In this fifth part of our series on economic growth and development, I examine the major factors that have been advanced as explaining differences in ...View Details

In this fourth part of our series on economic growth and development, I outline the major theories of economic development developed over the past six...View Details

Astrophysicist Mario Livio joins me to discuss his latest book 'Galileo and the Science Deniers', which chronicles the scientific discoveries of Galil...View Details

In this third part of the series on economic growth, I discuss the process of structural change as economies progress from underdeveloped to developed...View Details

In the second part of our series on economic growth and development, I provide a brief history of the world economy, beginning with the key features o...View Details

In this the first in an eight-part series covering the causes of economic growth and development, I provide an introduction to the key concepts of abs...View Details

Continuing the discussion of photosynthesis from the previous episode, here I outline the importance of the oxygen evolving complex in oxidising water...View Details

An overview of photosynthesis, including the structure of chloroplasts, phototransduction of energy by chlorophyll, the macromolecular complexes of th...View Details

A special episode in which I discuss some of the ideas and principles behind the production of the show, sources I use for episodes, and my motivation...View Details

In this special celebratory 100th episode, I discuss six major unsolved problems in science: the P vs NP problem in computer science, the mystery of d...View Details

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