Little Atoms 367 – Mind’s Eye Interviews Five – Dennis Reuter

March 25, 2015

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Dr. Dennis Reuter is a New Horizons co-investigator at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, and the instrument scientist for Ralph, the New Horizons color imager and infrared spectrometer. New Horizons launched on 19th January 2006 and is scheduled to fly-by Pluto and its moons in July 2015. This is another interview recorded by Little Atoms […]

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Little Atoms 366 – Hannah Fry & Jon Ronson

March 18, 2015

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On this week’s Little Atoms podcast, Hannah Fry on The Mathematics of Love and Jon Ronson on his latest book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. Dr. Hannah Fry is a mathematician and complexity scientist from University College London’s Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis. Fry also regularly presents the Number Hub strand of BBC Worldwide’s YouTube […]

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Little Atoms 365 – Salena Godden & Kate Hamer

March 11, 2015

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On this week’s Little Atoms, two interviews. Neil Denny talks to Salena Godden about her memoir Springfield Road, and to Kate Hamer about her debut novel The Girl in the Red Coat. Salena Godden writes and performs poetry, fiction, memoir, radio drama and lyrics. Her latest book of poems, Fishing in the Aftermath, was published in […]

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Little Atoms 364 – FutureEverything 20 Special

March 4, 2015

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This week’s Little Atoms is a special edition recorded at FutureEverything 20 in Manchester on 26th and 27th February 2015. The show features a long interview recorded live in front of an audience with writer, researcher and activist Alice Bell, and shorter interviews with FutureEverything CEO and founder Drew Hemment, Sonic Pi creator Sam Aaron, Hack […]

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Little Atoms 363 – Arthur I. Miller & Colliding Worlds

February 25, 2015

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Arthur I. Miller is emeritus professor of history and philosophy of science at University College London. He is the author of several acclaimed books, including Einstein, Picasso, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, Empire of the Stars, which was shortlisted for the 2006 Aventis Prize for Science Books, and 137, which we’re discussed on […]

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Little Atoms 362 – Mind’s Eye Interviews Four

February 18, 2015

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Late last year, Little Atoms took part in an audio installation, Mind’s Eye, which consisted of a number of interviews with scientists involved in current space missions. Mind’s Eye is now on tour, and can been heard from 16th to 22nd February as part of Smashfest UK at the Albany Theatre in Deptford. Here are […]

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Little Atoms 361 – Greg Jenner & A Million Years in a Day

February 11, 2015

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Greg Jenner is the Historical Consultant to CBBC’s multi-award winning Horrible Histories, Horrible Histories with Stephen Fry, and the various HH spin-offs. As well as contributing sketches and co-writing Stephen Fry’s links, over the past four years he has been solely responsible for the factual accuracy of nearly one thousand comedy sketches with subject matter […]

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Little Atoms 360 – David Stubbs & Future Days

February 4, 2015

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David Stubbs joined the music magazine Melody Maker in 1986, where he worked for 12 years. His most famous creation, Mr Agreeable periodically reawakens over at The Quietus. He has also written for The Guardian, NME, The Wire, When Saturday Comes and Uncut, and was a presenter of the Resonance FM football show Café Calcio. […]

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Little Atoms 359 – Edward Slingerland & Trying Not to Try

January 28, 2015

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Edward Slingerland is an internationally recognized expert in both early Chinese thought and the links between cognitive science and the humanities. He is Professor of Asian Studies, Associate Member in the Departments of Philosophy and Psychology, and holds the Canada Research Chair in Chinese Thought and Embodied Cognition at the University of British Columbia. He […]

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Little Atoms 358 – Johann Hari & Chasing the Scream

January 21, 2015

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Johann Hari is a journalist who has written for the New York Times, the LA Times, the Guardian,Le Monde, Slate, the New Republic and The Nation among others. He was a columnist on the Independent for nine years and was twice named Newspaper Journalist of the Year by Amnesty International UK. He has also been named […]

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