Forum - A World of Ideas
By BBC World Service
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The world's most remarkable minds tackle a big idea. Podcast weekly on Tuesdays.
||Forum: Plasticity 18 May 2015||Shape-shifting in everyday objects, our brains and plastic waste. Bridget Kendall and guests consider plasticity from several viewpoints: Aurora Robson is an artist who works with plastic garbage, Sujata Kundu a nanochemist who analyses plasticity at...||18 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forum: Cloud Education 11 May 2015||What is the future of learning? To discuss how new ideas and new technology might be used to improve education and learning, presenter Bridget Kendall talks to Professor Sugata Mitra, Sir Ken Robinson and Professor Scott Klemmer....||11 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forum: How long is 'Now'? 04 May 2015||How does our brain perceive time passing? Is there such a thing as a ‘now’, and if so, how long is it, exactly? And why do we sometimes feel that time has slowed down or even stopped altogether, for instance when listening to music or in extreme...||4 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forum: Trade 27 April 2015||How well does the idea of free trade really work? Does it improve our economic welfare? With Bridget Kendall is the Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz who voices his concerns about two new huge trading blocks planned to link the US to the...||26 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|