The Conduct Science Podcast

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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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This week on The Conduct Scince Podcast Mitch and Tom discuss the Moon! what is the moon made of is it really delicious cheese or something that causes problems to astronauts? The boys discuss the various theories of lunar formation, how did we gain this natural satellite? What do conspiracy theorists make of the moon? And how exactly will moon colonisation work? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast Tom returns to join Mitch as they discuss simulation theory! Is it a completely theoretical stipulation or are you living in a simulated world right now? The boys discuss the ins and outs of simulation theory including the assumptions that need to be met if its real and the implication this has on our lives. Is there proof for its existence or do we understand too little about  the universe to decide? And if it were you would you take the red or blue pill? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
Another solo episode this week! Continuing on from the first episode of what is the internet, this week Mitchell goes forward from the 1970s breaking down everything from the transition to the internet to the Great Browser Wars! Find out more on this weeks episode of the Conduct Science podcast!Music: Above All by Home 
Today, Mitch and Tom are joined by Dr. Enric Sala who is the National Geographic explorer in residence and director of Pristine Seas. Join them as they talk about biodiversity and the wild and just why they are so important. Why do we need sharks and wolves and how does their impact benefit us directly? What does the future of conservation look like and will the standard practice change? The coronavirus epidemic has been a shock to the world but what do we stand to learn from it and how can we take this and move forward in a productive way? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
Due to the mysterious disappearance of Tom, last seen thrown in the back of a van by the royal family, this week Mitchell is flying solo and talking all things internet. What is the internet? How and why was it developed? Find out this week on the conduct science podcast! Music: Above All by Home 
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom return to conspiracy theories! In this episode, the boys take on conspiracy theories and try to debunk them while having a laugh along the way. Prepared to get introduced to the hollow earth theory and QAnon! Start to question yourself as they debate if Finland and New Zealand are real places and, of course, if 5G causes coronavirus. Mitch tries his hand at the True or false: Conspiracy theory edition game! How would you do? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom enter the Quantum World! Join them as they discuss the ins and outs of quantum physics and how Einstein and Bohr paved the way to the complex world of the subatomic. What is Schrodingers cat really about? How does quantum computing work and what are its implications? Quantum technology is the centrepiece in sci-fi technology, but do they have it all right? And what about teleportation? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Tom and Mitch take a look at the stars! Join them as they discuss exactly what it is that makes a star what it is! The life cycles of stellar entities and how they come into being from giant gas clouds and nebulas in the exapanse of space and how humans might one day end up exploiting stars for their own use. Black hole or supernova explosion, why, what, when, where, and how! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they enter the world absolutes, where there is only one answer, maths! The boys kick off with the history of the world of maths, explore their own past experiences, and their current relationship with it now. They debate whether maths was discovered or if its just a construct of the mind, teach you how to count past infinity, and why it's never too late to learn maths yourself. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom take a deep dive into biodiversity! What even is biodiversity? Why is it important not only to the world but to humans? More than this, the boys ask the tough questions like what is the difference between a wood and a forest and explain exactly how new species are identified. To round out the show they take a look at the future of biodiversity in our world, how we can protect it, and the plans already in place. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom laugh in the face of danger. Yes, this week is all about fear! What exactly is fear in the first place and why do we need to experience it? The fight or flight response is a well known mechanism but what actually happens to our body and what if we overreact? The boys discuss what life is like for people who have no fear response, how to overcome and handle fears, whether your fear is factual or fictional as well as recognising that stress is just a fear response. Tune in this week and let us know about your experiences with fear! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
Today, Mitch and Tom are joined by none other than CEO of the Ecological Futures group and former senior scientist at the burea of intelligence Rod Schoonover. The guys and Rod talk about what led Rod to resign in protest from the White House as well as institutional climate deniers. More than this they explore the possibility to change, what we can do to combat climate change and why it is considered a national security issue for the intelligence agency. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom return to Climate Change. Join them as they find out just exactly what climate change is, just why it is so important to talk about, and why we should be concerned. This time, the boys explore the effects of climate change and who should we be blaming for it all? The West? The developed? The developing? Lastly, they explore what you can do to make a difference and turn the tide on climate. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom explore scientific integrity! What does that even mean you ask? Listen to find out! The boys explore what scientific integrity is and why it is important to both the scientific and civilian world. The ethics of the world is being pulled more and more into public view and this is no different with science, how do they decide which research is acceptable if animals are being used? Lastly, they talk about paying to access scientific articles and whether this is acceptable. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
This week on the Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they take you on a journey to a land before time. That's right the boys are here talking about dinosaurs!But what exactly is a dinosaur anyway? Where did they come from? How and when did they live? But most importantly the boys spend the show debating the inner workings of Jurassic Park and if it is actually possible.... find out here! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they explore energy. Energy in all of its forms surrounds us all the time and dictates the way in which the universe works, but it's something that many of us don't know too much about! The boys explore the different types of energy as well as how we produce electrical energy to power our lives, uncovering the method by which the international agreements against climate change and the burning of fossil fuels will affect our daily lives, GCSE questions, renewables of the future and more! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
Today, Mitch and Tom are joined by Professor Rodrgio Quian Quiroga, author of "NeuroScience Fiction" and credited with the discovery of concept cells. The three discuss topics highlighted in NeuroScience Fiction such as 2001: A Space oddyssey and machine intelligence, Minority Report and free will, and BladeRunner and human consciousness. Join them as they dive through the latest advances in neuroscience and uncover how the fantasy of science fiction is quickly becoming reality! Also, listen for a chance to win a copy of NeuroScience Fiction itself! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Tom Jenks
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Jun 1st, 2019
Latest Episode
Oct 21st, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
88
Avg. Episode Length
43 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic

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