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*"Desert Island Discs with a science twist” - *Science Mixtape explores the science and songs of exciting expert guests from the world of science. It's a mix of science news, views, and live ON AIR experiments, as well as the songs they love and why.From uplifting discoveries, to sobering facts, and the downright bizarre, science helps us better understand the world we live in, but also reminds us how little we know. Join us every other Saturday at 12pm for a fun and informative peak behind-the-scenes at a life in science.Curiosity never killed any cats. Well … maybe Schrodinger’s.Become a Patron!

Latest Episodes

100th Special (ft. Various)

Join us as we look back over some of our favourite bits from the last hundred episodes. Mixtape Earth, Wind & Fire - September New Order - Ceremony Nena - 99 Luftballons Tom Lehrer - The Elements Mumford & Sons - The Cave Frank Wilson - Do I Love You https://open.spotify.com/user/wombatbutt/playlist/5J5g2fEW7CG0t7DpwhKhlC?si=ScVjuYS1TPuHb6I6DpAMng

46 min2018 NOV 17
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100th Special (ft. Various)

Sci-Com Pol-Com Info-Bomb (ft. Nick Anstead)

This week we are joined by political scientist Nick Anstead from the London School of Economics. We talk about the political communication, how can we apply scientific methods to such a field and the effects of social media, twitter bots and their effect on elections. Mixtape 1) Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop 2)David Bowie - Life on Mars 3) Blur - Pop Scene 4) Jimmy Cliff - You Can Get it if You Really Want 5) John F Kennedy - Inauguration speech 6) Labi Siffre - It Must Be Love Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/wombatbutt/playlist/0gqskTY67zaB4OcvquOwpd?si=WbmvIXi0TX6Bom0Yqph7BQ

50 min2018 NOV 4
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Sci-Com Pol-Com Info-Bomb (ft. Nick Anstead)

Sharing Stem Cells (ft. Sophie Arthur)

This week we are joined by biologist Sophie Arthur who takes us through her PhD on stem cells and the work that she is doing to share her science with the world. Mixtape 1) Adele - When We Were Young 2) This is Me - Keala Settle (from The Greatest Showman) 3) As She's Walking Away - Zac Brown band feat Alan Jackson 4) Promises - Calvin harris feat Sam Smith 5) Tinie Tempah - Pass Out 6) The Cave - Mumford & sons

41 min2018 OCT 21
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Sharing Stem Cells (ft. Sophie Arthur)

Viking Bones (ft. Cat Jarman)

We dig up the past in this episode and find out what secrets our bones hide about the places we've been and the things we've done (or eaten). Cat Jarman talks Vikings, Rapa Nui and strontium isotopes all through a good head of Norwegian teeth, apparently. Mixtape 1) Micah P. Hinson - Beneath the rose 2) Imagine Dragons - Radioactive 3) Johnny Flynn - Detectorists 4) Jim Croce - Time in a bottle 5) Johnny Flynn feat. Laura Marling - Water 6) Birdy - Skinny Love

38 min2018 OCT 6
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Viking Bones (ft. Cat Jarman)

Animal Close Encounters (ft. Patrick Aryee)

This week we are joined by Patrick Aryee presenter, biologist and man of many animal encounters. Join us to hear a few of the best. Mixtape 1) Feelings - Shy FX 2) Lil Bebe - Danileigh 3) At Night (Peggy Gou’s Acid Journey Remix) - Shakedown & Peggy Gou 4) Don’t Hold Back (Touch) ft. Jeena G - Tee Vish 5) Man Don’t Care - JME & Giggs 6) In My Feelings – Drake

43 min2018 SEP 22
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Animal Close Encounters (ft. Patrick Aryee)

Science in Parliament (ft. Jack Miller)

Science eventually winds its way to the halls of Westminster, and one of the ways it gets there is through today's guest. Jack Miller is energy adviser for the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and in our show today he gives us an insight into the inner workings of POST. Order! Mixtape 1) Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves the Sunshine 2) Queens of the Stone Age - I Sat by the Ocean 3) Amerie - 1 Thing 4) Type O Negative - Love you to Death 5) UK Apache & Shy FX - Original Nuttah 6) Black Sabbath - War Pigs

42 min2018 JUL 29
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Science in Parliament (ft. Jack Miller)

Bee-haviour (ft. James Makinson)

