science

VLOG Episode 6 | Cancer Killing Immune Cells and Living Robots

Fantastic new developments in medicine and health. New cancer killing immune cells have been discovered and scientists have created living robots, designed by computers. Plus I describe what is the ge...

Voyagers 1 & 2 – The Spacecraft That Keep on Giving

This past week brought humanity’s farthest and longest-lived spacecraft – Voyagers 1 and 2 – into the picture again for two reasons: it would have been Carl Sagan’s 85th birthday on Novemb...

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Ada Lovelace Day – Celebrating Women in STEM

Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and to increase their profile in STEM. Founded in 2009 by Suw Charman...

Podcast 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...

Podcast Episode 2 | Turning CO2 into rocks

I hope you enjoy the show. Please do check out the website and follow on social media. Twitter: @360onhistory  // Instagram // Facebook Climate change is perhaps the most pressing issue currently faci...

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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 ...

Nikola Tesla

Born #OTD – Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was born on July 10, 1856. He was of Serbian nationality and was born in Smiljan, Austrian Empire(modern-day Croatia).  He was an inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and f...

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Fantastic Women Series – Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin

The fact that the Sun and other stars are primarily composed of hydrogen and helium is a fact that anyone with any interest in astronomy knows. It is an established fact. What most people don’t know i...

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A Total Solar Eclipse 100 Years Ago Proved Einstein’s General Relativity

In 1919, English astronomers Arthur Eddington and Frank Dyson organized expeditions to the island of Principe off the west coast of Africa and to Sobral, Brazil, respectively, to see if Einstein was r...

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