29/30 Astronomers in the past decade have tried to find other planets like Earth in the universe
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the epic Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf.
4/10 David Graeber considers how the world's religious texts include the language of debt.
3/5 Marrying in haste and soon repentful, Pearl Buck discovers that writing lets her escape.
28/30 How the use of infrared telescopes increased our understanding of distant planets.
3/10 David Graeber examines the centrality of debt to the origin of money.
2/5 Pearl Buck's missionary family face violence and famine in early 20th-century China.
27/30 Heather Couper looks at research that shows stars are like controlled nuclear explosions.
How politics was played out through drama at the court of Elizabeth.
2/10 David Graeber asks what debt actually is. It is not as simple as one might think.
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