Podcasts en anglais

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Sean Carroll hosts conversations with the world's most interesting thinkers. Science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas. Durée des épisodes : entre 1h et 2h.

Far-reaching conversations with a worldwide network of scientists and mathematicians, philosophers and artists developing new frameworks to explain our universe's deepest mysteries. Join host Michael Garfield at the Santa Fe Institute each week to learn about your world and the people who have dedicated their lives to exploring its emergent order: their stories, research, and insights… Durée des épisodes : entre 40 minutes et 1h.

A show about the world's most pressing problems and how you can use your career to solve them. Durée des épisodes : 2 à 3h.

99% Invisible is about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about — the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world. Durée des épisodes : entre 20 minutes et 1h.

Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of storytellers - researchers, doctors, and engineers of course, but also patients, poets, comedians, cops, and more. Some of our stories are heartbreaking, others are hilarious, but they're all true and all very personal. Durée des épisodes : 15 à 30 minutes.

A two-time Peabody Award-winner, Radiolab is an investigation told through sounds and stories, and centered around one big idea. In the Radiolab world, information sounds like music and science and culture collide. Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, the show is designed for listeners who demand skepticism, but appreciate wonder. Durée des épisodes : 20 minutes à 1h.

Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince. On BBC Radio 4. Durée des épisodes : 45 minutes à 1h.

Each week Nature publishes a free audio show. It's hosted by Kerri Smith, with reporters Noah Baker, Ewen Callaway, Thea Cunningham and Charlotte Stoddart. Every show features highlighted content from the week's edition of Nature including interviews with the people behind the science, and in-depth commentary and analysis from journalists covering science around the world. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes.

RS is a podcast about sound. It’s made by Mike Rugnetta. Durée des épisodes : 7 minutes à 1h.

The Long Now Foundation's monthly Seminars were started in 02003 to build a compelling body of ideas about long-term thinking; to help nudge civilization toward our goal of making long-term thinking automatic and common instead of difficult and rare. Durée des épisodes : 1h30.

Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future. Durée des épisodes : 45 minutes à 1h30.

Flash Forward is a critically acclaimed podcast about the future. In each episode, host Rose Eveleth takes on a possible (or not so possible) future scenario — everything from the existence of artificial wombs, to what would happen if space pirates dragged a second moon to Earth. What would the warranty on a sex robot look like? How would diplomacy work if we couldn’t lie? Could there ever be a black market for fecal transplants? (Complicated, it wouldn’t, and yes, respectively, in case you’re curious.) By combining audio drama and deep reporting, Flash Forward gives listeners an original and unique window into the future, and just how likely different scenarios might be. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 1h.

Damn Interesting is a small, independent, award-winning, and award-losing project dedicated to the dissemination of fascinating-yet-obscure true stories from science, history, and psychology. Durée des épisodes : 10 minutes à 1h.

This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards. Durée des épisodes : 1h.

The only way for research to change the world is if the world knows and cares about it. In This Study Shows, a podcast from Wiley, we explore how to connect research with emotions and experiences and transform the way science is shared. Hosted by Danielle George and Mary-Ann Ochota, each of our six episodes asks the tough science communication questions: how? why? and so what? Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes.

Introducing the lightly competitive knowledge showcase from the geniuses behind the YouTube series SciShow. Every Tuesday, join Hank Green, Ceri Riley, Stefan Chin, and Sam Schulz as they try to one-up and amaze each other with weird and funny scientific research... while not getting distracted. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes.

Lectures about complex system by Peter Sheridan Dodds. Durée des épisodes : 1h15.

Nautilus is a different kind of science magazine. We deliver big-picture science by reporting on a single monthly topic from multiple perspectives. Durée des épisodes : 35 minutes.

We humans could have a bright future ahead of us that lasts billions of years. But we have to survive the next 200 years first. Join Josh Clark of Stuff You Should Know for a 10-episode deep dive that explores the future of humanity and finds dangers we have never encountered before lurking just ahead. Durée des épisodes : entre 40 minutes et 1h10. En anglais.

A group of fresh-faced scientists have biweekly informal discussions about evolutionary biology and palaeontology... over beer. Durée des épisodes : 1 à 2h.

