Little Atoms

In the particle of me that cares for this, I betrayed those little atoms with a kiss



An extra second has been added to the day on 30 June. Vincent Meens of the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiale explains why

"This is a thoughtful site ... Lots to provoke intelligent discussion" - Fergal Keane

"Quickly become essential reading" - Nick Cohen

The Little Atoms radio show launched on London's Resonance FM in 2005.  Ten years on, after a decade of interviews with some of the most interesting voices in politics, literature, science, art and comedy, Little Atoms has branched out with a new online publication dedicated to intelligent, accessible writing and interviews on everything from deism to design.

Mali, Bali, Glastonbury, Banksy: the best of this week's Little Atoms

Film & Music

A new film reveals that since 2011, £45 million has been spent on new programmes with “a military ethos” in schools

Punching David Cameron, Islam in Naples, why life is the way it is and rare video of the first Bloomsday

Magna Carta, Jesse Armstrong, Turkey, album gigs, work, blood relatives and yogurt

Kidneys, Kazakhstan, Hizb ut-Tahrir and why we need a new Magna Carta

Events, dear boy, eco-feminism, Hezbollah, and George Orwell. Where else would you get it but Little Atoms?


A day of history, politics, art, poetry and music for just £5

Eurovision history, marriage equality, an ode to Balustrade Lanyard, hemp pizza, a personal insight into dementia and half-price tickets for a fascinating new theatre production