About the Show
An unscripted conversation between Johnny Noble and Lucy Butcher about sciencey stuff over a wine/s/s/s. And the occasional wasabi pea.
At least one of us stumbles home having learned something new and interesting. After listening to this podcast, we hope you stumble off with something new too.
Episode 38: The faster you go, the fatter you get
February 24th, 2017
1 hr 2 mins
aether, e=mc2, einstein, gps, gravitational lensing, gravity, ladder paradox, length contraction, light cone, light speed, mercury's orbit, planet vulcan, redshift, simultaneity, special/general relativity, time dilation
What is relativity?
Episode 37: Don't steal meat
February 10th, 2017
1 hr 7 mins
accelerometer, amazon go, antenna, apple pay, apple watch, emv, fitbit, guid, mercury switch, mesh network, pedometer, rfid, transmitter, wearable
What are wearables & RFIDs?
Episode 36: You put a cat in a box
January 27th, 2017
1 hr 1 min
black body radiation, decoherence, entanglement, heisenberg uncertainty, kepler, multiverse, newton, pauli exclusion, quantum physics/mechanics, schrödinger's cat, silicon, spin, superposition, transistors, wave-particle duality
What is quantum physics?
Episode 35: Before chicken
January 13th, 2017
59 mins 2 secs
arrow of time, caesium/atomic clock, calendars, dreamliner reboot, elon musk, jiffy, leap second/year, microsoft easter eggs, quartz watch, solstice, star trek/stardate, time travel, time zone, twin paradox, unix/epoch time, y2k
What is time?
Episode 33: It’s just a telly in front of your eyes
December 30th, 2016 | 46 mins 29 secs
What is virtual & augmented reality?
Episode 32: You make a big thing smaller
December 16th, 2016 | 1 hr 5 mins
How is music & video compressed & streamed?
Episode 31: The universe is made of dander
December 2nd, 2016 | 1 hr 1 min
What's outside our solar system?
Episode 30: I'm not the special dog mutant
November 18th, 2016 | 1 hr 2 mins
From vinyl to MP3 - how is media recorded?
Episode 29: It's not like on Star Wars
November 4th, 2016 | 59 mins 30 secs
A quick tour of our solar system
Episode 28: God knows what's happening in there
October 21st, 2016 | 1 hr 1 min
How do computer programs work?
Episode 25: Strange Shorts #6, Happy International Podcast Day!
September 30th, 2016 | 14 mins 8 secs
A short episode special for OzPod 2016!