Best science fiction podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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A series of courses by the fictional Professor Johnson, who covers the histories inside different fictional settings and stories.
 
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Never Got Famous
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Albert Snodoloberm did stand-up comedy for twenty years...and never got famous. He's very bitter about that. Fortunately, he's a fictional character played by Tristan Newcomb...so no need to call the cops or anything. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/never-got-famous/support
 
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Father Roderick
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A show about movies, travel, fantasy, TV, faith, sci-fi and minimalism
 
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
 
The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, poetry and great writing presented by Claire Armitstead, Richard Lea, & Sian Cain. With in-depth interviews with leading authors and investigations into the thematic trends in contemporary writing, this is the perfect book worm’s companion
 
Follow your hosts on a trek into Japanese history, from ancient Japan to the end of the Samurai and all points in between - culture, warfare, literature, and interviews. The Official Podcast of the Samurai Archives Japanese History page.
 
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The PodGOATs
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Father and son team Phil and Campbell Valentine explore the hot topics being discussed in our society and culture. These guys are the PodGOATs.
 
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Everett Book Club
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Ruiz Tremello & Marguerite travel the world giving Turing Tests to prospective AI's, but love nothing better in their off hours than reading classic Science Fiction and Fantasy stories. The Everett Book Club Podcast meets twice each month, and features Ruiz telling Marguerite about a story he's recently read, she reacts, and they discuss. Contains foul language and spoilers.
 
Sam always wanted to explore space. And she is in space. Unfortunately she isn't exploring. She's archiving. Yep. Things can only get better, right?Listen each week as Sam navigates the pitfalls of space legislature, narrowly avoids 'detention', repeatedly fixes her broken down space-ship and glitching A.I. companion and... oh yes... discovers stuff.
 
This podcast covers Cleveland's geek scene each week. If its weird, wonderful and geeky, you will find it here.
 
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Whom Pods Destroy
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Whom Pods Destroy is a fortnightly discussion podcast on the subject of the Star Trek franchise of TV shows and films. Our focus is on but not restricted to the original series featuring Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, Dr. McCoy, Uhura, Sulu, Chekov and Scotty. The podcasts are likely to be around three quarters of an hour in length and the format will be loose conversations about specific episodes and general themes such as politics, philosophy, science technology, religion and anything else that ...
 
The X-Files After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of FOX's The X-Files.Show Summary: In one of the longest-running science fiction series in network TV history, FBI special agents investigate unexplained, mind-bending cases known as "X-Files." Though the government is convinced that the outlandish reports are false, conspiracy theorist Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and realist Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), for most of the series, stop at nothing to prove that "the truth is out th ...
 
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Darker Demons
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A chapter by chapter reading of Darker Demons, A Strange Romance
 
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Offworld
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Welcome to Offworld, a new show from the Tested network that explores the fun places where space and pop culture intersect! In each episode, host Ariel Waldman is joined by guests from the space and science community to examine a science fiction story and discuss how it holds up under some scientific scrutiny.
 
Official Podcast of Celebrated Neuroscientist, Globally Acclaimed Author and Renowned Speaker Abhijit Naskar, where he answers perplexing questions about the human mind with the tools of Modern Neuroscience, in a pursuit to resolve the conflicts in human perception. Naskar is a world famous advocate of mental wellness and global harmony. In all his scientific works, he takes us on a fascinating investigative journey of understanding the human mind and its vivid cognitive and behavioral featu ...
 
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fredflux on Narro
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fredflux uses Narro to create a podcast of articles transcribed to audio.
 
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Sonic Dawn
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Sonic Dawn is a binaural storytelling podcast that puts the listener right in the middle of the story by bringing actions and characters to life with luscious soundscapes. Written by independent authors and produced by musicians and audio designers.
 
Overhear researchers talk about what they do and why they do it. Hear them obsess, confess and profess - changing the world one experiment, one paper and one interview at a time. Listen in as seasoned eavesdropper Chris Hatzis follows reporters Dr Andi Horvath and Steve Grimwade on their meetings with magnificent minds. Made possible by the University of Melbourne.
 
