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Join Simon Foster and Chris Scott as they talk about recent science stories in a light-hearted attempt to understand the world a little better.

Join Simon Foster and Chris Scott as they talk about recent science stories in a light-hearted attempt to understand the world a little better.
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United Kingdom

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Join Simon Foster and Chris Scott as they talk about recent science stories in a light-hearted attempt to understand the world a little better.

Twitter:

@SLScience

Language:

English


Episodes

Sounds Like Science - Episode 27

11/1/2017
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In this episode Simon and Chris discuss climate change (again), the death of the dinosaurs (again) and how Viking squirrels are thought to have spread leprosy throughout medieval Europe. They also find time to talk about new exoplanet discoveries and a mysterious asteroid visiting from another solar system. @SLScience

Duration: 00:27:25


Sounds Like Science - Episode 26

9/7/2017
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In this episode Chris and Simon discuss the US eclipse, hurricane Harvey and a new cancer treatment then marvel at birds migrating by smell, a close approach from asteroid Florence and a new stunning image of a nearby star.

Duration: 00:33:01


Sounds Like Science - Episode 25

8/12/2017
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In this Episode, Simon and Chris discuss planetary protection, the upcoming solar eclipse, pigs and penguins. @SLScience

Duration: 00:25:44


Sounds Like Science - Episode 24

8/4/2017
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In this episode Simon and Chris discuss the search for life around Saturn, a possible exo-moon, the humble cow's amazing immune system and how half of us may have come from a galaxy far, far away (that'll be Simon then). @SLScience

Duration: 00:24:26


Sounds Like Science - Episode 23

7/17/2017
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This week Simon and Chris look to a brighter future through coffee drinking, quantum teleportation and nuclear fusion. @SLScience

Duration: 00:30:04


Sounds Like Science - Episode 22

5/31/2017
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This week Simon & Chris discuss making blood, 3D printing body parts, dinosaurs and hedges. @SLScience

Duration: 00:24:25


Sounds Like Science - Episode 21

4/24/2017
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In Episode 21 Simon and Chris discuss diet sodas, Space-X, a coal-free day in the UK, Alien life and negative mass. @SLScience

Duration: 00:24:39


Sounds Like Science - Episode 20

4/9/2017
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This week Simon and Chris discuss photographing a black hole, measuring exo-planetary atmospheres, an ice-age Brexit, graphene water filters and how to dangle a building from an Earth-orbiting asteroid. @SLScience

Duration: 00:26:19


Sounds Like Science - Episode 19

3/17/2017
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This week Simon and Chris get excited by a potential new space race, marvel at discoveries made about the human race, are amazed about lie detection and are intrigued by fossils.

Duration: 00:20:33


Sounds Like Science - Episode 18

3/3/2017
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In this Episode, Simon and Chris are excited by Elon Musk's lunar ambition, amazed by advances in cryogenic organ preservation, intrigued by the potential benefits of hibernation for cancer care and spaceflight and generally astonished by the recent discovery of seven Earth-line exoplanets

Duration: 00:22:30


Sounds Like Science - Episode 17

1/22/2017
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This week Simon & Chris discuss Gene Cernan, A planetary atmospheric wave on Venus, programming babies, stem-cell dentistry and the evacuation of an Antarctic base

Duration: 00:25:37


Sounds Like Science - Episode 2

12/28/2016
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In this episode, Simon and Chris discuss; prehistoric man, Tim Peake, The global temperature spiral, fireball and a potential UK spaceport

Duration: 00:29:32


Sounds Like Science - Episode 15

11/25/2016
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This week Simon & Chris discuss the science of cryogenics, gene-editing, the remarkable genetics of the Ginko tree and rummage through a 17th century latrine @SLScience

Duration: 00:28:58


Sounds Like Science - Episode 12

10/15/2016
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This week Simon and Chris discuss limits to human lifespan, DNA-stealing viruses and, of course, dinosaurs and space

Duration: 00:22:09


Sounds Like Science - Episode 11

9/28/2016
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In Episode 11 Chris and Simon discuss Elon Musk's mission to Mars, prehistoric ostrich eggs and the impending first human head transplant.

Duration: 00:20:25


Sounds Like Science - Episode 9

8/24/2016
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In Episode 9 of Sounds Like Science, Simon and Chris discuss China's new Quantum Satellite, prehistoric wardrobes, shark dating and much more...

Duration: 00:23:30


Sounds Like Science - Episode 8

8/9/2016
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This week, Simon and Chris discuss Mammoth Extinction, new climate change records, why is Jupiter so hot? and the first privately-funded lunar mission - Moon Express.

Duration: 00:28:45


Sounds Like Science Episode 4

6/8/2016
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Join Prof Chris Scott and Dr Simon Foster as they discuss the latest science stories. This episode, Tutankhamun's meteoric dagger, the expansion of the universe and snail brains.

Duration: 00:20:48


Sounds Like Science Episode 3

5/29/2016
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Join Professor Chris Scott and Dr Simon Foster as they discuss drilling at Chicxulub, inflating a room on the international space station, Martian Tsunamis and quantum computing.

Duration: 00:30:28