Best Archaeology podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.
 
The Archaeology Show is produced by the Archaeology Podcast Network. It's hosted by a contract archaeologist and an academic. We will interview people from around the world in a variety of topics. Enjoy the ride.
 
Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. On storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
The archaeology news of the week in audio, brought to you by The Archaeology Channel, compiled and written by Michelle Hilling of Archaeologica.org and read by Laura Pettigrew. The Audio News from Archaeologica is compiled from Archaeologica.org's daily news updates.
 
Archaeology through a Feminist Lens
 
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Pseudo-Archaeology
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Bringing you stories about pseudo-archaeology and the real stories behind the false claims.
 
All about the love of watches, the knowledge of horology, and providing unique one of a kind timepieces.In this podcast is where I discuss my thoughts and opinions about everything watch related, to questions I get to rants I have and pretty much everything in between. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/timepiece-archaeology/support
 
Subscribe to this channel for bits and pieces and short interviews from conferences all over the world.
 
Archaeology and Gaming covers not only the study of archaeology in video games but also the study of games as material culture. Some of our hosts you already may know, Andrew Reinhard – who featured in the documentary ATARI: Game Over, Tara Coppelstone – who studies how games are made through an archaeological lens, and Meghan Dennis – a PhD candidate at University of York who is studying ethics in videogames, plus many more interesting and insightful players in the archaeogaming world are r ...
 
Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. On storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
Interviews with Archaeologists about their New Books
 
Where Archaeology and Reality Meet!
 
The ArchaeoTech Podcast is a place to discuss all things tech as they relate to Archaeology. Join Doug and Russell as they dive into the world of technology and apply it to the study of the past.
 
Exploring History, Archaeology, Science, and Culture.
 
Dig the discourse, fight the power; if you want something a little different, the Anarchaeologist Podcast is for you. Not afraid to deal with controversial topics, Tristan sits with guests to discuss in depth issues affecting archaeology today.
 
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Prehis/Stories
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Kim Biddulph talks to archaeologists and authors about the real stories behind the fictional books with archaeology and history as a major component.
 
Emil Amos tells disturbing and often humiliating stories about growing up in a small town in the 90’s with co-host Jonah Bayer. Every other episode digs into the archaeology of lesser known music
 
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Getty Art + Ideas
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Join Jim Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, as he talks with artists, writers, curators, and scholars about their work. Listen in as he engages these important thinkers in reflective and critical conversations about architecture, archaeology, art history, and museum exhibitions.
 
Emil Amos tells disturbing and often humiliating stories about growing up in a small town in the 90’s with co-host Jonah Bayer. Every other episode digs into the archaeology of lesser known music
 
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Dead Kids Club
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Three kids who study death, research death, and talk death now also record themselves while talking death just for your pleasure. Holding skulls everyday gives them a fair share of morbid but fun stories and ideas. Tune in to the podcast that discusses everything about death from the academic talk about forensics and archaeology to the fun ways to bury yourself. Disclaimer: This podcast is in no way associated with UCL and represents our thoughts and thoughts of those who wrote the wikipedia ...
 
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Pantheon
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2018 Nominee for Best Music Podcast! The Rock N Roll audio magazine featuring shows: Rock N Roll Archaeology, Rock n Roll Librarian, Art of Rock with Kosh & Friends, Vinyl Snob, Reel Rock, Muses & Stuff, & Deeper Digs in Rock. All things Rock N Roll. The Music. The People. The Culture. The Technology.
 
The Book and Spade program has the latest information on discoveries and developments in Biblical Archaeology.
 
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Heritage Voices
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Jessica Yaquinto is an ethnographer and deals in tribal consultation. The podcast includes topics on mediating between tribes, community based participatory research, and tribes' perspectives of anthropology.
 
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Originz
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A podcast encompassing stories concerning just about anything and everything. There is Information, theories, news, stories, conjecture and ideas from history, geography, science, technology, language, medicine, archaeology, mystery stories and humorous tales, etc. If you are interested in anything and everything (a true renaissance man or woman) come along and listen and enjoy the show. Visit my website for the show notes. http://www.originz.info
 
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The Transect
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Three archaeologists talk shop, host guests, get serious, get silly, and record it all!
 
