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Episode 197 – 26th July 2013

This week we review the PRISM scandal, discover the science of sleep, assess a new drug and fight for what’s right in women’s cycling. Then to chill out afterwards we have a game of Chess 2 – the sequel to the popular ancient boardgame, Chess!



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PRISM (2:38) by Kate Russell
Material Science (16:02) by James O’Malley (ft Mark Miodownik)
Sleepy Science (20:40) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Debra Skene)
Polypill (30:08) by Adam Jacobs & Hayley Johnson
Women’s Cycling (42:36) by Emma Shiels
Chess 2: The Sequel (50:33) by Salim Fadhley (ft Zac Burns)
Iszi Lawrence (59:17) by Iszi Lawrence
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 196 – 19th July 2013

This week we find out if we’ll ever be able to get rid of our nuclear weapons, find out why chinese lanterns aren’t (necessarily) the worst thing in the world, and all about how golf still has a long way to go before it joins the 20th century. And much more!



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Trident Alternatives (2:08) by James O’Malley (ft Paul Ingram)
Elitist Housing (13:50) by Dawn Firth-Godbehere
Recycling Fires (20:29) by Claire Benson
NI Troubles (27:05) by Dr*T and Sean Ellis
Skepticamp London (29:55) by James O’Malley (ft Chris Higgins)
Sexism in Golf (34:42) by Sean Slater
Pod People (41:53) by Chris Chapman
SITP Roadshow (48:19) by Simon Clare
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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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 82 – 29th April 2011

We speak to Polly Toynbee and Natalie Haynes, James perhaps crosses the line with sexist remarks, we slag off David Cameron, Birthers, and trolls… and more!


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SETI RIP (2:13) by Sean Ellis
Calm Down Dear (7:07) by Liz Lutgendorff
Birthers (12:05) by Paul Day
Voltaire Lecture (19:17) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Natalie Haynes & Polly Toynbee)
Anonymous Hate Comments (31:04) by Tania Glyde
Skeptical About Children (36:31) by George Poles
Submarine Patents (43:31) by Salim Fadhley
Group Psychology (50:45) by Dean Burnett
Met Poetry (60:12) by James Firth

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