12 episodes

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

Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Extra Time For Questions Podcast Helen Arney, Steve Mould, Matt Parker, Elizabeth Hauke and Ed Prosser

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

    Extra Time For Questions Podcast: Pop!

    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. Click here to listen to this episode. 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.

    Extra Time For Questions Podcast: November Tour Update

    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. Click here to listen to this episode. 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.

    Extra Time For Questions Podcast: Fight or Flight

    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. Click here to listen to this episode. 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.

    Extra Time For Questions Podcast: Game On

    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. Click here to listen to this episode. 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.

    Extra Time For Questions Podcast: Re:Generation Show

    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. Click here to listen to this episode. 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.

    Extra Time For Questions Podcast: Pi Curious

    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. Click here to listen to this episode. 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.

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