23 episodes

Science is a complicated and thankless task that can only be made worse for scientists by being put in a room with four comedians and having their field of study mocked and misunderstood by a panel. Which is why it brings us no joy as that's exactly what we've done with The Pop Test.

The Pop Test – A comedy science quiz ABC Podcasts

    • Comedy
    • 4.9 • 28 Ratings

Science is a complicated and thankless task that can only be made worse for scientists by being put in a room with four comedians and having their field of study mocked and misunderstood by a panel. Which is why it brings us no joy as that's exactly what we've done with The Pop Test.

    Flight - A comedy science quiz

    Flight - A comedy science quiz

    What role did old boots and horse manure play in the history of flight? What should you do if your helicopter fails 12,000 metres up? How should you pronounce helicopter?

    Andy and Al ask these and many other questions as part of a one off special, to celebrate National Science Week.

    Featuring comedians Naomi Higgins, Ben Russell and Professor Alan Duffy.

    • 25 min

    The Earth's Core

    The Earth's Core

    When the moon hits your eye like a regular pie that’s a metaphoré from the liquid

    hot core of our series finale with comedians Greg Larsen and Alex Lee and

    Professor Mark Quigley on a journey to the centre of the Earth.

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    • 26 min

    The Human Brain

    The Human Brain

    Brains! Like a zombie neurologist we can't get enough of the stuff.

    Join us as comedians Laura Davis, Josh Earl and science communicator Dr Jenny

    Martin try, somewhat tautologically, try to get their heads around the human brain.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

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great

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You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, but most importantly you’ll learn

I’m honestly shocked that Andy and Al are capable of hosting two funny podcasts. I did not think they were capable of this, but I was pleasantly surprised.

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How do whales work?

I hope to one day find out

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