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Little Atoms 324 – Wellcome Book Prize 2014 Special

April 26, 2014


The 2014 Wellcome Book Prize is announced on Tuesday 29th April, with a £30,000 prize going to the winner. In this special edition of Little Atoms, Neil Denny talks to Ken Arnold of the Wellcome Collection, Lisa Appignanesi of the prize judging panel, and four of the shortlisted writers, Elizabeth Gilbert on The Signature of All Things, Emily Mayhew on Wounded, Andrew Solomon on Far From The Tree, and Sarah Wise on Inconvenient […]

Little Atoms 285 – Adam Rutherford & Creation: The Origin of Life/The Future of Life

July 12, 2013


Adam Rutherford is a geneticist, writer and broadcaster, whose work includes the award-winning series The Cell (BBC4), The Gene Code (BBC4), Horizon: ‘Playing God’ (BBC2) as well as numerous programmes for BBC Radio 4 such as the recently launched Inside Science. Previously an editor at the science journal Nature, Adam often writes for the Guardian and has given numerous […]

Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People 2011

December 24, 2011


Extended Christmas specials recorded backstage at “Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People”, the “Variety version of the Royal Institute Christmas Lectures”, at the Bloomsbury Theatre. The nights were curated by comedian Robin Ince, and featured a huge roster of comedians, musicians, scientists and others in a festive celebration of science and rationalism. Interviews with Robin […]

Free Word Special – Don’t Dumb Me Down

January 30, 2011


@littleatoms live event with @marcusdusautoy @AdamRutherford @bengoldacre & Liz Bonnin Recorded at the Free Word Centre, London on Wednesday 26th January 2011

Ian McEwan – Solar

March 19, 2010


[display_podcast] Ian McEwan has written two collections of stories, First Love, Last Rites and In Between the Sheets, and 12 novels including The Cement Garden, The Child in Time, The Innocent, Enduring Love, Atonement and Saturday. He won the Booker Prize for Amsterdam in 1998. Ian’s latest novel is Solar. This show featured Adam Rutherford as a guest host. First broadcast on 19th March 2010

Dr Adam Rutherford – Professional Geek

October 16, 2009


[display_podcast] Adam Rutherford is a professional geek. He holds a PhD in genetics, is an editor at the science journal Nature, and presents radio and television programs, including Cell for BBC4: a series covering four billion years of evolution and 300 years of biology, intrigue, betrayal and rather more sperm than is absolutely necessary. Writing […]