Memory, the mystery

PODCAST: Just in the past half-century, our understanding of how exactly our brains remember has taken huge leaps. Amazingly, this is just the beginning.

Adam Levy • knowable
Jan. 14, 2021 ~21 min

psychology podcast living-world the-mind

The dazzling history of solar power

PODCAST: Once fringe and futuristic, this renewable energy shines brightly today as a cheap and efficient source of energy. Still, it remains controversial — for much different reasons.

Adam Levy • knowable
Jan. 13, 2021 ~16 min

climate-change podcast technology food-environment

The heart of invention

PODCAST: Replacing or assisting the human heart with a machine would save countless lives. But the quest to build an artificial heart has had many gruesome missteps and caused researchers to reimagine how to keep our blood flowing.

Adam Levy • knowable
Jan. 12, 2021 ~24 min

podcast technology health-disease

How black holes morphed from theory to reality

PODCAST: Physicists were mostly skeptical back when the idea of them emerged a century ago from Einstein’s work. The evolution of the evidence, from circumstantial to conclusive, is the quintessential story of science.

Adam Levy • knowable
Jan. 11, 2021 ~22 min

podcast space-astronomy physical-world

Foals’ keyboardist Edwin says 'tour differently' to help climate

Keyboardist Edwin Congreave says musicians should stop global tours to slow climate change.

bbcnews
Dec. 3, 2020 ~6 min

climate-change music podcast foals

Why are there so many coronavirus conspiracy theories? Listen to part six of our expert guide

PODCAST: We explore the strange interpretations of where the coronavirus came from and why people are drawn to them in the final episode of The Anthill's Expert guide to conspiracy theories.

Annabel Bligh, Host of The Anthill Podcast, The Conversation • conversation
April 20, 2020 ~2 min

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In Depth Out Loud podcast: how to model a pandemic

An audio version of an in depth article on why mathematical modelling is crucial to understanding pandemics like the new coronavirus.

Christian Yates, Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Biology, University of Bath • conversation
April 3, 2020 ~2 min

 covid-19  coronavirus  pandemic  epidemics  in-depth-out-loud-podcast  mathematical-modelling

Who believes in conspiracy theories and why? Listen to part two of our expert guide

We find out what psychological factors influence whether you believe in conspiracy theories or not.

Annabel Bligh, Co-host, The Anthill Podcast, The Conversation • conversation
March 23, 2020 ~4 min

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Who believes in conspiracy theories and why? Listen to part 2 of our expert guide

We find out what psychological factors influence whether you believe in conspiracy theories or not.

Annabel Bligh, Co-host, The Anthill Podcast, The Conversation • conversation
March 23, 2020 ~4 min

 psychology  conspiracy-theories  podcast  audio  the-anthill-podcast  expert-guide-to-conspiracy-theories

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