Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the future.
A weekly programme that illuminates the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
Explorations in the world of science.
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
Discover ancient Egypt, in their own words. This podcast uses ancient texts and archaeology to uncover the lost world of the Nile Valley. A tale of pharaohs, pyramids, gods, and people. The show is written by a trained Egyptologist and uses detailed, up-to-date research. We dive deep into the ancient society, to uncover their fascinating tales. A member of the Agora Podcast Network.
Most people have no idea what's hiding behind their favorite things. We dig deep into everything from charities to the Founding Fathers to the Bible, and turn up disturbing stories and salacious details. From the Space Race to the Wizard of Oz, there might just be a dark side to everything. The Dark Side Of is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.
An audio journey through the 5000 year history of one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations.
Science news and highlights of the week
Come dive into one of the curiously delightful conversations overheard at National Geographic’s headquarters, as we follow explorers, photographers, and scientists to the edges of our big, weird, beautiful world. Hosted by Peter Gwin and Amy Briggs.
History is beautiful, brutal and, often, ridiculous. Join Ben Bowlin and Noel Brown as they dive into some of the weirdest stories from across the span of human civilization in Ridiculous History, a podcast by iHeartRadio.
We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.
Seriously is home to the world’s best audio documentaries and podcast recommendations, and host Vanessa Kisuule brings you two fascinating new episodes every week.
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.