Small Changes is a podcast series of one-on-one interviews with people who've seen a problem in the world and set out to change it – often in small and unexpected ways. Durée des épisodes : 10 minutes à 1h.

the show where we don’t just report on fringe science, spirituality, and claims of the paranormal, but take part ourselves. Follow us as we join religions, undergo alternative treatments, seek out the paranormal, and always find the humor in life’s biggest mysteries. We show up - so you don’t have to. Every month we share a new investigation, along with occasional bonus interviews and updates. Durée des épisodes : 1h à 2h30.

International development experts share their ideas on how wealthy countries can promote prosperity in developing countries. Durée des épisodes : 15 à 50 minutes.

The Future of Life Institute's podcast series features FLI’s Ariel Conn in conversation with prominent researchers, policy experts, philosophers, and other influential thinkers of all kinds. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 2h. En anglais.

All writers, when they set pen to paper or post pixel to page, are shaping a world: their own private world, created from their own thoughts and imagination, joys and sorrows, hopes and heartbreaks, triumphs and fears. It may mimic the real world, or it may be as different from the real world as, say, the world of Middle Earth is from the world of Blade Runner, but it is still a shaped world–a sub-creation, to use J.R.R. Tolkien’s formulation. It is not a real world, it does not have the depth or complexity of a real world, it is but an illusion…and yet, these fictional worlds, these illusions, though shaped by humans, not gods, can sometimes touch our minds and expand our spirits in ways nothing else can. Durée des épisodes : 1h à 1h30.

Oxford academics debate key issues for the future of society. Series two - Conversations on how we respond to a changing climate, and how humanity will cope and thrive in an uncertain future, with some of the world’s leading thinkers. Season One was all about Artificial Intelligence... Durée des épisodes : 1h. En anglais.

The world's greatest adventurers tell their best story from the road. Each episode is cut documentary style and set to music and cinematic effects to create an immersive storytelling experience. No long-winded interviews, just straight to the heart of the action. DUrée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 1h.

Whale American Idol. Underwater pyramids. A honeybee chop shop. Each week we'll dive into one of the curiously delightful conversations we've overheard around National Geographic's headquarters. You'll be introduced to the explorers, photographers and scientists at the edges of our big, bizarre, and beautiful world. Durée des épisodes : 15 à 25 minutes.

A podcast telling the story of history's great explorers, from the early classical voyages of exploration to modern times. Durée des épisodes : 35 minutes à 1h05.

A podcast about the greatest explorers in history.Durée des épisodes : 25 minutes à 1h15.

 

Space and astronomy

The surprising connections in science and technology that give you the Big Picture. Astronomer Seth Shostak and science journalist Molly Bentley are joined each week by leading researchers, techies, and journalists to provide a smart and humorous take on science. Our regular "Skeptic Check" episodes cast a critical eye on pseudoscience. Durée des épisodes : 50 minutes.

Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! Durée des épisodes : 30 à 50 minutes.

The Space Show focuses on timely and important issues influencing the development of outer-space commerce, space tourism,space exploration and space development. The Space Show is committed to facilitating our becoming a space-faring nation and society with a growing and self-sustaining space-faring economy. The Space Show also focuses on other related subjects of interest to us all. Durée des épisodes : 10 minutes à 2h.

Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes you inside the DC beltway where the future of the US space program hangs in the balance. Durée des épisodes : 45 minutes à 1h10.

Podcast by Isaac Arthur. Durée des épisodes : 20 à 30 minutes.

A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way. Durée des épisodes : 45 minutes à 1h.

If you’re fascinated by the idea of humans traveling through space and curious about how that all works, you’ve come to the right place. This is the official podcast of the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 1h.

Un podcast sur les dernières nouvelles de la science des exoplanètes. Durée des épisodes : 1h. En anglais.

 

Physics

The acclaimed mathematician and author Steven Strogatz interviews some of the world’s leading scientists about their lives and work. Durée des épisodes : 45 minutes à 1h.

A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way. Durée des épisodes : 45 minutes à 1h.

The greatest thinkers exploring the deepest questions. Your source for Cosmos, Consciousness, Meaning. Durée des épisodes : 27 minutes.

Listen to Quanta Magazine's in-depth news stories about developments in mathematics, theoretical physics, theoretical computer science and the basic life sciences. Quanta, an editorially independent magazine published by the Simons Foundation, seeks to enhance public understanding of basic research. Durée des épisodes : 10 à 30 minutes.

