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The Conduct Science Podcast
66 minutes | 4 days ago
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, the boys have made it to episode 100! Join Mitch and Tom as they take a look back over the past 100 episodes that they have put out into the world. They start with how the podcast has evolved over time, looking at Tom's rather interesting outro and kick off into some topical news about freeing scientific information and storing data in bacteria. The boys talk about how they have coped with isolation during the pandemic with and without the podcast and take a look at their favourite moments and episodes! Make sure you stick around until the end to hear some previously never revealed outtakes of when Tom and Mitch have more than messed up while recording. A massive thank you to all of you from us both! Music: White Bat Audio
68 minutes | 11 days ago
Turing and Encryption
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they walk through the life of Alan Turing, world renouned mathematician and father of digital computing. The boys start hot out of the gates this week as they discuss how you can generate true random numbers... using DNA. Tom explores the life of Alan Turing and how he was so influential in changing the world to what it has become today looking into cryptography, digital computing and of course the Turing Test. Mitch takes us into the world of cryptography breakin it down very easily so even us muggles can understand what a fascinating world there is that keeps us safe! Remember to stay curious and join us next week for Episode 100! Music: White Bat Audio
65 minutes | 18 days ago
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they welcome in the new year and explore the science of it! No matter which way you celebrate you are sure to have a laugh with the boys on this one. They kick off the show with a new intro, some news about the current goings-on, and some factoids as per usual. But what about fireworks? Are countries thinking they are too damaging to the environment or should we keep them as a tradition? Mitch enlightens us on the topic of Chinese and Japanese traditions over their respective new year periods and Tom explores why most of us fail at keeping our New Year's resolutions! Will this year be different? Listen to find out! Music: White Bat Audio!
67 minutes | a month ago
The Science of Christmas
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom for the last time this year as they take a look at the science of Christmas! Where did it come from and where did it originate? How can we be more environmentally friendly this Christmas also? After some historical exploration behind the meaning of Christmas, the boys study the science of Santa! How does he get all around the world in one night and deliver all the presents? Does he use warp drives? Does he teleport? Does he clone himself which results in an Arctic based Santa Clause Hunger Games event? Find out the possible theories for how he knows which presents we all get and how he gets them to our houses! A very merry Christmas and happy holidays to every one of you! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
64 minutes | a month ago
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they explore the world of the paranormal! As per usual, the guys start out with some weekly news and then dive right into some facts. How many people believe ghosts and demons are real? It's more than you'd think! The boys recant their own experiences with ghosts and Mitch reveals the phantom hand that appeared in his bed, he then describes what exactly spirits are. The boys debate how you might go about hunting them and the true nature of the science behind all of the claims. Is there a scientific explanation? Lastly, Tom condenses some real-life experiences from people on Reddit check out r/Ghoststories for more! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
70 minutes | 2 months ago
The Meat Debate
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they talk about meat alternatives! Last week a new lab-grown chicken meat went on sale for the first time ever! To start the show, the boys discuss the new COVID vaccine and other topical news before diving into this weeks topic. How is lab meat made and will it have a positive effect on our environment or will meat-eaters prefer meat from animals instead? They debate and tackle important ethical standpoints such as vegetarianism and veganism and how these people might face the new kind of meat since it's exactly the same but no animal was killed to get it. Would you eat it? Let us know @conductscience, we'd love to hear from you! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
55 minutes | 2 months ago
This week on the Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they discuss earth! Not the whole planet but the dirt, soil, and rocks that are all around us! This marks the end of the somewhat silly avatar cycle for the boys and they round it out in true tangent fashion. They kick it off with some topical news and factoids before diving into what earth really is. Mitch tells us all about the spheres of the earth where they both walk us through the rock cycle. Tom squeezes in his long-awaited section on volcanoes and Mitch digs up some dirt tech. Also, specially featured is Mitch's world record attempt at the longest wind up to a pun within a single podcast. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
65 minutes | 2 months ago
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast join Mitch and Tom as they talk about water! What is water in the first place and why is this seemingly normal thing actually rather unique? Water has many strange properties but is it wet? Mitch illuminates us on what makes the oceans and how boats are able to float, be careful because it can be strange to think about! Tom brings talks about whales and what humans might expect if we were forced to evolve in water! Rounding out the show we discover how nanotechnology could help to provide millions with clean water! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
65 minutes | 2 months ago
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast join Mitch and Tom as they discuss air! It's all around us all of the time but do you really know that much about it?! The boys stay a bit more on track this week and talk about what air is in the first palce, what is air pressure, and how do planes fly? Tom takes us back through time and explores how a changing atmosphere drastically changed evolution. But what would happen if you were sucked into space? Into a vacuum? Come and debunk some myths and then find out about the latest vacuum technology: the Hyperloop! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
