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The discover.earth podcast

The discover.earth podcast

By discover.earth
Join our host Ben McCarthy as we explore the wonders of the cosmos and answer it’s biggest questions.
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Big Ideas: Ordinary matter, and the endless creativity of the universe
Every new generation of scientists pushes against the limits of what we know about the universe, and when they do so it always seems to become more vast. This is a voice recording of one of our articles from The Big Ideas Network blog. You can read it here: 'What Is Ordinary Matter?'. You can also download the .mp3 file of any episode from our RSS feed.
04:11
December 2, 2020
Big Ideas: The Story of Our Atoms (Part II)
Every new generation of scientists push against the limits of what we know about the universe, and when they do so it always seems to become more vast. This is a voice recording of one of our articles from The Big Ideas Network blog. You can read it here: 'What is Ordinary Matter?'. You can also download the .mp3 file of any episode from our RSS feed.
10:28
September 24, 2020
Big Ideas: The Story of Our Atoms (Part I)
Most of the atoms in your body are 13.7 billion years old, and being you is just the latest page in the incredible story of their life. This is a voice recording of one of our articles from The Big Ideas Network blog. You can read it here: 'The Story of Our Atoms'. You can also download the .mp3 file of any episode from our RSS feed.
09:50
September 23, 2020
Big Ideas: How Nitrogen Created the Modern World
Nitrogen is one of life's most precious resources. Discovering how to industrially produce it let our population break free of natural limits, and explode. This is a voice recording of one of our articles from The Big Ideas Network blog. You can read it here: 'How Nitrogen Created the Modern World'. You can also download the .mp3 file of any episode from our RSS feed.
09:00
July 11, 2019