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Episode 180 – 29th March 2013

Was the internet really attacked this week? What did the big budget cuts mean for NASA? Why do Americans worship the constitution, and why is Lynx deodorant causing a right old stink? Plus highlights from our interviews at Royal Holloway Science Festival.



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Internet Under Attack? (1:48) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Andy Halsall)
NASA Sequestration (10:46) by Sandra Prow (ft Keith Cowing)
Lynx Cause A Stink (22:38) by James O’Malley (ft Kate Arkless Gray)
Constitutional Worship (32:10) by Salim Fadhley (ft Mike Seidman)
Royal Holloway Highlights (42:05) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Alan Gange and Rafael Yáñez)
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 161 – 9th November 2012

We speak to Pirate Party leader Loz Kaye about his party and author Stephen Trombley about his new book looking at the key figures in western philosophy. We also tackle censorship and law, dodgy Ofsted inspections, communicating the scientific method and how to make the perfect cheese toastie.



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The Pirate Party (2:18) by James O’Malley (ft party leader Loz Kaye!)
Ofsted & ACE (18:42) by Jonny Scaramanga
Censorship & UK Law (23:40) by Alex Fitch
50 Thinkers (34:16) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Stephen Trombley)
The Scientific Method (50:01) by Paul Hopwood
The Perfect Cheese Toastie (56:40) by Sarah Castor-Perry
The inbetween bits were researched by Blakeley Nixon & recorded by Alex Foster
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 128 – 23rd March 2012

We speak to IPCC climate scientist Michael E Mann, find out who won the Secularist of the Year award, try to build a space elevator and believe it not, have a story that’s vaguely about football. Don’t worry though – we’re not actually talking about sport.


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Secularist of the Year (2:33) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Peter Tatchell & Bideford councillor Clive Bone)
Religion in the legal system (13:410 by James O’Malley (ft David Allen Green)
How do atheists pray for someone? (19:52) by Georgia Gale Grant
The Hockey Stick & The Climate Wars (25:39) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Michael E Mann)
Space Elevators (38:24) by Sean Ellis
German Pirate Party (46:42) by Sven Rudloff
Gadget Lust (52:04) by Alex Fitch
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 2 – 25th September 2009


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Stories covered this week (timecode in brackets):
Lib Dem Party Conference (1:07) by Will Howells
Homeopathy Undercover (5:23) by Crispian Jago
Healthcare and cuts (15:26) by Simon Howard
The future of intellectual property (20:40) by Pete Hague
The BNP on Question Time (23:08) by Arthur Embleton
Babies (28:22) by Jim Dixon