The Conduct Science Podcast
Turing and Encryption

Turing and Encryption

January 13, 2021

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they walk through the life of Alan Turing, world renouned mathematician and father of digital computing. The boys start hot out of the gates this week as they discuss how you can generate true random numbers... using DNA. Tom explores the life of Alan Turing and how he was so influential in changing the world to what it has become today looking into cryptography, digital computing and of course the Turing Test. Mitch takes us into the world of cryptography breakin it down very easily so even us muggles can understand what a fascinating world there is that keeps us safe! Remember to stay curious and join us next week for Episode 100! Music: White Bat Audio

New Year’s

New Year’s

January 6, 2021

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they welcome in the new year and explore the science of it! No matter which way you celebrate you are sure to have a laugh with the boys on this one. They kick off the show with a new intro, some news about the current goings-on, and some factoids as per usual. But what about fireworks? Are countries thinking they are too damaging to the environment or should we keep them as a tradition? Mitch enlightens us on the topic of Chinese and Japanese traditions over their respective new year periods and Tom explores why most of us fail at keeping our New Year's resolutions! Will this year be different? Listen to find out! Music: White Bat Audio!

The Science of Christmas

The Science of Christmas

December 24, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom for the last time this year as they take a look at the science of Christmas! Where did it come from and where did it originate? How can we be more environmentally friendly this Christmas also? After some historical exploration behind the meaning of Christmas, the boys study the science of Santa! How does he get all around the world in one night and deliver all the presents? Does he use warp drives? Does he teleport? Does he clone himself which results in an Arctic based Santa Clause Hunger Games event? Find out the possible theories for how he knows which presents we all get and how he gets them to our houses! A very merry Christmas and happy holidays to every one of you! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity

December 16, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they explore the world of the paranormal! As per usual, the guys start out with some weekly news and then dive right into some facts. How many people believe ghosts and demons are real? It's more than you'd think! The boys recant their own experiences with ghosts and Mitch reveals the phantom hand that appeared in his bed, he then describes what exactly spirits are. The boys debate how you might go about hunting them and the true nature of the science behind all of the claims. Is there a scientific explanation? Lastly, Tom condenses some real-life experiences from people on Reddit check out r/Ghoststories for more! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

The Meat Debate

The Meat Debate

December 9, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they talk about meat alternatives! Last week a new lab-grown chicken meat went on sale for the first time ever! To start the show, the boys discuss the new COVID vaccine and other topical news before diving into this weeks topic. How is lab meat made and will it have a positive effect on our environment or will meat-eaters prefer meat from animals instead? They debate and tackle important ethical standpoints such as vegetarianism and veganism and how these people might face the new kind of meat since it's exactly the same but no animal was killed to get it. Would you eat it? Let us know @conductscience, we'd love to hear from you! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Earth

Earth

December 2, 2020

This week on the Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they discuss earth! Not the whole planet but the dirt, soil, and rocks that are all around us! This marks the end of the somewhat silly avatar cycle for the boys and they round it out in true tangent fashion. They kick it off with some topical news and factoids before diving into what earth really is. Mitch tells us all about the spheres of the earth where they both walk us through the rock cycle. Tom squeezes in his long-awaited section on volcanoes and Mitch digs up some dirt tech. Also, specially featured is Mitch's world record attempt at the longest wind up to a pun within a single podcast. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Water

Water

November 25, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast join Mitch and Tom as they talk about water! What is water in the first place and why is this seemingly normal thing actually rather unique? Water has many strange properties but is it wet? Mitch illuminates us on what makes the oceans and how boats are able to float, be careful because it can be strange to think about! Tom brings talks about whales and what humans might expect if we were forced to evolve in water! Rounding out the show we discover how nanotechnology could help to provide millions with clean water! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Air!!

Air!!

November 18, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast join Mitch and Tom as they discuss air! It's all around us all of the time but do you really know that much about it?! The boys stay a bit more on track this week and talk about what air is in the first palce, what is air pressure, and how do planes fly? Tom takes us back through time and explores how a changing atmosphere drastically changed evolution. But what would happen if you were sucked into space? Into a vacuum? Come and debunk some myths and then find out about the latest vacuum technology: the Hyperloop! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Fire!

Fire!

November 11, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast the boys eventually talk about fire! Join them as they start in the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender and discuss what the new COVID vaccines. After the news, they explain what fire is made of, how it's created, and just how many KitKats you can get from your flames. Controlling fire turned the course of human history forever but why was it so influential and are we the only species to use it? Find out here! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

November 4, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they explore the world of nanotechnology! What is nanotechnology in the first place and how is it viewed in the world by experts? What kind of science has gone into producing this new technology that could revolutionalise the human way of life? Tom explores the fields of nanomedicine and green nanotech and Mitch enlightens us on the world of microtechnology, the stuff we couldn't live without! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

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