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Forgotten Secrets
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This is a place where mystery is explored. Archaeology, the mystical, masonry, Illuminati, Rosicrucianism, Kabbalah, and more.
 
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ArchaeoAnimals
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This is a show about the connection between animals and humans in the past. Our experts, Alex Fitzpatrick and Simona Falanga will guide you through the interesting world of Zooarchaeology.
 
Authentic connection to Ireland with a native voice on mythology, indigenous spirituality, archaeology, history, culture, society, storytelling, and travel round the island.
 
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Profiles in CRM
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Profiles in CRM features short interviews with CRM professionals from all experience levels and educational levels. I ask a standard list of questions and see how each person answers them based on their experience.
 
Exploring the past in the present! Egyptologist, Dr Paul Harrison, delves into the mystery, media and mania of history. Featuring interviews with leading experts in archaeology, history, Egyptology, anthropology, Egyptomania, authors, Kemetics, game designers, film-makers and more!
 
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This Irish Life
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This Irish Life follows Shooz & Dug re-discovering the secrets of the humanity - Irish-style!. Conversations about health, diet, lifestyle, exercise, martial arts, powerful techniques, myths, history, archaeology and more.
 
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Making History
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Popular history series where the past connects with the present.
 
An introductory textbook for college/university that focuses on the Hebrew Bible using the tools of literary and theological analysis, form criticism, historiography, archaeology, and postmodern critique.
 
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Tides of History
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Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
 
A collection of unhurried conversations with world-class thinkers, founders, and scientists.
 
Following a string of mysterious deaths in Burns, Alaska, Special Agents Sally Pierce and Tad Marshall arrive to investigate. They soon find there’s more going on than meets the eye. The first scripted podcast from Marvel, starring Celia Keenan-Bolger and Ato Essandoh as Agents Pierce and Marshall, with Richard Armitage as Wolverine. Also featuring Scott Adsit, Bob Balaban, Zoe Chao, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and Brian Stokes Mitchell. Learn more at wolverinepodcast.com.
 
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Curiosity Daily
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Get smarter in just a few minutes every day. With a timely blend of cultural trends, life hacks, and developments in science and technology, you'll learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest galaxies to your smallest brain cells, hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer from Curiosity.com will help you understand the world better.
 
This Week in Evolution is a podcast on the biology behind what makes us tick.
 
In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions ...
 
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White Horse Inn
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How important is it for you to know what you believe and why you believe it? What you know matters more than what you feel. Listen to the weekly White Horse Inn podcast to ground your faith in unchanging biblical truth.
 
The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let’s explore technology’s spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.
 
Why do we believe weird things? What does feminine intuition really mean? How do you become an effective activist for science and reason? Are you ready for a monthly show that poses these questions and more? Tune into the Token Skeptic for a slightly more skeptical look at stories in the news, urban legends, good science, pseudoscience, and what makes popular culture pop. Hosted and produced by philosophy teacher and radio broadcaster Kylie Sturgess.
 
Ricochet Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel and Stephen Miller of FoxNews.com bring a conservative/libertarian perspective to politics, pop culture, and the issues of the day.
 
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Prophecy Watchers
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Gary Stearman explores the world of Bible prophecy.
 
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Drone Radio Show
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The Drone Radio Show is a weekly podcast about drones and the people who use them for business, fun and research. Our guests share how they’re using drones to make a positive impact, build a business, lessons they’ve learned and insights that you can use to take YOUR interest in drones to the next level.
 
A podcast about science, history, and exploration. Michael Robinson interviews scientists, journalists, and adventurers about life at the extreme.
 
Hi, I’m Kevin Sonney, and I’m a productivity junkie. I didn’t mean to become one. Seriously. But I found myself in a company provided class on the Franklin-Covey method (complete with a FREE Franklin Planner!), and it was ON. I spent the next year exploring all the options (and spending a LOT of money) on Franklin Planners. Then I discovered the “lifehack” scene. Talk about falling down the rabbit hole! That led to things like David Allen’s Getting Things Done, Gina Trapani’s Todo.txt, OmniF ...
 
