In Our Time: Science

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Sharon
 Dec 7, 2022
Good coverage of the stories of scientists. Leisurely pace.


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Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.


Episode Date
Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle
Mar 28, 2024
Hormones
Mar 07, 2024
Plankton
Nov 02, 2023
Albert Einstein
Oct 12, 2023
Jupiter
Jul 27, 2023
Mitochondria
Jun 29, 2023
Linnaeus
May 18, 2023
Paul Erdős
Mar 23, 2023
Tycho Brahe
Mar 02, 2023
Superconductivity
Feb 23, 2023
The Challenger Expedition 1872-1876
Dec 22, 2022
The Fish-Tetrapod Transition
Nov 17, 2022
The Electron
Oct 27, 2022
The Death of Stars
Jul 07, 2022
Homo erectus
May 12, 2022
Seismology
Apr 07, 2022
In Our Time is now first on BBC Sounds
Mar 04, 2022
William and Caroline Herschel
Nov 11, 2021
Corals
Oct 28, 2021
The Manhattan Project
Oct 07, 2021
The Evolution of Crocodiles
Sep 16, 2021
Longitude
May 13, 2021
Pierre-Simon Laplace
Apr 08, 2021
The Late Devonian Extinction
Mar 11, 2021
Emilie du Châtelet
Feb 04, 2021
Eclipses
Dec 31, 2020
Alan Turing
Oct 15, 2020
Paul Dirac
Mar 05, 2020
The Evolution of Horses
Feb 27, 2020
Solar Wind
Jan 23, 2020
Hybrids
Oct 31, 2019
Dorothy Hodgkin
Oct 03, 2019
Kinetic Theory
May 23, 2019
The Evolution of Teeth
Apr 11, 2019
Pheromones
Feb 21, 2019
Aristotle's Biology
Feb 07, 2019
Emmy Noether
Jan 24, 2019
Venus
Dec 27, 2018
Free Radicals
Nov 01, 2018
Automata
Sep 20, 2018
Echolocation
Jun 21, 2018
The Proton
Apr 26, 2018
George and Robert Stephenson
Apr 12, 2018
Rosalind Franklin
Feb 22, 2018
Fungi
Feb 15, 2018
Cephalopods
Feb 01, 2018
Carl Friedrich Gauss
Nov 30, 2017
Feathered Dinosaurs
Oct 26, 2017
Bird Migration
Jul 06, 2017
Enzymes
Jun 01, 2017
Louis Pasteur
May 18, 2017
Pauli's Exclusion Principle
Apr 06, 2017
The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
Mar 16, 2017
The Kuiper Belt
Mar 02, 2017
Maths in the Early Islamic World
Feb 16, 2017
Parasitism
Jan 26, 2017
Johannes Kepler
Dec 29, 2016
John Dalton
Oct 27, 2016
Plasma
Oct 13, 2016
Zeno's Paradoxes
Sep 22, 2016
The Invention of Photography
Jul 07, 2016
Penicillin
Jun 09, 2016
Euclid's Elements
Apr 28, 2016
1816, the Year Without a Summer
Apr 21, 2016
The Neutron
Apr 14, 2016
Robert Hooke
Feb 18, 2016
Chromatography
Feb 04, 2016
Saturn
Jan 14, 2016
Michael Faraday
Dec 24, 2015
Circadian Rhythms
Dec 17, 2015
P v NP
Nov 05, 2015
Perpetual Motion
Sep 24, 2015
Extremophiles
Jun 25, 2015
The Science of Glass
May 28, 2015
The Earth's Core
Apr 30, 2015
The Curies
Mar 26, 2015
Dark Matter
Mar 12, 2015
The Photon
Feb 12, 2015
Behavioural Ecology
Dec 11, 2014
Brunel
Nov 13, 2014
Nuclear Fusion
Oct 30, 2014
e
Sep 25, 2014
The Sun
Jul 10, 2014
Robert Boyle
Jun 12, 2014
Photosynthesis
May 15, 2014
States of Matter
Apr 03, 2014
The Eye
Feb 27, 2014
Social Darwinism
Feb 20, 2014
Catastrophism
Jan 30, 2014
Complexity
Dec 19, 2013
The Microscope
Nov 28, 2013
Galen
