The Conduct Science Podcast
Antibiotics

Antibiotics

September 23, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast join Mitch and Tom as they explore antibiotics! What are they in the first place and why do they only effect bacteria? A rough ride in this episode with tangents here, there, and everywhere! But the boys pull through as they discuss the workings of bacteria and how antibiotics work. Later they debate the problem of antibiotic resistance and how we might be saved by the bacteriophage. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters

September 16, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast the boys discuss natural disasters! They discuss what are natural disasters in the first place and the different types seen around the world as well as debating whether coronavirus could also be considered one. Mitch spreads some light on the Californian Wildfires and the 1931 China flooding event while Tom dives into prehistoric natural disasters forming the planet as we know it today! If you are affected by any natural disasters check out our webpage for some helplines. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

The Method Section: The Doomsday Clock

The Method Section: The Doomsday Clock

September 11, 2020

This week on The Method Section, Tom explores The Doomsday Clock! Although it sounds like something from a Lovecraftian horror story, it is in fact a very real tool updated each year. Listen in to find out who maintains it, why they do so, and how they decide where the clock hands should be placed! In a year of global catastrophe it provides an interesting perspective. Music: 失望した - EVA.

The Moon

The Moon

September 9, 2020

This week on The Conduct Scince Podcast Mitch and Tom discuss the Moon! what is the moon made of is it really delicious cheese or something that causes problems to astronauts? The boys discuss the various theories of lunar formation, how did we gain this natural satellite? What do conspiracy theorists make of the moon? And how exactly will moon colonisation work? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Simulation Theory

Simulation Theory

September 2, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast Tom returns to join Mitch as they discuss simulation theory! Is it a completely theoretical stipulation or are you living in a simulated world right now? The boys discuss the ins and outs of simulation theory including the assumptions that need to be met if its real and the implication this has on our lives. Is there proof for its existence or do we understand too little about  the universe to decide? And if it were you would you take the red or blue pill? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

What is? The Internet Ep.2

What is? The Internet Ep.2

August 26, 2020

Another solo episode this week! Continuing on from the first episode of what is the internet, this week Mitchell goes forward from the 1970s breaking down everything from the transition to the internet to the Great Browser Wars! Find out more on this weeks episode of the Conduct Science podcast!

Music: Above All by Home 

Dr. Enric Sala - The Nature of Nature

Dr. Enric Sala - The Nature of Nature

August 21, 2020

Today, Mitch and Tom are joined by Dr. Enric Sala who is the National Geographic explorer in residence and director of Pristine Seas. Join them as they talk about biodiversity and the wild and just why they are so important. Why do we need sharks and wolves and how does their impact benefit us directly? What does the future of conservation look like and will the standard practice change? The coronavirus epidemic has been a shock to the world but what do we stand to learn from it and how can we take this and move forward in a productive way? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

What is? The Internet.

What is? The Internet.

August 19, 2020

Due to the mysterious disappearance of Tom, last seen thrown in the back of a van by the royal family, this week Mitchell is flying solo and talking all things internet. What is the internet? How and why was it developed? Find out this week on the conduct science podcast!

 

Music: Above All by Home 

Conspiracy Theories II

Conspiracy Theories II

August 12, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom return to conspiracy theories! In this episode, the boys take on conspiracy theories and try to debunk them while having a laugh along the way. Prepared to get introduced to the hollow earth theory and QAnon! Start to question yourself as they debate if Finland and New Zealand are real places and, of course, if 5G causes coronavirus. Mitch tries his hand at the True or false: Conspiracy theory edition game! How would you do? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

The Quantum World

The Quantum World

August 5, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom enter the Quantum World! Join them as they discuss the ins and outs of quantum physics and how Einstein and Bohr paved the way to the complex world of the subatomic. What is Schrodingers cat really about? How does quantum computing work and what are its implications? Quantum technology is the centrepiece in sci-fi technology, but do they have it all right? And what about teleportation? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

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