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The Spanish Enigmas

By Clark Boyd

Technology Podcast 361: This week, we take you to Spain to hear about a pair of code-breaking Enigma machines from the Spanish Civil War that were recently found in a locked basement. Also, an appreciation of that much-loved instrument, the Theremin. more »

Saving Lebanon’s Cedar Trees, Black Carbon & Climate Change

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 80: Efforts to save Lebanon's threatened cedar trees. Black carbon, a component of soot, is a potent climate warmer. Scientists have stumbled upon a rare magnetic star. more »

Cooking and Human Origins, Big Kangaroos, Little Dinosaurs

By admin

Podcast 20: How barbecue may have sparked human evolution, plus giant kangaroos, shrinking dinosaurs, and some old grain. more »