Some recent videos and podcast episodes I've enjoyed:
- New Scientist Podcast: Interview with Edward O. Wilson part 1 / 2
Celebrated biologist and author E. O. Wilson discusses his efforts to persuade the American evangelical community to join with scientists in preserving the world's biodiversity.
- Tech Nation Podcast: Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with David Quammen
about his new book The Reluctant Mr. Darwin. Quammen explains why Darwin kept his theory of evolution under wraps for twenty years, and how he came to publish it in such a hurry.
- Royal Society Podcast: Bill Bryson: A short history of nearly everything
A 2005 lecture by popular author Bill Bryson.
- Royal Society Podcast: Why creationism is wrong and evolution is right (iPod and iTunes only)
Steve Jones is as entertaining as ever, but I had hoped for something a bit more hard-hitting.
- BBC Radio 4 In Our Time: Alexander von Humboldt (Real Player™ eugh!)
The remarkable career of the Prussian naturalist who inspired Darwin.
- YouTube Video: Richard Dawkins on Stephen Colbert
Clip from some American comedy TV programme. Quite funny. Watch it before the copyright people take it down. [Thanks to Adam Turinas, FCD, for the tip-off.]