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Stellar Firma
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“Build your planet, keep in line… also clones." Stellar Firma is a weekly Science Fiction, Comedy podcast following the misadventures of Stellar Firma Ltd.'s highest born but lowest achieving planetary designer Trexel Geistman and his bewildered clone assistant David 7. Join them each episode as they attempt to take listener submissions and craft them into the galaxy's most luxurious, most expensive and most questionably designed bespoke planets. However, with Trexel's corporate shark of a l ...
 
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X Minus One Podcast
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X Minus One is widely considered among the finest science fiction dramas ever produced for radio. Explore the unknown realm of science fiction and journey into the future. Board our ship and let your imagination into X Minus One, Blast Off.
 
Answering the question, "Why should I start a Podcast?"
 
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Steal the Stars
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The first audio drama from Tor Labs and Gideon Media, Steal the Stars is a gripping noir science fiction thriller in 14 episodes: Forbidden love, a crashed UFO, an alien body, and an impossible heist unlike any ever attempted - scripted by Mac Rogers, the award-winning playwright and writer of the multi-million download The Message and LifeAfter.
 
The Satirically Challenged Show is the only comedy disabled news program in the world. Each week Live on Mondays and Wednesday's at 10 P.M on Blog Talk Radio. Our correspondents have one mission when 10.p.m. calls. Rip mainstream news, in any form apart in its place to deliver disability news and satire to the forefront. We also interview guests from the world of disability advocacy and special guests from the entertainment industry. Tune in Live on Blog Talk Radio. Subscribe to us on Apple ...
 
Join us at Franklin Manor, home to "The Junto," a social club in the classic style where adventures, mystics, and other unique individuals gather to socialize and conduct their private business. Club historians Dave Parkin and Rob Gibbs offer a glimpse into this strange and wonderful world as they share archived stories submitted by club members over the centuries.
 
Fantasy & Science Fiction for Storytellers
 
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Tabletop Theatre
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Tabletop Theatre takes you into the world of Tabletop Roleplaying at its best. Each month features a new Game Master telling a unique story in 4 chapters that we release each Wednesday of that month. Enjoy Fantasy, Science Fiction or the Supernatural? Then this is definitely the show for you.
 
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Arts & Ideas
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Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.
 
The Official The Orville Podcast. Hosted by Greggy, Miranda, Tim, and Kevin. The mission is to explore the space.
 
Welcome to the The Disruptors (prev known as FringeFM) Mini-Series, where we bring you short snapshots of technologies, trends and global challenges shaping our collective future. Here the world’s top minds share their passion projects and how advances in artificial intelligence, space travel, IoT, genetic engineering, biotech and other frontier tech is converging to create the future of tomorrow.NOTE: These are short snippets of longer interviews which can be found at disruptors.fmThe #1 pr ...
 
Weekly News, Talk, and Interviews with Hosts James Kent and Jake Kettle.
 
TheYoungFolks introduce their newest podcast, Finding Her Voice, a podcast dedicated to highlighting films directed by women. From films that are highlighted as significant to the overall film history canon to those that the hosts simply personally adore, the mission it to explore and identify themes in these films that speak to the audience and evoke a response be it positve or negative. Podcast creator Allyson is joined by Editor in Chief Gabrielle Bondi and fellow film and television writ ...
 
Urban planning, government, policy, art, science, architecture, design. These are all things that exist in the public realm. They impact the way our cities look, the way we live our lives. We are used to hearing about the public side of public work. We hear about "best practices" that showcase the most successful programs or policies. We see finished products, polished and shined. We're not doing that here. On this show we pull back the curtain and delve into the Private Side of Public Work. ...
 
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Books and Nachos
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On Books and Nachos you will find people just like yourself letting you know what to buy and what to skip on your next visit to the bookstore. From science fiction to horror to nonfiction, Books and Nachos covers it all with a modern pop-culture asthetic other book reviewers lack.
 
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Almost Educational
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Two educators Patrick and Dennis sit down and attempt to educate one another on a subject using a thought experiment as the premise. Topics range from Real Life Super Villains, Language as a Virus, Restructuring the MLB, Alternate History, 1970’s
 
Futurist Speaker, Nikolas Badminton, presents the Exponential Minds Podcast features experts from all fields around the world discussing how humanity is impacted by the exponential growth in technology and the thinking behind it.The host, Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that provides keynote speeches about the future of work, the sharing economy, and how the world is evolving. Nikolas is based in Vancouver, BC, and speaks across Canada, USA, UK, Asia, and Europe.
 
