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  1. American Museum of Natural History Streaming

    Link
    www.amnh.org/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Geology, Nature, Physics
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Archives/Museums, Blogs, Information Sources, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    The website offers over 200 podcasts on topics ranging from astrophysics and paleoanthropology to genetics and solar systems. There are podcasts of regular lectures including the annual Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate and Frontiers. In addition there are over 450 videos on a similar wide range of subjects including scientific classification, the greenhouse effect and asteroids.

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  2. Nature Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    https://www.nature.com/nature/articles?type=nature-podcast
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Agriculture, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Studies, General Science, Nature, Physics, Technology
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Podcasts. Each week ‘Nature’ publishes a free podcast hosted by Kerri Smith, with reporters Noah Baker, Ewen Callaway, Lizzie Gibney, Geoff Marsh and Charlotte Stoddart. Every show features highlighted content from the current edition of the journal including interviews with the people behind the science, and in-depth commentary and analysis from journalists covering science around the world. Topics covered include a simulation which will help scientists discover how the moon was formed and how blind rats have a magnetic sixth sense.

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  3. Explo.TV Streaming

    Link
    https://www.exploratorium.edu/tv/
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Physics, Psychology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Archives/Museums, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    This resource is the television channel of a San Francisco science musuem called the Exploratorium, and features hundreds of webcasts, video clips, and podcasts on astronomy, chemistry, psychology, earth science, life science, medicine and physics.

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  4. Quirks and Quarks Streaming

    Link
    https://www.cbc.ca/radio/quirks
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, General Science, Genetics, Nature, Physics, Technology
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Podcasting, Streaming/Download, Web Links

    This awarding-winning science podcast is produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and presents the latest discoveries in the physical and natural sciences. The programme also examines the political, social, environmental and ethical implications of new developments in science and technology. Listeners can play or download each podcast in its entirety, or segment by segment, and there are links to related articles, news stories and interviews. Each episode is about an hour long, and generally features around five separate items.

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  5. Plus Magazine Streaming

    Link
    http://plus.maths.org/content/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, General Science, Mathematics, Physics
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Journals, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    A stimulating and useful resource for maths students, of all levels and abilities, Plus Magazine presents articles and podcasts about all aspects of mathematics, from the theoretical and philosophical to practical applications in cosmology, art, engineering, medicine and sport. There are also news articles and puzzles. The podcasts cover a broad range of subjects, including interviews and conference reports, as well as more in-depth features on a diverse range of subjects, including how gravity works, the ten dimensions of string theory and the weird and wonderful story of the Gomboc: a look at a three dimensional object which until recently no-one knew even existed.

    Plus is part of the Millennium Mathematics Project, a long term national initiative based at Cambridge University which aims to help people of all ages and abilities achieve a better understanding of mathematics and appreciate the range and importance of its applications to science and commerce.

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  6. Jodcast Streaming

    Link
    http://www.jodcast.net/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Discussion Lists, Podcasting, Web Links

    Created by a group of astronomers at The University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank, this monthly, hour-long podcast has a magazine format, featuring interviews, news, what to look out for in the night sky and presentations from astronomers on the latest research in their field. The podcast is free to subscribe to and can be downloaded. Nicely presented with a detailed textual summary of each episode, useful links and a forum.

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  7. Learner’s TV Streaming

    Link
    http://www.learnerstv.com/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computing, Dentistry, Economics, Engineering, General Science, Languages, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, Psychiatry, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    A vast and useful site providing free downloadable video and audio lectures of entire courses from respected academic institutions from around the world including MIT, Stanford and Yale. The site is science-oriented but covers some of the Humanities too, ranging across the fields of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine, Management and Accounting, Dentistry, Nursing, Psychology, History, Language courses, Literature, Law, Economics, Philosophy, Astronomy and Political Science. Most of the materials offered are licensed by the respective institutes under a Creative Commons licence. One of the more innovative aspects of Learner’s TV is the provision of animations for certain science subjects to help students visualise difficult or abstract concepts.

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  8. Sciencestage.com Streaming

    Link
    https://die-erklaervideo-agentur.com
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Archaeology, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Business Studies, Chemistry, Dentistry, Engineering, Ethnology, General Science, Genetics, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, Psychology, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Discussion Lists, Streaming/Download, Video Sources

    ScienceStage.com has the stated aim of being "the universal online portal for science, advanced teaching, and research’. It allows scientists, lecturers, academics, students, and practitioners from all fields to present and share ideas and findings through video streaming, audio streaming, and text documents, and to make use of community functions such as chat, email, and blogs. Video and audio clips - lectures, interviews and documentaries - come from a wide variety of sources and are accessible for free streaming via a good subject index, although very prominent advertising is at times a distraction.

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  9. Space Boffins Streaming

    Link
    http://audioboo.fm/spaceboffins
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    A monthly podcast, launched in 2011, giving a UK and European perspective on space. Presented by Richard Hollingham and Sue Nelson, the 30-minute podcasts feature lively conversation, interviews and features on all aspects of space.

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  10. Jim al-Khalili Scipods Streaming

    Link
    https://www.jimal-khalili.com/podcasts
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting

    Two series of ten-minute podcasts in which Professor Jim al-Khalili of Surrey University talks about a range of different topics in science. The first five podcasts are mostly connected with his interests in medieval Arabic science and the second series covers topics ranging from the Dirac Equation & Olber’s Paradox to whether we have free will or can travel in time.

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