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Bach, the Universe & Everything

Bach, the Universe & Everything

Author: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

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A new podcast from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, featuring Bach's cosmic music and fascinating talks from leading scientists, taken from our series of the same name at Kings Place.

In partnership with the Institute of Physics.

https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/bach-the-universe-and-everything/
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The fourth episode of our new podcast Bach, the Universe & Everything, featuring Bach's cosmic music and talks from leading scientists taken from our series of the same name at Kings Place.Is there life on other worlds? Science is getting closer to finding an answer. David Waltham closes our season with a look at the latest research in astrobiology - the search for extraterrestrial life.In partnership with the Institute of Physics.kingsplace.co.uk/btuae
The Mystery of 'Oumuamua

The Mystery of 'Oumuamua

2019-02-2200:21:00

The third episode of our new podcast Bach, the Universe & Everything, featuring Bach's cosmic music and talks from leading scientists taken from our series of the same name at Kings Place.In 2017, scientists discovered 'Oumuamua, the first known interstellar object to pass through our solar system. What is it? Where did it come from? Professor Alan Fitzsimmons led the first team to try and find the answers. We also hear a movement from a cantata Bach wrote for New Year's Day in 1725.In partnership with the Institute of Physics.kingsplace.co.uk/btuae
The second episode of our new podcast Bach, the Universe & Everything, featuring Bach's cosmic music and talks from leading scientists taken from our series of the same name at Kings Place.BBC's Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE joins us to explore her fascinating career in engineering for space, and explains why we should dare to have crazy dreams. Hear a movement from Bach's Cantata BWV 64, and a reading of Rolf Jacobsen's otherworldly poem, Skylab.In partnership with the Institute of Physics.kingsplace.co.uk/btuae
Worlds Beyond

Worlds Beyond

2018-12-1000:20:53

Here's the first episode in our new podcast Bach, the Universe & Everything, featuring Bach's cosmic music and talks from leading scientists from our series of the same name at Kings Place.Professor Suzanne Aigrain discusses her research into the worlds beyond our solar system, the OAE perform a Bach cantata about facing death, and we hear a reading from Lucretius' poem On The Nature of Things.
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