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Are Anti-Vaxxers right? | Shattering Myths Blog

In this week’s Shattering Myths Blog, we are talking about vaccinations and the anti-vaxxer movement. Let’s start with a little bit of history. Diseases have plagued humanity (pun intended), since we ...

Episode 3 | Alexander von Humboldt, a scientist you’ve never heard of

You may have heard of the Humboldt Current and of the the Humboldt Penguins but you probably don’t know after whom they were named. Today we feature a very influential scientist that you may nev...

Who are the South Asians?

More and more chapters are being added to the story of humanity, as new techniques to extract and study ancient DNA take our understanding of our ancestors to unprecedented levels. And one thing is ve...

Apollo 11 taken on the moon by Neil Armstrong

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theory Part 2 – Did it really happen?| Shattering Myths Blog

In the second instalment of the moon landing myths, we talk about the conspiracy theory that the moon landings were faked by NASA, with Stanley Kubrick directing the whole thing here on Earth. For any...

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Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Part 1- Did Neil Armstrong Hear the Azan on the Moon?| Shattering Myths Blog

For our first blog on shattering myths regarding science and history facts we have decided to go with the all-time favourite: the moon landing. There are two conspiracy theories associated with this. ...

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Episode 1 | Moon landing, Conspiracy theories and the Dark side

Welcome to the 360onhistory podcast presented by Altaf Khan and Saima Baig, basically just two friends chatting about science, history and nature, covering everything from the big bang to today. July ...

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Fantastic Women Series – NASA’s Computers

One small step for a man, a giant push from the women behind him – How a group of unsung women heroes helped NASA achieve its goal of putting a man on the moon. On July 16, 1969, NASA launched Apollo ...

Cosmic Microwave Background A picture of the universe

A Universe in a Picture

The story begins almost 14 billion years ago but we are going to take it up in 1948, when Ralph Alpherin, while doing research on the Big Bang, together with Robert Herman and George Gamow, predicted ...

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Fantastic Women Series – Mary Anning, the original fossil hunter

When it comes to fossils, Mary Anning’s name has only recently started to come into the limelight. Born on May 21, 1799, she was the original fossil hunter, fossil dealer and palaeontologist, who beca...

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