Sean Carroll hosts conversations with the world's most interesting thinkers. Science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas. Durée des épisodes : entre 1h et 2h. En anglais.

 

Philosophy

David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. Durée des épisodes : 20 minutes. En anglais.

Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". The series looks at the ideas, lives and historical context of the major philosophers as well as the lesser-known figures of the tradition. Durée des épisodes : 20 à 30 minutes.

Sean Carroll hosts conversations with the world's most interesting thinkers. Science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas. Durée des épisodes : entre 1h et 2h. En anglais.

Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join hosts Massimo Pigliucci and Julia Galef as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding places where priests, the schools, the government, and all long-established institutions had gathered and protected them." Rationally Speaking is produced by Benny Pollak and is recorded in the heart of New York City's Greenwich Village. Durée des épisodes : 45 minutes à 1h.

A weekly 'informal and informative' philosophy podcast inspiring and supporting students, teachers, academics, and free-thinkers worldwide. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 1h. En anglais.

Equal parts philosophy and self-help (with a dash of humor thrown in for taste), The Happier Hour aims to make philosophy useful for the rest of us. Each episode explores a modern-day dilemma, via the lens of the greatest philosophers of all time, and often with special guests in the hot seat who know about stuff. Like the joy that comes from a strong drink at half the price, this show is for curious minds who want to know more about philosophy, without going back to school. Join your host Monica McCarthy, because it’s time to get happier! Durée des épisodes : 20 à 40 minutes.

Alan Watts is one of the most widely read philosophers of the 20th century. In addition to his 28 books, Alan Watts delivered hundreds of public lectures and seminars the recordings of which have been preserved in the archives of the Electronic University. Alan's eldest son Mark Watts has reviewed and cataloged these talks to prepare them for public broadcast. In 2005 Amber Star of Zencast.org created Alan Watts podcast to help disseminate these lectures to a new iPod listening generation . Today the Electronic University and Zencast.org are pleased to present the highlights of the spoken works of Alan Watts. Durée des épisodes : 25 minutes.

A new digital magazine about nature, culture, ideas and experience. Durée des épisodes : 10 à 30 minutes.

Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two. Durée des épisodes : entre 1h et 2h. En anglais.

The greatest thinkers exploring the deepest questions. Your source for Cosmos, Consciousness, Meaning. Durée des épisodes : 27 minutes.

 

Biology

A series of live conversations between writer Carl Zimmer and eight leading thinkers on the question of what it means to be alive. What Is Life? was recorded in front of a live audience at Caveat in New York and is supported by a grant from Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative. Durée des épisodes : 40 minutes à 1h.

This podcast might not actually kill you, but it covers so many things that can. Each episode tackles a different disease, from its history, to its biology, and finally, how scared you need to be. Ecologists and epidemiologists Erin Welsh and Erin Allmann Updyke make infectious diseases acceptable fodder for dinner party conversation and provide the perfect cocktail recipe to match Durée des épisodes : 45 minutes à 2h.

Sean Carroll hosts conversations with the world's most interesting thinkers. Science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas. Durée des épisodes : entre 1h et 2h. En anglais.

 

Environement

Warm Regards is a podcast about the warming planet. The show is hosted by Dr. Jacquelyn Gill, a paleoecologist at the University of Maine, and co-host including Dr. Ramesh Laungani, a biologist at Doane University with co-hosts and Dr. Sarah Myhre, a climate scientist, scholar, and communicator. Produced by Justin Schell, and Eric Mack, with transcription and social media support from Joe Stormer and Katherine Peinhardt. Durée des épisodes : "30 minutes à 1h.

The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios. Durée des épisodes : 20 à 30 minutes.

Stories and conversations about planetary change. Hosted by Mike Osborne, Miles Traer, and Leslie Chang. Supported by Stanford Earth and Worldview Stanford. Durée des épisodes : 10 à 30 minutes.

A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America's leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each episode, Doug sits down with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet's future, right here on the America Adapts podcast. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 2h.

Hakai Magazine explores science, society, and the environment from a coastal perspective. This audio edition showcases readings of our long-form feature stories. New episodes are typically published Tuesdays.Durée des épisodes : 15 à 40 minutes.