Murder, betrayal, the fate of humanity... it's all in a day's work for Jim Meade, Martian P.I.In 2097 humanity is ruled by two major powers: The Consortium and Coalition. But Jim Meade is a Runabout - someone who doesn't care who’s running the show so long as he can earn his keep peacefully in the deadly Zero-G fights that keep the Martian colonists entertained on a nightly basis. After one of his fights goes horribly wrong, Meade finds himself deep in debt to one of the most dangerous warlo ...
 
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Endless Thread
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The front page of the Internet--also known as Reddit--is making noise. Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the site's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities, collaborating with Reddit's 330 million users and over 140 thousand communities to find all kinds of jaw-dropping narratives. A collaboration between WBUR and Reddit.
 
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TGP NOMINAL
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What can you expect from TGP Nominal? Space, Science & Technology news, along side news from the world of Sci-Fi, whether it be on the big screen, small screen or in print, we will cover it.We hope to bring you guests & Co-hosts from the Space, Science, Technology & Sci-Fi community to help "Edutain" our listeners.We also aim to bring you content from places of interest & social events related to Space, Science,Technology & Sci-Fi, from The National Space Centre to Movie collectors fairs, we ...
 
Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution is a book by Peter Kropotkin on the subject of mutual aid, written while he was living in exile in England. It was first published by William Heinemann in London in October 1902. The individual chapters had originally been published in 1890-96 as a series of essays in the British monthly literary magazine, Nineteenth Century. Written partly in response to Social Darwinism and in particular to Thomas H. Huxley’s Nineteenth Century essay, The Struggle for Exis ...
 
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Climactic
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We live in Climactic times. The culmination of billions of lives lived since the Industrial Revolution. The Anthropocene — our current age of technology, machines, and an insatiable need for fuel — has changed the planet and set us on a new path. There is now broad agreement that the consequences of our collective actions are severe. We’re facing an unprecedented future with a destabilised natural world due to rising temperatures.Climactic tells the stories of the people making a difference. ...
 
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Radio Harris
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Radio Harris features thought-provoking conversations with policy experts at Chicago Harris. Let our faculty and guests guide you beyond the headlines with hard evidence and sharp analysis, as they share their groundbreaking work in politics, health, economics, crime, science, education and much more. 505509
 
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Geeky Fun Time
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Geeky Fun Time is a podcast for ALL in celebration of genre and geek culture. Get ready for some vibrant discussions, games, real opinions and fake guests.
 
Interviews with Scholars of Critical Theory about their New Books
 
Welcome to the Galactic Explorers Podcast, also known as the GEP!Here we talk all things No Man's Sky and other science fiction gaming related topics that will pop up in mid show ... we are a conversational podcast after all!
 
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Which prospect scares you most: undergoing surgery with a general anaesthetic that isn’t working? Or a global pandemic that wipes out hundreds of millions of people?
 
Experts in Australia and the UK worry about a crisis of well-being and mental health among children and teenager. What’s needed if we want our kids to be happier? What can teachers, parents and policy makers to about it?
 
Artificial intelligence will shape the future of work, the way we live and how we relate to one another. Three computer experts discuss the design of user-friendly robots and apps. Who will have the power to decide what is created and where your data will go?
 
Amazing stories of survival from people who were determined to live. Phil & Campbell tell unbelievable and sometimes humorous tales of survival. PLUS: Another ghost story from the haunted cabin.
 