Oct 10, 2013
Exoplanets
Oct 03, 2013
Pascal
Sep 19, 2013
The Invention of Radio
Jul 04, 2013
Relativity
Jun 06, 2013
Cosmic Rays
May 16, 2013
Water
Mar 28, 2013
Absolute Zero
Mar 07, 2013
Pitt-Rivers
Feb 28, 2013
Comets
Jan 17, 2013
Crystallography
Nov 28, 2012
Fermat's Last Theorem
Oct 25, 2012
The Cell
Sep 13, 2012
Game Theory
May 10, 2012
Early Geology
Apr 12, 2012
The Measurement of Time
Mar 29, 2012
Conductors and Semiconductors
Feb 23, 2012
The Scientific Method
Jan 26, 2012
Macromolecules
Dec 29, 2011
The Hippocratic Oath
Sep 15, 2011
The Origins of Infectious Disease
Jun 08, 2011
The Neutrino
Apr 14, 2011
The Age of the Universe
Mar 03, 2011
The Nervous System
Feb 10, 2011
Random and Pseudorandom
Jan 13, 2011
Thomas Edison
Dec 09, 2010
Women and Enlightenment Science
Nov 04, 2010
Logic
Oct 21, 2010
Imaginary Numbers
Sep 23, 2010
Pliny's Natural History
Jul 08, 2010
Antarctica
Jun 24, 2010
The Neanderthals
Jun 17, 2010
The Cavendish Family in Science
May 20, 2010
The Cool Universe
May 06, 2010
The Infant Brain
Mar 04, 2010
Mathematics' Unintended Consequences
Feb 11, 2010
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 4
Jan 07, 2010
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 3
Jan 06, 2010
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 2
Jan 05, 2010
The Royal Society and British Science: Episode 1
Jan 04, 2010
Pythagoras
Dec 10, 2009
Radiation
Nov 12, 2009
The Geological Formation of Britain
Oct 22, 2009
Calculus
Sep 24, 2009
Ediacara Biota
Jul 09, 2009
Logical Positivism
Jul 02, 2009
The Whale - A History
May 21, 2009
The Vacuum of Space
Apr 30, 2009
Baconian Science
Apr 02, 2009
The Library of Alexandria
Mar 12, 2009
The Measurement Problem in Physics
Mar 05, 2009
The Observatory at Jaipur
Feb 19, 2009
Darwin: Life After Origins
Jan 08, 2009
Darwin: On the Origin of Species
Jan 07, 2009
Darwin: The Voyage of the Beagle
Jan 06, 2009
Darwin: On the Origins of Charles Darwin
Jan 05, 2009
The Physics of Time
Dec 18, 2008
Heat
Dec 04, 2008
Neuroscience
Nov 13, 2008
Vitalism
Oct 16, 2008
Godel's Incompleteness Theorems
Oct 09, 2008
The Music of the Spheres
Jun 19, 2008
Lysenkoism
Jun 05, 2008
Probability
May 29, 2008
The Brain
May 08, 2008
The Laws of Motion
Apr 03, 2008
Ada Lovelace
Mar 06, 2008
The Multiverse
Feb 21, 2008
Plate Tectonics
Jan 24, 2008
The Four Humours
Dec 20, 2007
Genetic Mutation
Dec 06, 2007
The Fibonacci Sequence
Nov 29, 2007
Oxygen
Nov 15, 2007
Antimatter
Oct 04, 2007
The Permian-Triassic Boundary
Jun 28, 2007
Renaissance Astrology
Jun 14, 2007
Gravitational Waves
May 17, 2007
Symmetry
Apr 19, 2007
Anaesthetics
Mar 29, 2007
Microbiology
Mar 08, 2007
Optics
Mar 01, 2007
Popper
Feb 08, 2007
Archimedes
Jan 25, 2007
The Jesuits
Jan 18, 2007
Mars
Jan 11, 2007
Indian Mathematics
Dec 14, 2006
The Speed of Light
Nov 30, 2006
The Poincaré Conjecture
Nov 02, 2006
The Needham Question
Oct 19, 2006
Humboldt
Sep 28, 2006
Galaxies
Jun 29, 2006
Carbon
Jun 15, 2006
The Heart
