March 1, 2012
TED podcast asks if we used up all our resources? Have we filled up all the livable space on Earth? Paul Gilding an independent writer & advisor on sustainability suggests we have, and the possibility of devastating consequences, in a talk that’s equal parts terrifying and, oddly, hopeful.
February 27, 2012
February 23, 2012
February 22, 2012
The latest Naked Scientists podcast concentrates on a new wave of lasers, with a new liquid crystal laser that can dial-up any wavelength of light you need, a laser-powered projector technology that turns any surface into a touch-screen, and a laser that fires salvoes of X-rays to make light work of unlocking the molecular fabric of matter.
February 20, 2012
In 440, the Huns turned their attentions to Europe and arrived in force on the borders of the Roman Empire. Attila, became one of the most feared military leaders and began to spread fear into the heart of Rome.
February 6, 2012
February 3, 2012
February 2, 2012
Reuben Grinberg, a Yale Law School graduate now in private practice in New York City, discusses his paper, published in the Hastings Science & Technology Law Journal entitled, Bitcoin: An Innovative Alternative Digital Currency. Grinberg first gives a brief overview of Bitcoin, the decentralized, digital currency.
February 1, 2012
January 26, 2012
Many people believe that slavery was abolished years ago through legislation, however, despite these prohibitions, slavery still exists. Slaves are often forced or coerced into prostitution or made to work in deplorable factory conditions. Learn about modern slavery in the latest How Stuff Works podcast.
January 25, 2012
The clock is still ticking for the Euro. Greece are still not in a position to pay back their debts and continues to try and work out a deal with its creditors. But who loaned money to Greece?
January 24, 2012
January 23, 2012
Take a facts-based journey through the universe with the Astronomy Cast. This episode explores the impact our moons, Sun and placement in the Milky Way have on our planet and the evolution of life on our planet. But what if things were different? What would be the implications?