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Named after Charles Babbage, a 19th-century polymath and grandfather of computing, Babbage is a weekly podcast on science and technology. Host Kenneth Cukier talks to our correspondents about the innovations, discoveries and gadgetry making the news. Published every Wednesday on Economist Radio.

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    • 4.8, 180 Ratings

Named after Charles Babbage, a 19th-century polymath and grandfather of computing, Babbage is a weekly podcast on science and technology. Host Kenneth Cukier talks to our correspondents about the innovations, discoveries and gadgetry making the news. Published every Wednesday on Economist Radio.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
180 Ratings

180 Ratings

andrew.conkling ,

Excellent science reporting

I have tried many science podcasts but this one is the best. It covers all manner of news in science & technology, and contains great reporting and/or interviews with the people involved. It's very informative and interesting, and somehow still only about 15 minutes long. Love it.

Chicharonnes ,

Excellent

I always learn something. The stories are engaging and easy to understand.

lingua203 ,

Current and informative

This podcast will keep uou up to date with current innovations.

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