Science and Technology Podcasts

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Len Mlodinow and Robin Ince – The Life of Stephen Hawking

Not since Einstein has a scientific figure held such a place in popular consciousness. Leonard Mlodinow tells Robin Ince the story of his friend and collaborator, Stephen Hawking.

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Brian Cox Meets Rebecca Wragg Sykes – The Lost World of Neanderthals

In conversation with particle physicist Brian Cox, archaeologist Rebecca Wragg Sykes reveals the Neanderthals as curious, clever connoisseurs of their world, technologically inventive and ecologically adaptable.

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Sid Meier – The Rise of Civilization

As the inventor of an entirely new genre of entertainment, legendary video-game designer Sid Meier is a true creative pioneer, and godfather to a multi-billion dollar industry.

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Anthony David – Mental Health After COVID

From anxiety to PTSD, the consequences of the pandemic for global mental health are profound. Neuropsychiatrist Anthony David explores what we know so far – and what we can do about it.

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Maria Konnikova – The Biggest Bluff

When bestselling author Maria Konnikova set out to investigate the science of decision-making, she never expected to become a world-class poker player under the wing of a legend of the game.

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Owen O'Kane – How To Manage Anxiety and Stress

Owen O’Kane was the NHS Clinical Lead for Mental Health. He joined Matthew Stadlen to explore evidence-based techniques for developing a healthier perspective.

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Rahul Jandial – How to Rewire Your Brain

It’s time to turn the tide against mental decline. Learn how to make your mind fitter, healthier and stronger using the insights of cutting-edge neuroscience in this week’s podcast.

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John Browne – How to Engineer the Future

Fans of Steven Pinker and Yuval Noah Harari ought not to miss this eloquent blueprint for building a brighter future from engineer, John Browne.

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Brian Greene – How to Find Meaning in an Evolving Universe

The bestselling author of The Elegant Universe joins the How To Academy Podcast to explore humankind’s search for purpose in the vastness of the cosmos.

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Anil Seth – How to Make Sense of Consciousness

How do our brains produce the magic show of conscious experience?

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BONUS EPISODE – Global GoalsCast

The How To Academy Podcast presents an episode of one of our favourite shows: the Global GoalsCast.

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William Gibson – How to Create the Future

He coined the word ‘Cyberspace’ and envisioned the Internet and Virtual Reality before they ever existed. Now William Gibson turns his prophetic eye to the 21st century.

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BJ Fogg – How to Hack Your Habits

Never make a New Year’s Resolution again after hearing this podcast from the world’s most renowned expert in forming new habits –Stanford behavioural scientist, BJ Fogg.

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Eric Schmidt – How to Make a Trillion Dollars

In this week’s episode, Google’s former CEO Eric Schmidt, VP Jonathan Rosenberg and Director of Executive Communications Alan Eagle present a blueprint for farsighted leadership.

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Reflections From an Astrophysicist

Neil deGrasse Tyson joins the How To Academy Podcast to ask: what is our place in the universe?