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THE BIG QUESTIONS is hosted by author and broadcaster Adam Spencer. The Big Questions HQ is a place to talk to smart interesting people about smart interesting stuff. We speak to writers, scientists, comedians and just thinkers who really know their craft and hear about the way they shape the amazing world in which we live. The idea is pretty simple - we ask some big questions and find some big experts to help answer them.

The Big Questions with Adam Spencer PodcastOne Australia

    • Science
    • 4.6 • 112 Ratings

THE BIG QUESTIONS is hosted by author and broadcaster Adam Spencer. The Big Questions HQ is a place to talk to smart interesting people about smart interesting stuff. We speak to writers, scientists, comedians and just thinkers who really know their craft and hear about the way they shape the amazing world in which we live. The idea is pretty simple - we ask some big questions and find some big experts to help answer them.

    How do you change your brain?

    How do you change your brain?

    Barbara Arrowsmith Young spent years being told there was something wrong wth her ability to learn, until she figured out she just learns differently to everyone else - and she's not alone. Adam finds out the fascinating story of the woman who changed her brain 

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    • 31 min
    The Big Wilosophy

    The Big Wilosophy

    It's two podcasts in one, as comedian Wil Anderson and Adam interview each other to look at how we may take a more mathematical approach to everything we do in a post pandemic world - dating, working and even boarding planes.  

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    • 1 hr 12 min
    The Big Questions Trailer

    The Big Questions Trailer

    The Big Questions, hosted by author and broadcaster Adam Spencer is a place to talk to smart interesting people about smart interesting stuff that they're passionate about. We speak to writers, scientists, comedians and just thinkers who really know their craft and hear about the way they shape the amazing world in which we live. The idea is pretty simple - we ask some big questions and find some big experts to help answer them.

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    • 56 sec
    How to write comedy?

    How to write comedy?

    How long does it take to perfect a joke? Matt Okine goes through his comedic journey both in life and in developing his creative process. 

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    • 52 min
    How to not get hacked?

    How to not get hacked?

    Founder of the website 'Have I Been Pwned' takes you through the hacks on how not to get hacked. 

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    • 55 min
    What's your 2040?

    What's your 2040?

    Whats the secret to saving the planet? Film maker Damon Gameau talks about his film 'What's you're 2040?'

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    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

Onners29 ,

Great show

Thanks Adam, a cracking show!

CatrionaAMcG ,

No longer distracted by bright colours or shiny objects

Love this podcast - I have always considered myself not to be a maths (or numbers) person this podcast makes it so accessible and interesting!
Thanks

Charlie2455 ,

Fantastic interviews

Adam is a great interviewer. Finds amazingly interesting people, leaves his ego at the door, and puts them at ease through brilliant questioning and jokes. Thanks!

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