This week we are talking about our furry little friends, bees. James Makinson is a researcher at Queen Mary University of London where he studies bees, their behaviour, communication and the odd waggle dance. We look at stingless, bumbles and the delicious honey making variety! Mixtape 1) Distant Sun – Crowded house 2) Robots – Flight of the Conchords 3) Grew on me – Tim Minchin 4) Creep – Richard Cheese 5) Common People – William Shatner 6) Thankyou (for loving me at my worst) – The Whitlams

44 min2018 JUN 30
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Bee-haviour (ft. James Makinson)

Historical Mixtape 1 (ft. various)

This week we have a different mixtape. This is an historical look back at some scientists of the past. We hear their words and then my choices for the songs. Mixtape 1) Venus & Adonis Prologue - John Blow 2) Messa di Gloria -Guiseppe Verdi 3) Życzenie G-dur op. 74 - Frederic Chopin 4) Serenade for Strings - Elgar 5) Let the people sing - Billy Scott-Coomber 6) Orange Juice - Richard Feynman 7) Partita For Violin Solo No.3 In E Major BWV 1006 - J. S. Bach

36 min2018 JUN 16
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Historical Mixtape 1 (ft. various)

Basic Basins (ft. Chris Jackson)

This week we talk geology and geophysics. Prof. Chris Jackson is and expert in sedimentary basins, that's the rock formation not the sink. We discover salt behaves like a liquid and even creates gigantic formations all over our planet. Mixtape 1) Bovine Public – The Cribs 2) Gabriel – Jo Goddard 3) Ill Manors – Plan B 4) Hounds of Love – Futureheads 5) Fools Gold - Stone Roses 6) Led Zeppelin – Black Dog

39 min2018 JUN 2
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Basic Basins (ft. Chris Jackson)

Neuromorphic Nanomaterials (ft. Jessamyn Fairfield)

“Imagine a world where materials can heal themselves and electronics are built to learn the way your brain does”. This is the world of Dr Jessamyn Fairfield, a fascinating realm of the super small which may underpin a revolution in how computers are designed. As the founder of Bright Club in Ireland, Jessamyn also shares her top tips for mixing science communication with comedy, and a little exercise to get your creative juices flowing. Mixtape: 1\. Tightrope by Janelle Monae 2\. Hysteria by Muse 3\. Overcome by Laura Mvula 4\. The Real Thing by Tune Yards 5\. Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) by K'naan, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC, Residente and Riz Ahmed 6\. Skwod by Nadia Rose

47 min2018 APR 23
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Neuromorphic Nanomaterials (ft. Jessamyn Fairfield)

Latest Episodes

100th Special (ft. Various)

Join us as we look back over some of our favourite bits from the last hundred episodes. Mixtape Earth, Wind & Fire - September New Order - Ceremony Nena - 99 Luftballons Tom Lehrer - The Elements Mumford & Sons - The Cave Frank Wilson - Do I Love You https://open.spotify.com/user/wombatbutt/playlist/5J5g2fEW7CG0t7DpwhKhlC?si=ScVjuYS1TPuHb6I6DpAMng

46 min2018 NOV 17
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100th Special (ft. Various)

Sci-Com Pol-Com Info-Bomb (ft. Nick Anstead)

This week we are joined by political scientist Nick Anstead from the London School of Economics. We talk about the political communication, how can we apply scientific methods to such a field and the effects of social media, twitter bots and their effect on elections. Mixtape 1) Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop 2)David Bowie - Life on Mars 3) Blur - Pop Scene 4) Jimmy Cliff - You Can Get it if You Really Want 5) John F Kennedy - Inauguration speech 6) Labi Siffre - It Must Be Love Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/wombatbutt/playlist/0gqskTY67zaB4OcvquOwpd?si=WbmvIXi0TX6Bom0Yqph7BQ

50 min2018 NOV 4
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Sci-Com Pol-Com Info-Bomb (ft. Nick Anstead)

Sharing Stem Cells (ft. Sophie Arthur)

This week we are joined by biologist Sophie Arthur who takes us through her PhD on stem cells and the work that she is doing to share her science with the world. Mixtape 1) Adele - When We Were Young 2) This is Me - Keala Settle (from The Greatest Showman) 3) As She's Walking Away - Zac Brown band feat Alan Jackson 4) Promises - Calvin harris feat Sam Smith 5) Tinie Tempah - Pass Out 6) The Cave - Mumford & sons

41 min2018 OCT 21
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Sharing Stem Cells (ft. Sophie Arthur)

Viking Bones (ft. Cat Jarman)

