32 episodes

The podcast that brings together comedians and scientific minds to answer the biggest of all questions, ever.

Each person brings a question. Someone secretly has an answer. Before each answer is revealed, the cast try to figure it out...

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    • 4.9 • 57 Ratings

The podcast that brings together comedians and scientific minds to answer the biggest of all questions, ever.

Each person brings a question. Someone secretly has an answer. Before each answer is revealed, the cast try to figure it out...

    S02 EP07. Does The Ocean Need More Publicity?

    S02 EP07. Does The Ocean Need More Publicity?

    What in nature is best at keeping time? Do we focus as much effort on the sea as we do space? When’s the best time to have kids? Matt, James, Fran and Sophie work out the truth.

    • 38 min
    S02 EP06. Do Cuckoos Have Superpowers?

    S02 EP06. Do Cuckoos Have Superpowers?

    How much heat from the sun would it take to turn a beach into glass? Which is the ugliest animal? What is the fastest growing thing on the planet? Josie, Matt, Sophie and Fran hunt down the answers.

    • 35 min
    S02 EP05 - Does Paris actually exist?


    S02 EP05 - Does Paris actually exist?


    What’s the most socially contagious thing after yawning? Which animal has the best memory per hour alive? If we all disappear tomorrow, how long would it take for all traces of us to vanish? James, Fran, Matt and Sophie find out.

    • 38 min
    S02 EP04. How Romantic Is A Drunken Fly?

    S02 EP04. How Romantic Is A Drunken Fly?

    What’s the best type of cloud? What’s the most adventurous of flies? In 50 years, our grandkids will say ‘I can’t believe you grew up without...’ what? Sophie, Paul, Matt and special guest Erica McAlister discuss.

    • 37 min
    S02 EP03. How Warm Are Butterfly Wings?

    S02 EP03. How Warm Are Butterfly Wings?

    What’s the best water? Which wearable material would keep you the warmest and the driest? What’s the fastest food? Fran, Sophie, Josie and Matt discover the truth.

    • 36 min
    S02 EP02. How Many House Plants Do You Need To Make All Your Oxygen?

    S02 EP02. How Many House Plants Do You Need To Make All Your Oxygen?

    How many plants would you have to carry around with you to replace all the oxygen you use when breathing? What’s the loudest animal on earth? Why is it so hard to get out of bed in the morning? Paul, Matt, Sophie and special guest Tom Crawford reveal all.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

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So glad you’re back!

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Finally a sequel to my favourite podcast

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Wonderful

Absolutely fantastic podcast. Fills the need of young science fans for a younger group of scientists to listen to. Leaves you wanting to hang out with the cast members !

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