Keep an iron nail in your pocket and don’t eat the sparkling delicacies left out for you, because we’re going to the fairy world. What are fairies? Folk like you but with a twist, the you that lives on the other side of a loon’s call. How do you reach their world? Just cut through the deepest forest glades, where no path leads, and offer up a d ...…
 
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority told subway conductors to be more assertive closing doors on riders to reduce delays. ‘What’s causing the delays is their incompetence,’ one commuter said. https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-citys-subways-are-slow-crowded-and-smellyofficials-say-the-real-problem-is-you-1537544194 Subscribe Sign In A- ...…
 
Episode 2 Studs and Blood PLANET - 512897-Ꝙ Burn Market the 23rd Earl of Armica requests a planet dedicated to the production of Holovision programming with suggestive names included for landmarks. Consultant Recommendation; Category 4 sized planet. Divided into rectangles for each production. Suited to blood sports and dramatic productions. Wi ...…
 
Episode 1 Troughs and Goo PLANET - 512896-A Citizen Employee T. Geistman (ID 362884) is paired with new Bio Facsimile David 7 (ID 95847335). Client Nurturer 163 of the Superfluous Tentacle requests a hatchling world for the breeding of young. Consultant Recommendation: Trough shaped world. Seas: Boiling. Entrance via cushioned chute. Egress via ...…
 
Back on the podcast for the second time in two years is Alex Hertel-Fernandez. You might recall his last book Politics at Work which examined the way employers are increasingly recruiting their workers into politics to change elections and public policy. Alex is back with his latest, State Capture: How Conservative Activists, Big Businesses, an ...…
 
The law does things, writes David Ray Papke, and it says things, and if we are talking about poor Americans, especially those living in big cities, what it does and says combine to function as powerfully oppressive forces that can much more likely be counted on to do harm than good. Join us as we discuss Papke's book Containment and Condemnatio ...…
 
Shahidha Bari discusses new research on the the ins and outs of Renaissance culture: John Gallagher on civility, Emily Butterworth on news and gossip, Lauren Working on material culture, Sarah Knight and Hannah Crawforth on 'difficultness'.This podcast is made with the assistance of the AHRC - the Arts and Humanities Research Council which fund ...…
 
This week we examine five counterfactual 1980’s scenarios generated from various events branching loosely from the Reagan Administration or Era. We are “shocked” by how much 1980’s America mirror 2010’s America.
 
Poet Andrew McMillan, philosopher and psychologist Laura Mucha, poet and novelist Lavinia Greenlaw & writer Elanor Dymott explores who and why we love. Presented by Anne McElvoy.Laura Mucha has written Love Factually: the science of who, how and why we loveAndrew McMillan's new book of poetry is called Playtime Lavinia Greenlaw's novel In the C ...…
 
In this episode: Mom in the hospital; doing the first live-stream for my Dutch TV show in a real studio. Also, a review of Paddington; re-watching The Last Jedi and finding new tidbits; reading progress in The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and much more. The post Valentine’s Love appeared first on Trideo Media.…
 
Indigenous recognition, constitutional reform and a future Australian republic. For Megan Davis it’s all connected. Australia can’t move to a republic before we’ve addressed the issue of Indigenous sovereignty and we’ve dealt with the unfinished business of the past.
 
When will airlines learn to meet all their passengers needs? United has done it again with not meeting a passengers needs with providing a mobility device so the passenger can disembark the plane. The Satirically Challenged Show is presented by AMCPress&Co. We are the #1 disabled satirical news program in the world (65,000 and Counting) that pr ...…
 
West Africa has a fundamental place in the shaping of the modern world and its story is told in a new history by Toby Green. He joins Rana Mitter in the Free Thinking studio alongside Xue Xinran who explores China's recent history through the lives and relationships of one family and Dennis Duncan of the Bodleian Library muses on why the Englis ...…
 
It was around this time a year ago that the idea for Climactic was born. So it's very appropriate to take this opportunity to announce some new changes, and improvements. Climactic is no longer just a podcast. Climactic is now a podcasting collective. With four podcasters spread around the country making the show, with the help of an editor, a ...…
 
In honor of Valentine's Day, we took our favorite love stories from previous episodes and created one epic love-centric monster mix. xoxo
 
In honor of Valentine's Day, we took our favorite love stories from previous episodes and created one epic love-centric monster mix. xoxo
 
In honor of Valentine's Day, we took our favorite love stories from previous episodes and created one epic love-centric monster mix. xoxo
 
What makes us attracted to other people? Believe it or not, there's a science to it. The GOATs talk about the science behind attraction and some of the people who've cracked the code. Subscribe and review at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-podgoats/id1450525696 Learn more about the PodGOATs at https://www.podgoats.com/ Follow the GOATs ...…
 
Does the conservative side of politics have a problem with women? That's been the argument since the recent resignation of several high profile Liberal politicians. The Labor Party's affirmative action quota system has enabled many more women to enter parliament. Would this work for the Liberals?
 
