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Episodes

What is an "Apocalypse" anyway?!

8/10/2018
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With Rory away in Edinburgh, we take a mini-break for August with a mini-sode about how to define an 'apocalypse', a 'doomsday', and a 'bonus episode'. Features an exciting announcement about the next few episodes AND some bonus bloopers. Apocalypse How?! (@apocapod) is the podcast where a scientist and a comedian discuss plausible end-of-the-world scenarios. SUBSCRIBE NOW! (before it's too late)

Duration:00:18:27

8: The More The Merrier! (Overpopulation)

7/25/2018
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We tackle the contentious ‘issue’ of overpopulation, covering Malthuss, Carrying Capacity, and Danny/Dani Dyer. Plus some Birth Rate Maths in which Rory takes so long to work out how many babies are born per minute that we had to play that part sped up. And James introduces ‘Apopulate!’, the population guessing game that is bound to have its own TV series one day. Apocalypse How?! is the podcast where on scientist and one comedian discuss end-of-the-world scenarios. SUBSCRIBE NOW! (before...

Duration:00:52:59

7: Bring On The Pasta People! (Synthetic Biology)

7/12/2018
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Synthetic Biology can be dangerous, can be fun. Rory and James navigate the world of Genetic Modification, engineering pandemics, and Avocados. Plus, as it’s such a scorching day, we record literally on top of the boat. Expect lovely birdsong, the occasional cyclist, and also a party boat that drives by at the end. *Contains at least 3 World Cup references that are out of date and at least 3 Brexit that (sadly) aren’t. Listen to some of the Nuclear War music mentioned HERE:...

Duration:00:57:42

BONUS: End-of-the-World-Cup Scenarios

7/5/2018
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The tables have turned! Rory, football enthusiast, explains recent World Cup events to James, who knows nothing about it. How will he fare in the party booth? A special 15 minute bonus in honour of it coming home.* *recorded before the quarter-final stage so this could well look embarrassing soon Apocalypse How?! is normally the podcast where one scientist and one comedian discuss scientifically plausible end-of-the-world scenarios. SUBSCRIBE now for more episodes on that topic coming soon!

Duration:00:16:32

6: Trump! (Nuclear War)

6/29/2018
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Rory and James finally tackle an issue that, depressingly, is topical. We cover the historic (?) summit between Kim Jong-Un and Leader of the Free World, Donald Trump. Plus Fusion/Fission, Mutually Assured Destruction, Jeremy Corbyn, and Homer Simpson. And we discuss the ever brilliant film Dr Strangelove, or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Apocalypse How?! Podcast. BIZARRE MOOD VIDEO TRUMP PLAYED TO KIM JONG-UN:...

Duration:00:50:08

6: Trump (Nuclear War)

6/29/2018
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Rory and James finally tackle an issue that, depressingly, is topical. We cover the historic (?) summit between Kim Jong-Un and Leader of the Free World, Donald Trump. Plus Fusion/Fission, Mutually Assured Destruction, Jeremy Corbyn, and Homer Simpson. And we discuss the ever brilliant film Dr Strangelove, or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Apocalypse How Podcast. BIZARRE MOOD VIDEO TRUMP PLAYED TO KIM JONG-UN:...

Duration:00:52:58