Mayans and Africa.

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Lunar Phase Feb 17, 2022 Southern Hemisphere and Northern Hemisphere. Image: NASA

Podcast Episode 95 l How many moons does the Earth have?

Technically, Earth has only one Moon. But here is the interesting thing. Over millions of years, the number of moons has varied. We talk about their story in this episode. 

Blue Plaque, August 2020 Saying Noor Inayat Khan 1914 to 1944 SOE Agent codename Madeleine stayed here

Podcast Episode 94 l Noor Inayat Khan

This episode is on Noor Inayat Khan, an SOE agent with codename Madeleine sent to France in 1943 as a wireless operator to help the French resistance during World War II. Her job was to support the Fr...

An image from the reconstruction showing excitatory, or pyramidal, neurons, colored according to size. (Google Research & Lichtman Lab/Harvard University. Renderings by D. Berger/Harvard University)

Podcast Episode 93 l A 3D Map of the Human Brain

A 3D Map of the Human Brain has been created by a collaboration between Harvard researchers and Google Research analysing 1,400 terabytes of data.

Thin line from each giraffe mouth - Bradshaw Foundation

Podcast Episode 92 l The Story of the Dabbous Giraffes

Deep in the heart of the Sahara Desert, amidst the scorching sands and towering dunes, lies a remarkable archaeological treasure - the Dabous Giraffes. They can be found on a sandstone outcrop in the ...

Planesphere Tablet from the Royal Library of Ashurbanipal, Nenveh. British Museum

Podcast Episode 91 l Did this clay tablet describe an ancient asteroid impact?

Podcast Episode 91 is on an ancient asteroid. Does a clay tablet describe an ancient asteroid impact? Two scientists certainly thought that it described an asteroid hitting earth

An orangutan and a neanderthal face

Podcast Episode 90 l Our two cousins: A neanderthal and an orangutan

We are discussing two different amazing news items in today's podcast. We have the reconstruction of the face of a 75,000-year-old female Neanderthal and then we learn about an orangutan who healed it...

Podcast Episode 89 l Driving on the Left or Right

This 360 on History Podcast Episode is all about Driving. Whether you drive on the Left or Right, you can find out why here.

Image created by Craiyon of a Queen sitting on a horse

Podcast Episode 88 l Mercian Queen Cynethryth

This Fantastic Women Series podcast is about Cynethryth, who was Queen of Mercia and exerted power and influence along with her husband King Offa.

Moon phase on Feb 14 2022 as seen in the Northern Hemisphereby NASA LRO

Podcast Episode 87 l How the moon was formed

Scientists have now answered the questions of how the moon was made in this New Simulation, showing that it formed very quickly after impact with another body called Theia. In this podcast we talk abo...

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