Spectrum

Deutsche Welle  |  Podcast, ±29 min episodes every 6 days
From advances that will change our lives to offbeat oddities, Spectrum keeps you abreast of developments in the realm of European science and technology news.
27
JAN

Spectrum: magic moments

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It's a Polaroid moment for Pluto. Then India rolls out an ambitious broadband optical fiber network. And after that a jetpack sci-fi dream comes true.
20
JAN

Spectrum: Because you never know

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
The search for Earth-like planets makes new inroads - with European planet-hunting telescopes we may soon find other life. But not before the rise of in-game video ads and a new antibiotic shows promise.
13
JAN

Spectrum: Things that go boom

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Lisbon might be Europe's next IT boomtown, while science appears to be booming in Africa. Our expanding waistlines point to a booming obesity problem. And, more countries are launching rockets into space.
06
JAN

Spectrum: New Year … new leaf?

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
As the New Year starts, many of us vow to somehow become a better person, whether that's through ending bad habits, paying more attention to our health and safety - or finding love. Spectrum looks at all of the above.
30
DEC
2014

Spectrum: the year that was 2014

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A look back at our top science and technology stories of 2014: the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission and the Ebola outbreak. Plus the best of the rest: naked selfies, the anti-rape bra and glowing bike paths.
23
DEC
2014

Spectrum: It's Christmas? Is it?!

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We'd like to say we've got a science and technology Christmas special in store for you … but instead we've got mad sounds ... 4D sounds. We also take a look back at the social media year that was. And we cook a goose.
16
DEC
2014

Spectrum: training, developing, preserving

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Meet the healthcare workers training to fight Ebola. Check in with DevLab, a startup helping startups. And find out how Italy is looking after Leonardo (da Vinci)… and one of the most revered selfies in the world.
09
DEC
2014

Spectrum: technological relief

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Disaster relief is not only about food and shelter - communications and the Internet are top priorities, too, and we found out how mesh networks can help. Also, Estonia's E-residency, and the science of tears.
02
DEC
2014

Spectrum: society and technology

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Sometimes society fixes itself. And sometimes society needs a little help from technology. So this week, hear about an ultrasound machine that's GPS trackable. Also: Copenhagen's Lighting Lab. And Bhopal 30 years on.
25
NOV
2014

Spectrum: the future taking off

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We ask: what are the ethics of giving a placebo to participants of a HIV prevention drug trial. We're back on the net neutrality tip. And we have flying cars... but will they ever take off in Europe?
18
NOV
2014

Spectrum: Going down?

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Yep, we're going down, into the sewers, that is... where scientists think they can detect bomb factories. Also on the program: that old chestnut, net neutrality. And we shine a light on bike paths in The Netherlands.
11
NOV
2014

Spectrum: is it ever the time?

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Special Envoy on Ebola Dr David Nabarro is open to a review of the response in West Africa, but says now's not the time. Also, India's health industries boast a potential market buster. And the Arduino-based Gambuino.