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Instant Genius

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Whether you’re curious about getting healthy, the Big Bang or the science of cooking, find out everything you need to know in under 30 minutes with Instant Genius. The team behind BBC Science Focus Magazine talk to world-leading experts to bring you a bite-sized masterclass on a new subject each week. New episodes are released every Monday and Friday and you can subscribe to Instant Genius on Apple Podcasts to access all new episodes ad-free and all old episodes of Instant Genius Extra.


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4.3 out of 5 stars from 257 ratings
  • Always fascinating,interesting and creative

    I’ve just finished listening to a professor talk about snakes. It was so fascinating to listen to him talk about what snakes do for the environment and how different species are much-needed in nature. more

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    Canada9 months ago
  • Absolutely dreadful audio quality and as for that intro with that loud music over a weak voice!! more

    Podcast Addict
    a year ago
  • Absolutely dreadful audio quality and as for that intro with that loud music over a weak voice!! more

    Podcast Addict
    a year ago
  • Awesome podcast! (Would recommend)

    Love this podcast ❤️❤️❤️

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Instant Genius launched 6 years ago and published 452 episodes to date. You can find more information about this podcast including rankings, audience demographics and engagement in our podcast database.

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