Hi, and welcome to Unsolved Mysteries of the World where we explore the unexplained. Our topics include Missing Persons, Unsolved Murders, UFO & Aerial Phenomenon, Ghosts & Hauntings, Legends & Myths, Lost Treasures, Cryptozoology, Urban Legends, Conspiracies, Ancient Archaeological Anomalies and much more. If this is your first time listening to us, and you like our show, remember to subscribe when you get a chance. Each episode we will dive into a topic or case with a descriptive narrative ...
 
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A Taste of the Past
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Linda Pelaccio, a culinary historian, takes a weekly journey through the history of food on A Taste of the Past. Tune in for interviews with authors, scholars and culinary chroniclers who discuss food culture from ancient Mesopotamia and Rome to the grazing tables and deli counters of today. Each week Linda explores the lively link between food cultures of the present and past.
 
Your number one podcast resource for all things related to wilderness bushcraft, survival skills and outdoor life. Interviews, discussions, reviews, advice, tips and tricks.
 
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This week in Deeper Digs in Rock, The Rock N Roll Archaeologist sits down with guest, author Andrew Grant Jackson. In great detail Christian and Andrew discuss his 2015 book, '1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music'. Is it really the most revolutionary year in the rock n roll age? We will find out! Fifty years ago, friendly rivalry between ...…
 
By the third century BC, the once-modest settlement of Rome had conquered most of Italy and was poised to build an empire throughout the Mediterranean basin. What transformed a humble city into the preeminent power of the region? In The Rise of Rome: From the Iron Age to the Punic Wars(Harvard University Press, 2018), the Durham University hist ...…
 
On today’s podcast Jessica hosts a panel on technology in the Heritage/Cultural Resource Management fields. Panelists include Aaron Brien (Apsáalooke), a member of the Night Hawk Dance Society and faculty in Salish Kootenai College’s Tribal Historic Preservation and Native American Studies programs, Emily Van Alst (Sihasapa Lakota descent), a P ...…
 
On today’s podcast Jessica hosts a panel on technology in the Heritage/Cultural Resource Management fields. Panelists include Aaron Brien (Apsáalooke), a member of the Night Hawk Dance Society and faculty in Salish Kootenai College’s Tribal Historic Preservation and Native American Studies programs, Emily Van Alst (Sihasapa Lakota descent), a P ...…
 
Learn about why you can’t really “boost” your immune system; the benefits of some weird pupils you can find in the animal kingdom; and what Cody and Ashley learned at CES 2019, the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and le ...…
 
Is the drone industry meeting your expectations? The first in a four-part podcast series that explores the question of whether drone operators are meeting their expectations in the drone industry. The results are what we might expect – some are meeting their expectations and some aren’t. But the real value is hearing the challenges and opportun ...…
 
Episode: 2855 Plainchant, Gregorian Chant, and Today's Music. Today, plain and simple.By Dr. Andy Boyd.
 
Journalist Carl Hoffman talks about Bruno Manser and Michael Palmieri, two men who arrived in Borneo with very different dreams and aspirations. Hoffman served as a contributing editor to National Geographic Traveler and Wired Magazine. He is the author of The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure.…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Medieval woman’s blue teeth could begin new avenue of archaeology (details) Research points to seagrass as natural underwater preservation (details) Ancient Mongolian bones show they were more likely to fall off horses than get sick (details) Polish archaeologists discover Maya tomb is actually ancien ...…
 
Learn about why you might be causing your own peer pressure, and how to get over it; a 1927 experiment to prove that pitch is a liquid, and why it’s still going on; and how to get more done by trading your to-do list for “timeboxing.” In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get s ...…
 
Episode: 1623 The textbooks of J. Dorman and Esther Steele. Today, we meet two very special teachers.By Dr. John Lienhard.
 
