In Our Time

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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas

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IOT: The Sun 10 Jul 14

Published Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:20:00 -0700

How was the Sun formed, and what do we know about its structure and the processes going on inside our nearest star? With ...

IOT: Mrs Dalloway 03 Jul 14

Published Thu, 03 Jul 2014 04:05:00 -0700

Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs Dalloway, first published in 1925, charts a single day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a ...

IOT: Hildegard of Bingen 26 Jun 14

Published Thu, 26 Jun 2014 03:55:00 -0700

Hildegard of Bingen was one of the most remarkable figures of the Middle Ages. The abbess of a Benedictine convent, she ...

IOT: Philosophy of Solitude 19 Jun 14

Published Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:20:00 -0700

The state of being alone can arise for many different reasons: imprisonment, exile or personal choice. It can be prompted by ...

IOT: Robert Boyle 12 Jun 14

Published Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:40:00 -0700

Robert Boyle was a pioneering scientist and a founder member of the Royal Society. Born in Ireland in 1627, Boyle was one of ...