Brady Haran Biography
(Video Journalist, Documentary Filmmaker, Podcaster)
Birthday: June 18, 1976 (Gemini)
Born In: Adelaide, Australia
Brady Haran is a former BBC journalist from Australia best known for his educational videos made for BBC News and subsequently for his own YouTube channels, after he became an independent filmmaker. Starting with his pet project on science stories, called ‘Test Tube’, he now has a number of YouTube channels and blog websites under his belt, for which he often collaborates with scientists and renowned academics. In September 2007, he started the series 'Periodic Videos', one of his most popular projects, which is presented by professors from the University of Nottingham and features videos on chemical elements and the periodic table. Among his other projects, 'Sixty Symbols' focuses on symbols of physics and astronomy; 'Numberphile' is about mathematical numbers; 'Objectivity', which he himself hosts, talks about "cool objects". Since 2014, he is co-hosting the podcast show 'Hello Internet' with another educational content creator CGP Grey. The podcast became very successful and topped the iTunes podcast chart in the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, Canada, and Australia. It was featured on Apple's list of best new podcasts of 2014 and was named among 50 best podcasts of 2016 by 'The Guardian'.