61 minutes | 2 months ago
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast the boys eventually talk about fire! Join them as they start in the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender and discuss what the new COVID vaccines. After the news, they explain what fire is made of, how it's created, and just how many KitKats you can get from your flames. Controlling fire turned the course of human history forever but why was it so influential and are we the only species to use it? Find out here! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
55 minutes | 3 months ago
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they explore the world of nanotechnology! What is nanotechnology in the first place and how is it viewed in the world by experts? What kind of science has gone into producing this new technology that could revolutionalise the human way of life? Tom explores the fields of nanomedicine and green nanotech and Mitch enlightens us on the world of microtechnology, the stuff we couldn't live without! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
41 minutes | 3 months ago
Dr. David Greenberg -The Science of Music
Today on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom are joined by social neuroscientist and musician Dr. David Greenberg! Join them as they discuss how Dr. Greenberg uses and researches music in conjuction with emotion and autism. How does music affect how we feel? Why does it affect us all individually? Can music really determine different personality traits? How did early humans use music and how did it evolce? And also find out how music therapy is changing the lives of millions around the world! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
49 minutes | 3 months ago
Dark Energy and Dark Matter
This week on the Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they try to navigate the universe of dark energy and dark matter! Tom tried to break down what dark energy is in the first place, do we even know? And why is it cauing the accelerated expansion of the universe? He has some theories but how wacky are they? Mitch introduces us to dark matter, what is it and how can we look for it? They then end the show looking at how humans will experience and expanding universe! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
64 minutes | 3 months ago
Virtual and Augmented Reality
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they explore the impossible and unlimited worlds of virtual and augmented reality! These upcoming technologies you may have heard of or most likely even experienced, but what are they really and how do they work? As virtual reality becomes more and more accessible, are we likely to see it in our every day lives? And if so, to what extent? VR is known for games but Mitch explains it's importance with mental health sufferers and Tom expands that into the wider medical field. Lastly the privacy issues that come with VR headsets. If you are interested or were thinking of getting a headset, you don't want to miss this! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
63 minutes | 3 months ago
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast join Mitch and Tom as they explorethe path of human evolution! Where did we come from and where are we going?Mitch takes you through the evolutionary timeline of human history from ourancestors in Africa to Homo erectus, Neanderthals, the "hobbits", and finally us.While Tom lays down some facts on these species and also explores how we are stillevolving and are in fact going through a rapid microevolution right now!
65 minutes | 4 months ago
Time: Perception and Travel
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom return to the topic of time! Join them as they explore some strange history facts that mess with our perception of time and as they try and break down exactly what time is. Mitch explains how our biological perception of time changes through our age and mental or physical state, while Tom explores the possibilities of time travel! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
66 minutes | 4 months ago
Water on Mars
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they explore Mars. With many tangents along the way, the boys explore what it makes Mars so alien to us and if they would visit it! They go through the history of robotic martian exploration discussing the successes and failures and what we learnt. How did humans go from thinking of the red planet as a desolate wasteland to a potential planet that harbours life in just 20 years? How did we discover water on Mars and what are we still finding? Find out here! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
65 minutes | 4 months ago
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast join Mitch and Tom as they explore antibiotics! What are they in the first place and why do they only effect bacteria? A rough ride in this episode with tangents here, there, and everywhere! But the boys pull through as they discuss the workings of bacteria and how antibiotics work. Later they debate the problem of antibiotic resistance and how we might be saved by the bacteriophage. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
61 minutes | 4 months ago
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast the boys discuss natural disasters! They discuss what are natural disasters in the first place and the different types seen around the world as well as debating whether coronavirus could also be considered one. Mitch spreads some light on the Californian Wildfires and the 1931 China flooding event while Tom dives into prehistoric natural disasters forming the planet as we know it today! If you are affected by any natural disasters check out our webpage for some helplines. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
25 minutes | 4 months ago
The Method Section: The Doomsday Clock
This week on The Method Section, Tom explores The Doomsday Clock! Although it sounds like something from a Lovecraftian horror story, it is in fact a very real tool updated each year. Listen in to find out who maintains it, why they do so, and how they decide where the clock hands should be placed! In a year of global catastrophe it provides an interesting perspective. Music: 失望した - EVA.
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