Podcasts

Episode 105: Amox

This piece was originally released in February, 2017. This piece has two selections from Saunder Jurriens and Danny Bensi’s score to ...
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When Spain’s parliament was stormed

In February 1981 armed Civil Guards tried to take control of the Spanish parliament. For 18 hours they held 350 ...
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SYMHC Classics: Knitting’s Early History

This 2016 classic delves into knitting. which has been around for a long time. Exactly how long isn't entirely clear, ...
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Introducing Prodigy: The Versatile Von Neumann

Holly and Tracy were kind enough to let me share an episode with you about John von Neumann. Hope you ...
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Transfusions

Holly and Tracy talk about how small details that get changed in the retelling of history change the context of ...
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The book that warned 2020 would bring disaster

The Limits to Growth was published in 1972 and warned of global decline from 2020. Claire Bowes spoke to one ...
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Sequencing the Ebola virus genome

When the deadly Ebola virus broke out in West Africa in 2014, scientists in the USA set to work analysing ...
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Jean-Baptiste Denis and the Blood Transfusion Race, 2

Denis made several missteps - some of them criminal - as he tried to prove his superior knowledge in the ...
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The ‘strike’ in space

The three astronauts on the Skylab 4 space research mission in 1973 got behind schedule when one of them vomited ...
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Buddhists and death row

In the 1990s a practising Buddhist called Anna Cox began visiting a murderer called Frankie Parker in jail. After his ...
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