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In this final episode of Series 1, Steve talks about how plants transmit their genes, Helen eavesdrops on whales and Matt decodes spacecraft transmissions. Plus a song about the bravest little transmitter in the known universe.
00:48 – Steve’s bit
14:13 – Matt’s bit
28:38 – Helen’s bit
41:42 – The Philae Song
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By popular demand, we’ve put our complete show notes here in this episode description. There’s a web version on the episode page, also linked above.
Podcast shout outs! Steve mentions a few fab podcasts in this episode, and they are:
– Level Up Human: http://leveluphuman.com/
– Chemistry In Its Element: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chemistry-in-its-element/id1162733995?mt=2
– Why Aren’t You A Doctor Yet? https://play.acast.com/s/whyarentyouadoctoryet
Corrections and clarifications:
– None so far.
And here’s a heap of unnecessary detail from this episode:
– What does a cashew apple actually look like? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cashew
– A visual guide to Golay code, including the beautiful Generator Matrix by Life Of Riley: https://blogs.ams.org/visualinsight/2015/12/01/golay-code/
– Matt doing his barcode trick on the Hammersmith Apollo stage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RP8jepN3zMc
– Listen to Sperm Whale codas from the Domenica Sperm Whale Project: https://soundcloud.com/dswp
– Get involved in Citizen Science with Zooniverse.org right now! https://www.zooniverse.org/
– More about Whale FM: https://whalefm.wordpress.com/
– More about Manatee Chat: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/cetalingua/manatee-chat
Thanks for listening!