Jun 01, 2006
Astronomy and Empire
May 04, 2006
Immunisation
Apr 20, 2006
The Royal Society
Mar 23, 2006
Negative Numbers
Mar 09, 2006
Human Evolution
Feb 16, 2006
Relativism
Jan 19, 2006
Prime Numbers
Jan 12, 2006
Artificial Intelligence
Dec 08, 2005
The Graviton
Nov 24, 2005
Asteroids
Nov 03, 2005
Mammals
Oct 13, 2005
Magnetism
Sep 29, 2005
The KT Boundary
Jun 23, 2005
Renaissance Maths
Jun 02, 2005
Perception and the Senses
Apr 28, 2005
Dark Energy
Mar 17, 2005
Alchemy
Feb 24, 2005
The Cambrian Period
Feb 17, 2005
The Mind/Body Problem
Jan 13, 2005
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
Dec 16, 2004
Jung
Dec 02, 2004
Higgs Boson
Nov 18, 2004
Electrickery
Nov 04, 2004
The Origins of Life
Sep 23, 2004
Pi
Sep 02, 2004
Renaissance Magic
Jun 17, 2004
The Planets
May 27, 2004
Zero
May 13, 2004
Hysteria
Apr 22, 2004
Theories of Everything
Mar 25, 2004
Dreams
Mar 04, 2004
Rutherford
Feb 19, 2004
Cryptography
Jan 29, 2004
Lamarck and Natural Selection
Dec 24, 2003
Ageing the Earth
Nov 20, 2003
Infinity
Oct 23, 2003
Maxwell
Oct 02, 2003
Nature
Jul 10, 2003
Vulcanology
Jul 03, 2003
The Lunar Society
Jun 05, 2003
Memory
May 29, 2003
Blood
May 22, 2003
The Life of Stars
Mar 27, 2003
Meteorology
Mar 06, 2003
Chance and Design
Feb 13, 2003
The Calendar
Dec 19, 2002
Man and Disease
Dec 12, 2002
Imagination
Nov 28, 2002
Human Nature
Nov 07, 2002
The Scientist
Oct 24, 2002
Psychoanalysis and Democracy
Jul 11, 2002
Drugs
May 23, 2002
Chaos Theory
May 16, 2002
The Physics of Reality
May 02, 2002
Extra Terrestrials
Apr 04, 2002
Anatomy
Feb 14, 2002
The Universe's Shape
Feb 07, 2002
Nuclear Physics
Jan 10, 2002
Genetics
Dec 13, 2001
Oceanography
Nov 22, 2001
The Earth's Origins
Jul 05, 2001
Black Holes
Apr 12, 2001
Fossils
Mar 22, 2001
Quantum Gravity
Feb 22, 2001
Imperial Science
Feb 01, 2001
Mathematics and Platonism
Jan 11, 2001
Psychoanalysis and Literature
Nov 09, 2000
Evolutionary Psychology
Nov 02, 2000
Laws of Nature
Oct 19, 2000
Imagination and Consciousness
Jun 29, 2000
Chemical Elements
May 25, 2000
Human Origins
Apr 27, 2000
The Natural Order
Apr 06, 2000
Grand Unified Theory
Feb 24, 2000
Goethe and the Science of the Enlightenment
Feb 10, 2000
Information Technology
Jan 13, 2000
Climate Change
Jan 06, 2000
Time
Dec 30, 1999
Medical Ethics
Dec 16, 1999
Consciousness
Nov 25, 1999
Genetic Determinism
Sep 23, 1999
Pain
Jul 22, 1999
Intelligence
Jul 01, 1999
The Great Disruption
Jun 17, 1999
Memory and Culture
May 27, 1999
The Universe's Origins
May 20, 1999
Mathematics
May 06, 1999
Artificial Intelligence
Apr 29, 1999
Evolution
Apr 15, 1999
Animal Experiments and Rights
Mar 18, 1999
Space in Religion and Science
Feb 18, 1999
Language and the Mind
Feb 11, 1999
Psychoanalysis and its Legacy
Feb 04, 1999
Ageing
Jan 28, 1999
Genetic Engineering
Jan 14, 1999
Neuroscience in the 20th century
Dec 24, 1998
The Brain and Consciousness
Nov 19, 1998
Science in the 20th century
Nov 05, 1998
Science's Revelations
Oct 29, 1998