Sunday, 6 January 2013

Extra Time For Questions Podcast: Pop!



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.



This podcast follows the Pop! show and is about things that go pop!, from music to bubbles! In this episodes Helen, Matt and Steve crowd source an equation to describe the modern pop song (listen to the end for the song Helen created from this equation!). Matt takes a look at bubbles and the maths that underpins them and Steve creates some unusual sounds from balloons.

Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Ed Prosser.

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Extra Time For Questions Podcast: November Tour Update



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.



This podcast follows Helen, Matt and Steve while they are on their very first UK tour. This episode features a report from Matt on his domino computer at the Manchester Science Festival, a trip to a pop-up science shop in Nottingham and a run down of some vital stats and data gathered from the tour so far!

Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Ed Prosser.

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Extra Time For Questions Podcast: Fight or Flight



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.



This podcast follows the Fight or Flight show and is all about escaping or confronting danger. This episode features Matt dissecting a peer-reviewed paper modelling a zombie outbreak, Helen exploring some battles in maths and science, Steve looking at how periodic Cicadas may evade predation and Greg Foot putting an unlucky FOTSN member under some intense exercise. There's also an exclusive new song from Helen entitled 'The Nature of Things'. See www.fotsn.com for pictures of Matt in the 'gimp' mask!


Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Ed Prosser.

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Extra Time For Questions Podcast: Game On



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.



This podcast follows the Game On show and is all about games. This episode features Steve taking apart a robot, Matt taking on Pacman, Helen singing about Countdown and Monopoly, and massively multiplayer pong! See www.fotsn.com for pictures of the toys and instructions for the massively multiplayer pong!


Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Elizabeth Hauke.

Monday, 30 July 2012

Extra Time For Questions Podcast: Re:Generation Show



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.


This podcast follows the Re:Generation show from the Cheltenham Science Festival and features all the best interactive features from Festival of the Spoken Nerd including a million pound give-away and a genuine conveyer belt game. 

Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Elizabeth Hauke.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Extra Time For Questions Podcast: Pi Curious



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.


This podcast follows the Pi Curious show and features Pi-ku poetry, Steve pondering favourite numbers, Matt talking extrapolation and a statistically relevant song from Helen. 

Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Elizabeth Hauke.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Extra Time for Questions Podcast: Breaking Boundaries



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.


This podcast follows the Breaking Boundaries show! With the longest ever song, maths on the beach and plenty of plug-hole science!

Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Elizabeth Hauke.


Please note: This episode contains explicit language.

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Extra Time for Questions Podcast: Bigger, Better, Most Dangerous



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.


This podcast follows the Bigger, Better, Most Dangerous Show. Featuring Steve's biggest ever experiment, Matt's biggest number and Helen's biggest sing-along!

Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Elizabeth Hauke.

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Extra Time for Questions Podcast: Money Show



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.


This podcast follows the Money Show and is about all things fiscal. This episode features a full explanation of the concept of money, an analysis of money and happiness, and a whole lot more!

Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Elizabeth Hauke.

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Extra Time for Questions Podcast: Nano Show



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.


This podcast follows the Nano Show and is about all things very small. This episode features the true meaning of the term 'nano', the possibility (or not) of a grey goo apocalypse, your chance to win a Nobel prize and some super nano songs.

Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Elizabeth Hauke.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Extra Time for Questions Podcast: Ice Ice Baby



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.


This podcast follows the show Ice Ice Baby and is about all things very, very cold. Starting with a look at just how cold things can get, this episode also features ice cube necklaces, using fire extinguishers to make ice cream and the answers to your extra questions!

Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Elizabeth Hauke.

Saturday, 17 September 2011

Extra Time for Questions Podcast: Five A Day



Welcome to the Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time for Questions Podcast. Festival of the Spoken Nerd is a celebration of science, comedy, music, maths and unashamed geekiness. It's a variety show for the fearlessly inquisitive: artists, scientists, comedy fans, and anyone in between. It's hosted by three of London's best (and nerdiest) performers, who have all appeared as guests on BBC television and radio - musical comedian and physics graduate Helen Arney, stand-up mathematician and Famelab finalist Matt Parker and guerrilla scientist and stand-up comedian Steve Mould.

This podcast is about getting your 'Five A Day', including what's good for you and bad for you (according to the newspapers), homeopathy, happiness, spectacles made from water and songs about osteopathy, plastic hearts and more.

Written and devised by Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Produced by Elizabeth Hauke.