Grafton, West Virginia is a unique town that showcases its railroad boomtown years and wealthy mining history through extraordinary architecture, landscaped parks and pop-up mansions. The small city center is surrounded by small farms and extremely dense forests. Its big city living in rural America. The humble populace is quick to point out tw ...…
 
Scholars frequently claim that John is the latest and most idealized of all the Gospels. Its picture of Jesus, they say, represents the beliefs of late first century Christians, rather than actual historical events. But is this view consistent with the evidence? What if it could be demonstrated that the author of this text was actually a carefu ...…
 
Learn about why it’s a good thing when you have to wait in a long line; new research that says an ancient supernova may have triggered a mass extinction on Earth; the delicious origin story of Key lime pie; and how and why we forget pain. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you g ...…
 
On this edition of the Seven Ages Audio Journal, we look back at some of the archaeological work and discoveries that took place in the last twelve months, along with a few forecasts for future studies. The post Seven Ages Audio Journal Episode Nineteen: A Year in Archaeology appeared first on Seven Ages.…
 
Deep themes run through this show, with allegations of Japanese war crimes and atrocities in China at the start leading to eerily familiar, almost modern questions over how the world should respond. And then Dec 7, 1941 arrives...
 
Today play another episode of the live-on-Facebook show “You Call This Archaeology” with Chris Webster and Richie Cruz. We talk about contract archaeology, wireless chargers, Megan Fox, and the digital archaeology transition, among other things. Get notified when we go live on Facebook by liking the page! Links ArchPodNet on Facebook Happy Arch ...…
 
Today play another episode of the live-on-Facebook show “You Call This Archaeology” with Chris Webster and Richie Cruz. We talk about contract archaeology, wireless chargers, Megan Fox, and the digital archaeology transition, among other things. Get notified when we go live on Facebook by liking the page! Links ArchPodNet on Facebook Happy Arch ...…
 
Sponsored by Calm, Quip Trump considers a border emergency, AM Radio keeps calling the shots in the White House, and Democrats are wondering how to control Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Twitter). The intro/outro song is "Fake Palindromes" by Andrew Bird. Jon's song of the week is "Swebeach" by Westkust, and Stephen's song of the week is "Cheer Up ...…
 
David Munns, professor of history at John Jay College, talks about his new book, Engineering the Environment: Phytotrons and the Quest for Climate Control in the Cold War.
 
In November 2013, two mass burials were discovered unexpectedly on a construction site in the city of Durham in northeast England. Over the next two years, a complex jigsaw of evidence was pieced together by Christopher Gerrard, Professor of Archaeology at the University of Durham, and a team of archaeologists to establish the identity of the h ...…
 
Learn about why your brain treats hunger for knowledge like hunger for food; why the unexplored blue holes of Andros in the Bahamas is home to one of the most unique ecosystems on Earth; and folie à deux, a type of mental illness that can be shared and spread between people. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following sto ...…
 
Episode: 1622 Fingerprints, crime detection, and identification. Today, I ask, "Who are you?"By Dr. John Lienhard.
 
Happy 2019 everyone! We thought we’d start the new year with something a little different. Instead of taking you on a rock n roll journey we are diving into some sweet jazz with the story of Lee and Helen Morgan. Everyone who knew Helen loved her. Her place was a mecca for musicians and artists alike who needed a good meal and some TLC. When Le ...…
 
Happy 2019 everyone! We thought we’d start the new year with something a little different. Instead of taking you on a rock n roll journey we are diving into some sweet jazz with the story of Lee and Helen Morgan. Everyone who knew Helen loved her. Her place was a mecca for musicians and artists alike who needed a good meal and some TLC. When Le ...…
 
We talk about drones a lot on this show. And for the record, they're officially called UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) or UASs (Unmanned Aerial Systems). What we don't often talk about is the nuts and bolts of actually using a UAV in the field. Today we have a guest, Kyle Olson, who was on a team that used a DJI Mavic Pro to conduct aerial surv ...…
 
We talk about drones a lot on this show. And for the record, they're officially called UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) or UASs (Unmanned Aerial Systems). What we don't often talk about is the nuts and bolts of actually using a UAV in the field. Today we have a guest, Kyle Olson, who was on a team that used a DJI Mavic Pro to conduct aerial surv ...…
 
The Wars of the Roses brought what had once been Europe’s most stable and well-governed kingdom to its knees. Weakness at the center, in the form of the useless King Henry VI, reverberated outwards throughout the political system. Could England survive Henry VI, and at what cost? Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Quip - Visit GetQui ...…
 
Learn about the strange history of the word “genome” and other -omes; where you can taste the legendary tonka bean, and why it’s illegal in some places; and new research that says exercising at night won’t mess with your sleep. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter ...…
 
Episode: 2853 Radio frequency identification and toll roads. Today, we ease on down the road.By Dr. Andy Boyd.
 
