Podcasts

Pierre-Simon Laplace

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Laplace (1749-1827) who was a giant in the world of mathematics both before and after ...
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From Leningrad to St Petersburg

As the communist system in the former Soviet Union was collapsing in 1991, the people of Leningrad voted to drop ...
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Interview: Jeremy Katz of The Breman Museum

Holly sits down with Jeremy Katz, the director of archives at The Breman Museum to talk about his new book ...
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David Attenborough’s first expedition

In 1954, the BBC broadcast a new television programme in Britain. It was called Zoo Quest and it launched the ...
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Mexico’s female serial killer

Former female wrestler Juana Barraza was found guilty in March 2008 of murdering at least eleven elderly women in Mexico ...
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The Rum Rebellion

The Rum Rebellion overthrew William Bligh, governor of New South Wales, in 1808. It was Australia’s only military coup and ...
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The women who reclaimed the night

How women in the North of England took to the streets in the late 1970s to protest against a serial ...
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SYMHC Classics: Mutiny on the Bounty

In this 2010 episode, previous hosts Sarah and Katie take a closer look at the legendary mutiny on the HMS ...
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Episode 178: Crossfade

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. A note on notes: We’d much rather you just ...
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Esperanto and Bodiam

Tracy and Holly discuss their relationships with language learning, and then discuss the ways that historical sites and museums have ...
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