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Blogs Podcasts Videos On Science Nature History and Climate Change

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Podcast Episode 87 l How the moon was formed

4/19/2024
Scientists have now answered the questions of how the moon was made in this New Simulation, showing that it formed very quickly after impact with another body called Theia. In this podcast we talk about the Moon, its structure and our fascination with it, as well as the new study. The post Podcast Episode 87 l How the moon was formed appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:09:14

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Podcast Episode 86 l Drastic Changes in Bird Evolution

4/11/2024
Recent advancements in genomic sequencing and analysis have started to unravel the intricate story of avian evolution. Two studies, published on April 1 in the journals Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and Nature, shed light on a genetic anomaly approximately 65 million years old (exactly when that asteroid hit) that has obscured scientists' understanding of avian evolutionary history. Specifically, a section of one chromosome failed to undergo expected mixing with adjacent DNA, impeding the construction of a detailed bird family tree. The post Podcast Episode 86 l Drastic Changes in Bird Evolution appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:07:38

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Podcast Episode 85 l The Eye of the Sahara

3/28/2024
Podcast Episode 85 is on The Eye of the Sahara, a geological structure found in the Saharan part of Mauritania in Africa. The post Podcast Episode 85 l The Eye of the Sahara appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:05:28

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Podcast Episode 84 l When it rained for two million years: Carnian Pluvial Event

3/22/2024
Podcast Episode 84 is on When it rained for two million years, known as the Carnian Pluvial Event The post Podcast Episode 84 l When it rained for two million years: Carnian Pluvial Event appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:05:31

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Podcast Episode 83 l Costa Rica’s Mysterious Stone Spheres

3/15/2024
Costa Rica is a lush country, with amazing ecology and environment. Amongst its green landscape can be found ancient structures known as the stone spheres of Costa Rica. The 300 spheres lie on the Diquís Delta and on Isla del Caño. To the locals they are known as bolas de piedra (stone balls) and are said to be attributed to the now extinct Disquis culture, a pre-Columbian indigenous culture of Costa Rica that flourished from AD 700 to 1530. The post Podcast Episode 83 l Costa Rica’s Mysterious Stone Spheres appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:09:36

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Podcast Episode 82 l Rosalind Franklin

3/7/2024
Podcast Episode 82 is on Rosalind Franklin a British chemist and X-ray crystallographer, whose work was central to understanding the structure of DNA. The post Podcast Episode 82 l Rosalind Franklin appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:15:11

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Podcast Episode 81 l Crypto and Climate Change

2/7/2024
New Podcast Episode on Crypto and its impact on Climate Change with some possible Solutions that can decrease the impact. The post Podcast Episode 81 l Crypto and Climate Change appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:08:52

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Podcast Episode 80 l Queen Kubaba of Mesopotamia

2/1/2024
Queen Kubaba was was a legendary Mesopotamian queen according to the Sumerian King List, who ruled over the Kingdom of Kish. Legend has it that her rule lasted over 100 years before the rise of the dynasty of Akshak (a city of ancient Sumer, situated on the northern boundary of Akkad). The post Podcast Episode 80 l Queen Kubaba of Mesopotamia appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:07:26

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Podcast Episode 79 l Neptune – The Real Blue Planet

1/24/2024
Podcast Episode 79 is all about Neptune, which is The Real Blue Planet in our Solar System, as well as being an ice-giant orbiting the Sun from far away. The post Podcast Episode 79 l Neptune – The Real Blue Planet appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:11:17

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Podcast Episode 78 l First ever solar heated house

12/12/2023
There was a time when three pioneering women first decided to heat a home with solar energy in December 1948? So we celebrate this amazing innovation and these three fantastic women. The post Podcast Episode 78 l First ever solar heated house appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:07:55

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Podcast Episode 77 l The Defenestrations of Prague