In this episode, curator Scott Allan discusses a biography of Édouard Manet written by author and art critic Émile Zola. Édouard Manet was controversial during his lifetime, and the account discussed here, written by a critic and novelist he knew well, provides insight into his life and his art. This biography was published last year in a short ...…
 
In 1947, Frank Gehry boarded a train in Toronto bound for Los Angeles, his uncle picked him up from Union Station, and the rest, as they say, is history. In the first installment of a four-part series, Gehry shares stories from his first years in Los Angeles and how his interest in architecture began. Later episodes in the series explore Frank ...…
 
Learn about why your wounds heal faster in the daytime; the Peter Principle, which explains why so much goes wrong; and why there’s one tame population of foxes on Earth, and what they’ve taught us about evolution. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn som ...…
 
Episode: 1621 Motherland: The Stalingrad Memorial. Today, we visit a really big statue.By Dr. John Lienhard.
 
On this classic White Horse Inn episode, Michael Horton and Rod Rosenblad talk with speical guest Andy Saville about the topic of Tolerance & Truth (originally broadcast 07-09-95).
 
Tom Holland and Iszi Lawrence follow history’s lines and linkages to uncover connections and compelling stories.Programme 2: HS2 – Linking Past with Tomorrow.As the new HS2 rail link between London and Birmingham begins its first construction phase, Tom Holland joins the railway archaeologists who’ve been excavating one of London’s ancient grav ...…
 
The Book and the Spade program #1643By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
The world that Alexander remade in his lifetime was transformed once more by his death in 323 BCE. In Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian(Harvard University Press, 2018), Angelos Chaniotis, Professor of Ancient History and Classics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, examines how his successors reorganized ...…
 
Learn about a simple trick for making people take you more seriously; what a messy office might say about its owner’s personality, and what you should do about it; and a strange theory about why humans are domesticated. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and lear ...…
 
How are thermal cameras used in the drone industry? For that question, we turn to Randall Warnas of FLIR Systems. Flir designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes thermal imaging technologies that protect and save lives, promote efficiency and innovate consumer-facing technologies. At Flir, Randall runs the company’s sUAS global b ...…
 
Episode: 2364 46 BC: In which Julius Caesar creates the longest year. Today, UH scholar Richard Armstrong tells us about the longest year in history.By Richard H. Armstrong.
 
Not a real viking… Welcome to Season 5 of the Archaeological Fantasies Podcast! To start the year off we’re talking with Chelsi Slotten about Viking Women Warriors. What does archaeology say about women in Viking times? What are the controversies around the Birka Warrior? And why aren’t female warriors better accepted in academia? Show notes: C ...…
 
Astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz talks about the ethics of colonizing Mars and new developments in the search for extraterrestrial life.
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: 13th-century catapult ball found in Edinburgh (details) First known temple of the “Flayed Lord” discovered (details) This 2,300-year-old Egyptian fortress guarded a port that sent elephants to war (details) Oldest human burial in lower Central America discovered (details)…
 
This week the Rock N Roll Archaeologist sits down with Mark Blake, author of the just released Bring It On Home: Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin, and Beyond--The Story of Rock's Greatest Manager. Mark Blake is a former Assistant Editor of Q magazine, a long-time contributor to its sister title MOJO, and has written for Rolling Stone, the Times (Londo ...…
 
Learn about macrophages and why your immune system tries to kill you sometimes (and why that might make you look at sickness in a new way); how and why you should teach your kids to apologize; and how to overcome learned helplessness to help you reach your goals. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Cu ...…
 
Episode: 2566 Taking Champagne to the Masses. Today, we pop the cork.By Dr. Andy Boyd.
 
As a child I remember my dad having described vivid dreams of airplane crashes that he would later find out were prophetic as the airplane disasters he was witness to in his dreams came to fruition on the next days nightly news cast. My dad was an airplane enthusiast, sometimes going to the airport, just to watch airplanes land and take off was ...…
 
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