The film-maker Spike Lee talks to Matthew Sweet about black power and prejudice, the politics of blackface, and the Oscars as his film BlacKkKlansman is nominated for six Academy Awards. Since 1983, his production company has produced over 35 films. His first film in 1986 was a comedy drama She's Gotta Have It filmed in black and white which he ...…
 
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On this week’s show, thriller fan Alison talks to Alice Clark-Platts about her terrifying novel The Flower Girls – and we share the books we found too unsettling to finish
 
Could the digital money Bitcoin become the world’s primary currency – pushing out paper money and hard coins? Tone Vays believes that Bitcoin can solve the issues faced by traditional finance institutions.
 
Mik and Anthony are names and faces familar to many in the Australian sustainability community. Their show, The Sustainable Hour, has been running for over half a decade, with over 250 hours of great climate change discussion and interviews and growing. They joined Mark on the side of the Sustainable Living Festival to talk to two younger, fres ...…
 
Peta is actually going after a children's movie... When will PETA learn? New emojis will be released which feature persons with different abilitiies. The Satirically Challenged Show is presented by AMCPress&Co. We are the #1 disabled satirical news program in the world (65,000 and Counting) that provides uncensored news on numerous topics world ...…
 
10 years ago the World Health Organisation called for the ‘health gap’ to be closed in a generation. What’s been achieved in the last decade?
 
Climactic had a huge year at the Sustainable Living Festival, and we had so many amazing interviews we're bringing you some specials this week! In this first bonus, Carol Ride, founder of Psychology for a Safe Climate, talks to Mark about the impact the Black Saturday fires had on Victoria, how the pace of environmental disaster is quickening, ...…
 
The Egyptian pyramids, the Lost Colony of Roanoke, Jack the Ripper. The GOATs talk about some of history's biggest mysteries. Campbell also tells a real-life story of the Men in Black. Subscribe and review at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-podgoats/id1450525696 Learn more about the PodGOATs at https://www.podgoats.com/ Follow the GOATs ...…
 
023- Killashandra- Crystal Singer, by Anne McCaffrey, 1976 Wherein a woman goes on a tropical summer vacation! Ruiz Tremello & Marguerite are back for their Season 2 premiere, featuring "Killashandra- Crystal Singer", a short story by Anne McCaffrey, from 1976! In today's story, the iconic Killashandra goes on vacation. ...That's pretty much th ...…
 
Sometimes a protagonist doesn’t get the whole universe all to themself. They have to share, and that’s what we’re talking about today. What exactly is a shared universe? Why would you use one? Are there any we should care about besides Marvel? We answer all these questions and more, plus a few thoughts on what stories we think should be expande ...…
 
Facebook Failure 4:40 Spotify buys Gimlet 7:42 Anchor’s “Sponsors” 12:22 Anchor blocks access to Apple and Stitcher stats 17:00 Things you shouldn’t obsess over (reviews, linking to reviews, removing reviews) 19:56 is Patreon Sustainable? (Yes) They addressed the slow payments, future features, and sustainability in a video 30:02 Thanks to our ...…
 
Comments on Membership and Subscription Growth? 888-563-3228 Description This podcast will help you attract new subscriber members, keep them longer and grow a vibrant tribe. • You’ll learn easy-to-implement shortcuts for fast membership and subscription growth. • You’ll discover how to get more new members to join and what to deliver that impr ...…
 
This week Patrick is joined by guest host Michael Grasso, who is a senior editor for the online magazine We Are the Mutants to discuss his series Days of the Dolphin: Cetaceans in Cold War Science and Science Fiction
 
Self-knowledge, intellectual vices & conspiracy theories are debated by Professor Quassim Cassam and presenter Matthew Sweet. Plus New Generation Thinker Simon Beard discusses an exhibition of artwork commissioned by the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk. And a re-release of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 1973 sci-fi TV series Wire ...…
 
Are China and America on a collision course? China has ambitions to be the dominant power in Asia. Is there room for two superpowers or is military conflict inevitable?
 
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