The Science Show - Full program podcast

ABC Radio National

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RN's science flagship: your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery. The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio. One single audio file of each program - good for continuous listening.


Can science be a laugh?

October 5th, 2013

Episode 1 of 159 episodes

Do mathematicians make you giggle? Well, they do in The Simpsons! Many of The Simpsons' scriptwritershave impressive science degrees from Ivy League universities. Mathematician Simon Singh went to watch them work and returned with both maths jokes and ideas about the crossover between being really silly and being formidably clever. This week The Science Show does stand-up.