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Universe Stories

By discover.earth
Looking at the world through a lens of wonder and science, with host Ben McCarthy.
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Big Ideas: How Nitrogen Created the Modern World

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Big Ideas: The Story of Our Atoms (Part II)
Your atoms have been inside of the magma ocean underneath the continents, to the peaks of mountains, and passed through millions of organisms on their way to becoming you. 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 (Part II)'. You can also download the .mp3 file of any episode from our RSS feed.
09:42
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.
09:07
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.
10:57
July 11, 2019