- Darwin Festival 2009 from the Naked Scientists
By Dr Chris Smith
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What has evolution got to do with us? Bringing some of the world's top minds to Cambridge, the Darwin Festival celebrates the enduring influence of Darwin's ideas 150 years after the publication of The Origin of Species, the book that rewrote the way we see the world.
||Darwin Festival 09.08.24 - Conversations from the Darwin Festival - Sandra Herbert||This week historian Sandra Herbert tells how she retraced Darwin's footsteps to the Galapagos in search of rock samples to prove his volcanic theories were right......||24 8 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Darwin Festival 09.08.12 - Conversations from the Darwin Festival - Sir Terry Pratchett||This week we're in conversation with Sir Terry Pratchett, author of the multi-million selling Discworld series. We find out what inspired 'The Science of Discworld 3: Darwin's Watch', get Richard Dawkins into holy orders and explore a world withou...||11 8 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Darwin Festival 09.08.04 - Conversations from the Darwin Festival - Brian Rosen||Darwin's first book was on coral reefs. Brian Rosen, from the Natural History Museum in London,takes up the story......||4 8 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Darwin Festival 09.07.28 - Conversations from the Darwin Festival - Sir John Sulston||This week we're in conversation with Nobel laureate Sir John Sulston, the man behind the human genome project. He tells how he went from chemist to biologist to work on a tiny worm, C. elegans, that laid the foundations for the sequencing of the huma...||28 7 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Darwin Festival 09.07.21 - Conversations from the Darwin Festival - Ruth Padel||Poet and Darwin-descendent Ruth Padel talks about how the history books led her to write "Darwin, a life in poems", an anthology of fifteen poems charting the major events of Darwin's life....||21 7 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Darwin Festival 09.07.16 - The Rap Guide to Evolution - Darwinian Hip Hop||Award winning Canadian hip hop artist Baba Brinkman brings us his Rap Guide to Evolution, an hour of clever, witty and scientifically accurate rhymes that will have you seeing Darwin from a whole new perspective. Baba explores the history and curren...||16 7 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Darwin Festival 09.07.10 - The Daily Darwin - Friday - From The Naked Scientists||We tie up the Darwin Festival with predictions on global warming and the future of the human species. Plus, we find out about cultural selection and how tricky it is putting together an exhibition on science and fine art!...||10 7 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Darwin Festival 09.07.09 - The Daily Darwin - Thursday - From The Naked Scientists||The fourth day brings together geologists and an exploration of Darwin's early scientific forays. We also find out how we have the power to solve climate change in a generation, why we should make friends with yeast and how the Obama government will ...||9 7 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Darwin Festival 09.07.08 - The Daily Darwin - Wednesday - From The Naked Scientists||Day three of the festival and if you've ever wondered what a Darwin rap sounds like, this show is for you. We also explore Darwin's foibles, nice scientists, first cousin marriages and evolutionary poetry. ...||7 7 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Darwin Festival 09.07.07 - The Daily Darwin - Tuesday - From The Naked Scientists||We catch up with festival attendees and speakers on the second day of the Darwin Festival at Cambridge. Today we search for the origins of religion, meet the man who got the Human Genome Project going and speak to Terry Pratchett about shaved cats......||7 7 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Darwin Festival 09.07.06 - The Daily Darwin - Monday - From the Naked Scientists||This week sees Cambridge University celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin. Each day our team will bring you highlights from the events and exhibitions that make up the Darwin Festival. Today ...||6 7 2009||Free||View In iTunes|