Welcome to episode 5 of The Strange Quark. In this episode we talk to neuroscientists Dr Kevin Mitchell (Trinity College Dublin), Dr David Delany (Waterford Institute of Technology) and Dr Richard Roche (Maynooth University). We talk about the scientific implausibilities contained in the movies Lucy and Limitless as well as the real science behind augmented cognition and super intelligence. Kevin, David and Richard discuss the various ways it is possible to boost memory, reasoning,...
The Strange Quark Episode 4 - The ParaCox Improv Collective aka What is the deal with atoms?
Episode 4 of The Strange Quark sees Marie, Wayne and Joe talk all about science and comedy. Joining them is special guest Dr Jessamyn Fairfield, a postdoctoral researcher and improv comedian with Bright Club Dublin and Dublin improv collective Not The Eyes!. Jessamyn tells us why improv is good for scientists and explains what Bright Club Dublin is. She also demonstrates some impressive improv with Joe at the end of the podcast. Before this we all have a good natter about The Big Bang...
Episode 2 - Space Rocket In Flight
Episode 2 - Space Rocket In Flight by The Strange Quark team