Climate History features interviews and discussions about the history of climate change. Conversations consider what the past can tell us about our present and future. It is hosted by Dr. Dagomar Degroot, associate professor of environmental history at Georgetown University, and Emma Moesswilde, a PhD student in environmental and climate history at Georgetown. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 1h.

 

Neurosciences

Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently. Durée des épisodes : 10 minutes à 1h.

You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology that celebrates science and self delusion. In each episode, we explore what we've learned so far about reasoning, biases, judgments, and decision-making. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 2h.

Neuroscience and AI work better together. AI leverages current brain research to inform its work. Likewise, neuroscientists use AI tools to learn more about the workings of the brain. Durée des épisodes : 1h30.

Sean Carroll hosts conversations with the world's most interesting thinkers. Science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas. Durée des épisodes : entre 1h et 2h.

 

History

It's the history of our world from the Big Bang to the Modern Age! Well...eventually at least. Durée des épisodes : 15 à 45 minutes.

A podcast telling the story of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire from 476 AD to 1453. Durée des épisodes : 20 à 50 minutes.

The Hour of History Podcast is your world, any time, any place. Durée des épisodes : 1h.

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas. Durée des épisodes : 50 minutes.

Climate History features interviews and discussions about the history of climate change. Conversations consider what the past can tell us about our present and future. It is hosted by Dr. Dagomar Degroot, associate professor of environmental history at Georgetown University, and Emma Moesswilde, a PhD student in environmental and climate history at Georgetown. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 1h.

 

Fiction and writing

Podcast by Isaac Arthur. Durée des épisodes : 20 à 30 minutes.

An alternate universe story, where Petunia married a scientist. Harry enters the wizarding world armed with Enlightenment ideals and the experimental spirit. Durée des épisodes : 20 à 45 minutes.

Imaginary Worlds is a bi-weekly podcast about science fiction and other fantasy genres. Host Eric Molinsky talks with novelists, screenwriters, comic book artists, filmmakers, and game designers about their craft of creating fictional worlds. The show also looks at the fan experience, exploring what makes us suspend our disbelief, and what happens when that spell is broken. Fantasy worlds may be set in distant planets or parallel dimensions, but they are crafted here on Earth and on some level relate to our daily lives. Employing his years of experience in public radio, Eric brings a sophisticated, thoughtfully produced voice to the far-out and fantastical. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes.

Explore the meaning of science fiction, and how it's relevant to real-life science and society. Your hosts are Annalee Newitz, a science journalist who writes science fiction, and Charlie Jane Anders, a science fiction writer who is obsessed with science. Every two weeks, we take deep dives into science fiction books, movies, television, and comics that will expand your mind -- and maybe change your life. Durée des épisodes : 35 à 50 minutes.

Flash Forward is a critically acclaimed podcast about the future. In each episode, host Rose Eveleth takes on a possible (or not so possible) future scenario — everything from the existence of artificial wombs, to what would happen if space pirates dragged a second moon to Earth. What would the warranty on a sex robot look like? How would diplomacy work if we couldn’t lie? Could there ever be a black market for fecal transplants? (Complicated, it wouldn’t, and yes, respectively, in case you’re curious.) By combining audio drama and deep reporting, Flash Forward gives listeners an original and unique window into the future, and just how likely different scenarios might be. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 1h.

 

Social sciences and Humanities

SAPIENS podcast hosts Jen Shannon, Esteban Gómez, and Chip Colwell speak with anthropologists from around the globe to help us uncover what makes us human. Durée des épisodes : 20 minutes à 1h.

Podcasts from the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography. The School is renowned for its contributions to anthropological theory, its commitment to long-term ethnographic fieldwork, and its association with the Pitt Rivers Museum and the anthropology of visual and material culture. Home to over forty academic staff, over a hundred doctoral students, twelve Master’s programmes, and two undergraduate degrees (Human Sciences; Archaeology and Anthropology), Oxford anthropology is one of the world’s largest and most vibrant centres for teaching and research in the discipline. Durée des épisodes : 40 minutes à 1h20.

The Human Zoo explores the foibles, quirks and behaviour of that most fascinating of species - us. On BBC Radio 4. Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes.

Origin Stories is The Leakey Foundation’s podcast about how we became human.Durée des épisodes : 30 minutes à 1h.

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