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Episode 214 – 22nd November 2013

A big show this week as we speak to the man behind a new documentary on whales in captivity, find out why scientists should be on Question Time, from the man who running a petition about it, look at some crazy JFK conspiracy theories and much more!



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Blackfish (1:28) by Sandra Prow (ft Jeffrey Ventre)
Question Time Scientists (26:46) by Martin Robbins
JFK Conspiracy Theories (31:33) by Blakeley Nixon
Canadian Mayors (38:25) by Ian Bushfield
Abu Dhabi Science Festival (43:18) by Julie Gould
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 211 – 1st November 2013

This week we find out what happened at Mozfest (and speak to the director of the Mozilla foundation!), figure out the truth about pirates – as well as discover what’s going to be happening at QED and why religion became so popular.



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Mozfest (1:40) by Julie Gould (ft Mark Surman & Kaitlin Thaney)
Pirates (12:48) by Chris Chapman
QED Plug (19:20) by James O’Malley (ft Marsh)
History of Religion (27:35) by James O’Malley (ft Matthew Kneale)
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 207 – 4th October 2013

This week Liz speaks to Dr Helen Czerski about women and technology, and Marcus Chown about his new book, which is about *everything*. We also cover the US shutdown, a new club for female professionals and find out why about some fossils that are currently under threat.



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Ada Lovelace Day 2013 (2:30) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Dr Helen Czerski)
Leicester Fossil Threat (17:04) by Kash Farooq (ft Dr Roger Mason)
US Shutdown (28:53) by Dave Landon Cole
Marcus Chown Interview (38:03) by Liz Lutgendorff
The Other Club (48:15) by Dawn Firth-Godbehere (ft Joy Lo Dico & Katie Glass)
Over The Air (54:42) by Julie Gould
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

Correction: In the show, we stated that the big Ada Lovelace Day event is at the ICE – it isn’t. It’s actually at Imperial College London. More info here.

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Episode 192 – 21st June 2013

This week we talk DNA patents, apps that claim to cure homosexuality, and whether Man of Steel has a religious message. Plus we speak to Girl With A One Track Mind Zoe Margolis and singer/songwriter Shelley Segal.



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DNA Patents (1:39) by Julie Gould
Zoe Margolis Interview (12:24) by Liz Lutgendorff
Shelley Segal Interview (24:15) by Chris Hofstader
Friday I’m In Love (With Men) – The Gay Cure App (32:09) by Tom Morris
Lets Talk About Sacks (43:43) by Sam Burns
Man of Steel (51:07) by Alex Fitch
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 191 – 14th June 2013

This week we speak to pro-vaccine hero Dr Paul Offit about his new book, discover what they were protesting about at Bilderberg, ask pertinent questions about the Mid-Staffordshire Hospital investigation, and discover the science behind cosmetics.



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Paul Offit Interview (1:49) by Liz Lutgendorff
Bilderberg Protests (18:28) by Rob Brotherton & Mike Wood
MidStaffs (38:41) by Drew Rae
Girl On The Net (45:49) by Sean Ellis
Beauty By The Geeks (51:06) by Julie Gould
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 189 – 31st May 2013

This week we talk fanfiction, fascism and internships! And.. er… fecal transplants. Plus James does a report for the first time ever!



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Fascism and Racism, Then and Now (1:53) by Victoria Stiles
Humanist Marriage Update (8:44) by Dawn Firth-Godbehere
Internships and Slavery (12:46) by Alex Brown
Fanfiction and Kindle Worlds (22:42) by James O’Malley (ft Kate Keen & Tanya Brown)
Fecal Transplants (32:37) by Julie Gould (ft Mary Roach)
Geek Stereotypes (38:01) by Tom Hodden
Platform Hegemony (45:05) by James O’Malley
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

Episode 186 – 10th May 2013

This week is a bit of an accidental Sky at Night special: we look at the death of the Herschel space telescope with Chris North, and Carl has been speaking to Jon Culshaw and friends & colleagues of Sir Patrick Moore. We also speak to evolutionary biologist Marlene Zuk about her new book, Paleofantasy, find out about the potential dangers of e-cigarettes and unpaid internships, and discover a new citizen science project.



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Herschel RIP (1:54) by Kash Farooq (ft Chris North)
Paleofantasy (13:08) by Dave Cole (ft Marlene Zuk)
Patrick Mem-Moore-ial (26:00) by Carl Hutchinson (ft Jon Culshaw, Bill Leatherbarrow, John Mason, Keaton Stone & Paul Abel)
Dangerous E-Cigarettes (38:40) by Hayley Johnson
Space Warps! (45:34) by Julie Gould (ft Phil Marshall)
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 185 – 3rd May 2013

Liz speaks to the creators of a videogame that taught the pirates a lesson, James looks at North Korea and Bob explains why 84 bloggers in Bangladesh are being threatened – and much more!



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Game Dev Tycoon Piracy Ruse (1:47) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Patrick Klug, the game’s creator!)
Should we worry about North Korea? (11:58) by James O’Malley (ft Alistair Coleman)
Bangladeshi Bloggers (19:46) by Bob Churchill
Synthetic Biology & Design Implications (26:06) by Julie Gould (ft David Benque)
Women on Banknotes (35:06) by Marianne Baker
Pythagorean Cabaret (41:59) by Dean Burnett

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