Stupid Questions for Scientists
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A brilliantly entertaining podcast hosted by Dr Michelle Dickinson that brings together top comedians and scientists in a show for grown-ups.
||Clean9: Can researching the past help us build for our future?||Dr Iain White and Andre King join host Dr Michelle Dickinson to talk about the future of our cities in an ever-changing landscape. Should we build for the future knowing how likely natural disasters may become or continue to grow where the dangers are.||14 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: Is global warming good for summer swimming?||Dr Craig Stevens and Nick Rado join host Dr Michelle Dickinson to talk about how scientists use robots to measure changes in our oceans, what type of ice researchers put in their drinks, and what the consequences of warmer oceans could be on our planet.||7 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: Are viruses indiscriminate mass murderers or trainable ninjas?||Viruses, are they mass murderers trained to kill other living organisms, or can you train them to only target certain enemies? Senior Lecturer in Dr Heather Hendrickson joins comedian and presenter Dai Henwood to discuss the role of viruses with host .||30 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: Can you use maths to win the lottery?||Can you use mathematics to win the lottery? Senior Lecturer in mathematical sciences Dr Robin Hankin joins actress and presenter Jaquie Brown to discuss maths and statistics with host Dr Michelle Dickinson.||23 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Can eating fat make you skinny?||Professor Grant Schofield and comedian Robin Ince join host Dr Michelle Dickinson for a fascinating and entertaining discussion about how going against the norm by eating fat and limiting carbohydrates can reduce levels of obesity,||16 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Medicinal cannabis, what is it, does it work and could it be dangerous?||Medicinal cannabis is a hot topic, having been legalised in some areas but not others the debate is ongoing. So what is cannabis, how can it be taken and what is it’s effect on the brain. Cannabinoid researcher Associate Professor Michelle Glass an.||9 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Where on Earth are all the Aliens?||Astrobiologist Professor Steve Pointing and comedian Ben Hurley join host Dr Michelle Dickinson for a fascinating and entertaining discussion about aliens, what are they, how do we research them, will we find them soon and what could they look like?||2 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: What’s scarier – Bacteria or Viruses?||Microbiologist Dr Siouxsie Wiles and comedian Jeremy Elwood join host Dr Michelle Dickinson for a frighteningly entertaining discussion on infectious diseases spread by viruses and bacteria that will send you running to scrub your hands after listening.||26 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Are Humans Really the Smartest Animals?||Comedian Jeremy Corbett and scientist Dr Alex Taylor join host Dr Michelle Dickinson for an entertaining discussion on intelligence. Where do different animals sit in the smartness stakes – including crows, dogs, dolphins, elephants and humans?||19 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Smart, energetic and v v funny
Great addition to the sciencey podcast world. Loved the first ep - looking forward to hearing the next 'Stupid Questions'!
Ridiculously funny and IQ building
I laughed all the way through and learned a few things as well!
LEARNING AND LAUGHING AT THE SAME TIME!
This is my new fav podcast! More Please.
- Category: Natural Sciences
- Language: English
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