We dig up the past in this episode and find out what secrets our bones hide about the places we've been and the things we've done (or eaten). Cat Jarman talks Vikings, Rapa Nui and strontium isotopes all through a good head of Norwegian teeth, apparently. Mixtape 1) Micah P. Hinson - Beneath the rose 2) Imagine Dragons - Radioactive 3) Johnny Flynn - Detectorists 4) Jim Croce - Time in a bottle 5) Johnny Flynn feat. Laura Marling - Water 6) Birdy - Skinny Love

38 min2018 OCT 6
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Viking Bones (ft. Cat Jarman)

Animal Close Encounters (ft. Patrick Aryee)

This week we are joined by Patrick Aryee presenter, biologist and man of many animal encounters. Join us to hear a few of the best. Mixtape 1) Feelings - Shy FX 2) Lil Bebe - Danileigh 3) At Night (Peggy Gou’s Acid Journey Remix) - Shakedown & Peggy Gou 4) Don’t Hold Back (Touch) ft. Jeena G - Tee Vish 5) Man Don’t Care - JME & Giggs 6) In My Feelings – Drake

43 min2018 SEP 22
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Animal Close Encounters (ft. Patrick Aryee)

Science in Parliament (ft. Jack Miller)

Science eventually winds its way to the halls of Westminster, and one of the ways it gets there is through today's guest. Jack Miller is energy adviser for the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and in our show today he gives us an insight into the inner workings of POST. Order! Mixtape 1) Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves the Sunshine 2) Queens of the Stone Age - I Sat by the Ocean 3) Amerie - 1 Thing 4) Type O Negative - Love you to Death 5) UK Apache & Shy FX - Original Nuttah 6) Black Sabbath - War Pigs

42 min2018 JUL 29
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Science in Parliament (ft. Jack Miller)

Bee-haviour (ft. James Makinson)

This week we are talking about our furry little friends, bees. James Makinson is a researcher at Queen Mary University of London where he studies bees, their behaviour, communication and the odd waggle dance. We look at stingless, bumbles and the delicious honey making variety! Mixtape 1) Distant Sun – Crowded house 2) Robots – Flight of the Conchords 3) Grew on me – Tim Minchin 4) Creep – Richard Cheese 5) Common People – William Shatner 6) Thankyou (for loving me at my worst) – The Whitlams

44 min2018 JUN 30
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Bee-haviour (ft. James Makinson)

Historical Mixtape 1 (ft. various)

This week we have a different mixtape. This is an historical look back at some scientists of the past. We hear their words and then my choices for the songs. Mixtape 1) Venus & Adonis Prologue - John Blow 2) Messa di Gloria -Guiseppe Verdi 3) Życzenie G-dur op. 74 - Frederic Chopin 4) Serenade for Strings - Elgar 5) Let the people sing - Billy Scott-Coomber 6) Orange Juice - Richard Feynman 7) Partita For Violin Solo No.3 In E Major BWV 1006 - J. S. Bach

36 min2018 JUN 16
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Historical Mixtape 1 (ft. various)

Basic Basins (ft. Chris Jackson)

This week we talk geology and geophysics. Prof. Chris Jackson is and expert in sedimentary basins, that's the rock formation not the sink. We discover salt behaves like a liquid and even creates gigantic formations all over our planet. Mixtape 1) Bovine Public – The Cribs 2) Gabriel – Jo Goddard 3) Ill Manors – Plan B 4) Hounds of Love – Futureheads 5) Fools Gold - Stone Roses 6) Led Zeppelin – Black Dog

39 min2018 JUN 2
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Basic Basins (ft. Chris Jackson)

Neuromorphic Nanomaterials (ft. Jessamyn Fairfield)

“Imagine a world where materials can heal themselves and electronics are built to learn the way your brain does”. This is the world of Dr Jessamyn Fairfield, a fascinating realm of the super small which may underpin a revolution in how computers are designed. As the founder of Bright Club in Ireland, Jessamyn also shares her top tips for mixing science communication with comedy, and a little exercise to get your creative juices flowing. Mixtape: 1\. Tightrope by Janelle Monae 2\. Hysteria by Muse 3\. Overcome by Laura Mvula 4\. The Real Thing by Tune Yards 5\. Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) by K'naan, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC, Residente and Riz Ahmed 6\. Skwod by Nadia Rose

47 min2018 APR 23
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Neuromorphic Nanomaterials (ft. Jessamyn Fairfield)
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