A Piece of String
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The podcast that brings together comedians and scientific minds to answer the biggest of all questions, ever. Each person brings a question. Someone secretly has an answer. Before each answer is revealed, the cast try to figure it out...
||Clean15. How Long Is A Gorilla's Pet Dog?||James Hay, Josie, Matthew and special guest Paul Stubley discuss Clever Hans the maths horse, not chomping, and laser guided udder seekers.||4 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14. How Long Is An Elizabethan Cat?||Matthew, James Wells, Josie and special guest James Hartley discuss ‘no-hands!’ surgery, last place blue, brown bread ice cream, and wine-glugging parrots.||21 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13. How Long Is A Slug In A Gun?||Josie, Matthew, James Wells and special guest James Hartley discuss being like Mario, living underwater in a shopping centre, and death by jiggling.||7 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11. How Long Is Riding A Plane To Safety?||James, Fran, Matthew and Tom discuss hangover causes and flying cats, with Fran speaking some Spanish thrown in. Warning: if you’re a nervous flier, this episode discusses plane crashes.||15 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12. How Long Is A Thirsty Fish?||Tom, Matthew, Fran and James discuss forgetting names, swim bladders, which dog breed they each look like, and belly buttons.||2 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10. How Long Is A Hole At The Pole?||Fran, James, Sophie and Matthew discuss albino zoos, rich people living on the inside of the earth, wolf packs and countless existential crises.||20 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9. How Long Is A Democratic Dog Sneeze?||Matthew, Josie, Sophie and James discuss betraying your mates, 50 First Dates, mini-blink-sleeps, and Beyoncé loving whales.||5 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8. How Long Is An Immigration Official On A Slide?||Sophie, James, Matthew and Josie discuss sneaky dolphins, building stars, the truth about how healthy it is to drink coffee, and high speed space junk.||22 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7. How Long Is A Pair Of Leopard's Sunglasses?||Josie, Matthew, James and Sophie discuss wailing loads, ‘Is it a bird or is it a train?', horrendously un-relaxing experiences, and Sophie letting her shady bucket list slip.||8 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6. How Long Is A Sweaty Platypus?||James, Sophie, Josie and Matthew discuss elephants that paint, sweating sunscreen, knee pits, and Josie giving Matthew's videos the cold shoulder.||19 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5. How Long Is A Tin Can In The Antarctic?||Matthew, Josie, Sophie and James discuss bee battle cries, stripping stars, Ice 7, and crying on the tube.||3 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4. How Long Is Pure Thyme?||Sophie, Matthew, James and Josie discuss happy Denmark, chopping a water bear in half, rollerskating dogs, and the ballooniverse.||20 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3. How Long Is A Self-Cloning Crayfish?||James, Sophie, Josie and Matt talk about powerful smarties, naughty beings in the sky, using lasers to spy on conversations, and 2003.||6 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2. How Long Is A Language Made of Colours?||Josie, James, Matt and Sophie talk about reading two books at once, the pursuit of many legs, sardine milk, and supermarket musicals.||6 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1. How Long Is A Zero-Gravity Worm?||Matt, Fran, Josie and James talk about dirty soap, eating your tail, fancy pink salt, and lonely whales.||6 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Punny and funny!
These people are really great at making a complicated topic into something digestible! Love it, have subscribed.
Funny, educational and all round great podcast! Not just for scientists- the authors explain the everything in terms understandable to all. So many topics are covered in each episode, along with random facts flown into conversation throughout the show. Guaranteed you’ll learn so many new things in the podcast and have a good laugh too!
Great SciComm podcast!
A wonderfully refreshing science podcast. Injected with humour and information. This podcast has it all!