Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the future.
A weekly programme that illuminates the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
Explorations in the world of science.
Most people have no idea what's hiding behind their favorite things. We dig deep into everything from charities to the Founding Fathers to the Bible, and turn up disturbing stories and salacious details. From the Space Race to the Wizard of Oz, there might just be a dark side to everything. The Dark Side Of is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. Join Ray Harris Jr as he explores World War Two in intimate detail.
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.
Come dive into one of the curiously delightful conversations overheard at National Geographic’s headquarters, as we follow explorers, photographers, and scientists to the edges of our big, weird, beautiful world. Hosted by Peter Gwin and Amy Briggs.
Science news and highlights of the week
An audio journey through the 5000 year history of one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations.
We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio.
Seriously is home to the world’s best audio documentaries and podcast recommendations, and host Vanessa Kisuule brings you two fascinating new episodes every week.
History is beautiful, brutal and, often, ridiculous. Join Ben Bowlin and Noel Brown as they dive into some of the weirdest stories from across the span of human civilization in Ridiculous History, a podcast by iHeartRadio.
Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world — one voicemail at a time. Bill and science writer Corey S. Powell take your burning questions and put them to the world's leading experts on just about every topic in the universe. Should you stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? Could alien life be swimming inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? Does your pet parakeet learn to sing the way that you learned to speak? Bill, Corey, and their special guests will answer those questions ...