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On R Science, the Royal Society’s podcast, you’ll meet the researchers behind the latest scientific advances, from the brilliant to the bizarre. We ask our Fellows and researchers about the head-scratching challenges of the modern world- join us to meet the scientists! To find out more about the Royal Society, the UK’s academy of science, visit us at https://royalsociety.org/
||CleanAnd the winner is… science book prize special!||Every year we celebrate the best in popular science books with our Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016. Yesterday we announced this year's prize which was awarded to Andrea Wulf for her book ‘Invention of Nature: The ...||20 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpaceflight, space junk, and the hunt for life in space – meet the experts in this month’s episode of R Science||This month we’re going into outer space. We ask the experts if human space flight is worth the risk; find out what we can do about all the junk whizzing around in orbit; fast forward to find out how the milky way will die;||2 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeet Google’s internet evangelist and flick through the best autograph book in the world||Every July the Royal Society's new Fellows convene at the Royal Society to add their names to our prestigious charter book in a special ceremony that harks back to the Royal Society's founding in the 1660s. This month Royal Society librarian Keith ...||2 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTake a sneak peek at the Summer Science Exhibition 2016!||It's the first week of July and that can mean only one thing- it's time for the Royal Society's annual Summer Science Exhibition. This week the Royal Society's home, a stone's throw from London's Trafalgar Square, is full to the brim with some of ...||6 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJune 2016: Agriculture||This month we’re exploring agriculture and food. The global population is around 7 billion and growing fast. Food security is a real issue. In 2015, 800 million people didn’t get enough calories to reach their minimum dietary intake ...||4 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMay 2016: Matters of the mind||Welcome to the May episode of R.Science. This month we're featuring scientists who are delving into the most complex structure in the Universe, the human brain. Although mightily complex, recent advances in brain imaging technology and ...||2 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApril 2016: Machine Learning||This month on R.Science we're talking about machine learning- a field of science and a powerful technology that allows machines to learn from data and self-improve. It's technology that's already used widely in spam filters and search engines.||3 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarch 2016: Diversity||This month on R.Science we're talking about diversity in science. When you're trying to solve a problem, drawing from the experiences and perspectives of people with the widest range of backgrounds and life experiences can really help you ...||1 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFebruary 2016: Evolution||This month we're exploring evolution and we celebrate the 50 year career of Professor Richard Leakey FRS – a renowned conservationist and fossil hunter. We'll also hear from experts who study fossils and mutations in molecules to ...||1 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJanuary 2016: Climate special||This month we’re discussing all things climate change, looking back at events in 2015 and forward to how this global threat might be tackled. 2015 was a big year for climate change, with a new agreement being struck by the ...||29 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Science : behind the scenes
Great podcast to learn a bit about what it's like to be a scientist today. Some interesting topics covered and amazing people interviewed in a friendly, easy-listening format. I don't work in science; this is brilliant, essential listening for anyone with curiosity about how science works.