12/5/2023
Have you heard of the Defenestration of Prague? First of all, how cool is the word defenestration? It means throwing someone out of the window and it happened three times in Prague's history. Listen to what happened in our latest podcast. The post Podcast Episode 77 l The Defenestrations of Prague appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:09:24

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Podcast Episode 76 l The Olmec Heads

11/28/2023
The Americas have been traditionally considered new territories with civilisations not as old as the rest of the world. Even so, we find fascinating signs of varying cultures in both north and south America. Mesoamerica especially, is replete with different cultures that fascinated archaeologists - and us - ever since their discoveries. One of such fascinating archaeological finds are the Colossal Olmec Heads. The post Podcast Episode 76 l The Olmec Heads appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:08:22

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Podcast Episode 75 l The Greenwich Time Lady

11/21/2023
In late 19th-century and early 20th-century Britain, time itself was a commodity up for sale. In a world before smartphones and atomic clocks, a remarkable woman known as Ruth Belville sold time to the people of London. The post Podcast Episode 75 l The Greenwich Time Lady appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:07:31

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Podcast Episode 74 l The Berlin Wall Treehouse

11/13/2023
Osman Kalin, the man behind the Treehouse, was a Turkish worker who had come to Berlin in search of a better life. Undeterred by the restrictions and tensions of the divided city, he found solace in a small triangular traffic island nestled between the East and West Berlin border walls. The post Podcast Episode 74 l The Berlin Wall Treehouse appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:06:09

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Podcast Episode 73 l The Fall of the Berlin Wall

11/9/2023
The Berlin Wall Fell On November 9, 1989. As the cold war started to fizzle out, with revolutions and unrest all across the Eastern Bloc, the spokesman for the Communist Party of East Berlin was meant to announce a change in its relations with the west and a relaxation of the stringent border crossing laws. Instead, Günter Schabowski, a communist party official in East Berlin, played a pivotal role in the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The post Podcast Episode 73 l The Fall of the Berlin Wall appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:08:21

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Podcast Episode 72 l The Doomsday Vault: A global Seed Vault

10/18/2023
Podcast on The Doomsday Vault: A global Seed Vault that is a repository for the world's food crop seeds. The post Podcast Episode 72 l The Doomsday Vault: A global Seed Vault appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:05:38

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Podcast Episode 54 l Ada Lovelace, First Computer Programmer

10/10/2023
From the Archives: Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, was born on December 10, 1815. She was the daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron and his wife Anne Isabella Noel Byron. Ada Lovelace was an extremely brilliant woman, who excelled in mathematics, and today she is widely acknowledged as the first computer programmer. The post Podcast Episode 54 l Ada Lovelace, First Computer Programmer appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:09:25

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Podcast Episode 71 l Astronomical Clock

10/5/2023
The Astronomical Clock in Prague, known locally as the “Pražský orloj,” is one of the most famous and visually stunning astronomical clocks in the world. It is also the oldest functioning astronomical clock in the world. Located in the Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí) in Prague, Czech Republic, it is a remarkable piece of medieval engineering and artistry. The post Podcast Episode 71 l Astronomical Clock appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:04:59

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Podcast Episode 66 l What are solstice and equinoxes?

9/25/2023
From the Archives: In the Podcast Episode 66, we are talking about what are solstice and equinoxes. How do they occur and what is the science. The post Podcast Episode 66 l What are solstice and equinoxes? appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:07:19

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Podcast Episode 34 l Spacecraft OSIRIS REx Returns From Asteroid Bennu with Soil Samples

9/22/2023
From the Archives: NASA's Spacecraft OSIRIS REx Leaves Asteroid Bennu with Soil Samples after orbiting it for two years. It collected them in October 2020 & is expected to drop them on Earth in 2023 before continuing to another asteroid. The post Podcast Episode 34 l Spacecraft OSIRIS REx Returns From Asteroid Bennu with Soil Samples appeared first on 360 On History.

Duration:00:05:11