Archive for November 2017

Season 7 Episode 5: Tales From the Grave with author, embalmer & funeral director Caleb Wilde

November 29, 2017 @ 6:14 am

In this episode Wade & Byrne discuss with author, embalmer and funeral director Caleb Wilde about what happens to a body after it dies. The guys discuss the embalming process and how one goes about 'preparing' a body, as well as some complications that may occur.

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Season 7 Episode 4: Skepticon 2017 LIVE with Cara Santa Maria

November 22, 2017 @ 7:00 am

In this episode Byrne and Wade are live at Skepticon 2017 with Cara Santa Maria. The panel discuss when skepticism can become denialism, how the digital age has changed the way we interpret the news and all the usual laughs and jokes along the way.

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Season 7 Episode 3: Let’s Talk Science, Comedy, and Penis Jokes with Robin Ince

November 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

Byrne & Wade catch up with the faster, smarter more evolved co-host of the Infinite Monkey Cage- Robin Ince. The guys talk with Robin abouthis latest tour, the possibilty of Professor Brian Cox being a reptile, the importance of comedy and science, and the penis trade?

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Season 7 Episode 2: Quantum Computing for Babies with physicist & author Dr Chris Ferrie

November 2, 2017 @ 10:07 pm

In this episode, Byrne and Wade meet with quantum physicist and children's book author Dr Chris Ferrie. The guys discuss how one goes about writing a kid's book on such complex scientific principles. They also discuss the misconceptions that the public have about quantum mechanics, and just how a quantum computer works. 

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Season 7 Episode 1: Karl, The Universe and Sci-gasm

November 1, 2017 @ 6:57 am

In this episode, Dr Karl takes Byrne and Wade on a journey of Science like only Dr Karl knows how. They explore the stories and ideas from his new book "Karl, The Universe and Everything", from fooling Nazis with Science to the challenges we face in the modern world. Hold on as the guys jump all over the scientific spectrum with a national living treasure.

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