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Spectrum: World of Science & Technology ~ from DW

Series produced by DW ~ Deutsche Welle

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Spectrum - the fascinating world of science and technology... Deutsche Welle's 30-minute weekly magazine with developments in the fields of science and technology. Each week on Spectrum our international team of reporters examine how new developments are changing our lives.

Spectrum is a half-hour weekly with developments in the fields of science and technology. From advances that will change our lives to offbeat oddities, our team of reporters around the world keeps you up to date in today's every changing world. We'll look at what's going on inside the lab, and we'll explore how institutions and individuals are shaping the future, and discoveries you probably never heard about. Be the first to learn about innovations, and discover the meaning of research in everyday life. It's the full Spectrum!


45 Pieces

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On the road... Could wood reshape the auto industry? Researchers in Austria hope so. They want to see wood replace steel and plastic parts. Plus, w...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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An end to daylight savings time in Europe? / Why Germany doesn't have an opioid crisis / Coffee more environmentally friendly / Presented by Conor ...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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it’s all about insects. Well, flying insects, and how they’re dying off. A small group of scientists has been collecting data over the past 30 year...

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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How a cosmic smash 130 million years ago has altered the way we understand the universe / Two teeth that may force us to rewrite the story of the h...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Find out the secrets to making raw milk cheese / Many experts are worried that Germany's horse chestnut trees will disappear – permanently / Underg...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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A digital "ticket" inside your hand in Sweden / Taxi surveillance in Istanbul / An orbiting lunar base / Medicines pulled from shelves / Presented ...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Physics Nobel Prize for the discovery of Gravitational Waves: Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rainer Weiss have been announced as the winners of the ...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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With recent hurricanes leaving parts of the US and Latin America reeling, we look to the Dutch. Over one fifth of the Netherlands is below sea leve...

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Living and dealing with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and the disorders that occur when mothers drink during pregnancy. Presented by Gabriel Borrud

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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A zebra finch speaks its mind / Laser beams below Hamburg / Undersea sociopath / Earth without the hurricanes / Changing lives by slicing brains / ...

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Technology gets blamed for many things - from causing obesity, to a reduction in our ability to communicate with each other, but could it also be l...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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It's all about artificial intelligence: The rise of our machine overlords. What's going to happen? When's it going to happen? Or has it already hap...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Those who have experienced an extraordinary event like an eclipse say it's the most amazing thing they’ve ever seen. The total eclipse of the sun w...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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Research underway in Austria aims to move wood up a notch or two in the auto industry. The hope is that wood will replace many steel and plastic pa...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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Take a look at the life and times of German-born physicist Albert Einstein. It's not all E = MC². Presented by Jessie Wingard

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 30:02
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Across myriad cultures, human beings can tell when wild animals are upset, what does this mean? / Why the western world is half the man it used to ...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Thousands of people die yearly as a result of illegal drugs. The basis for the majority of these deaths is addiction, and this week’s show will loo...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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All about water – in various forms. Do it like the Japanese and relax in Hot Springs / A cool experience of swimming in one of Germany's many lakes...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Python, Viper, Anaconda & Company... Visit the Drachenwelt Reptile Park and the Everglades, meet the "snake man", and hear about spine tingling sna...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Caught in the web of one of the most ravenous, terrifying, adaptive, and under-studied creatures in the world - spiders. Hear about what they eat, ...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5