Science Podcasts

Special episode

Thu, 22nd Mar 2007

DNA, Cosmic Rock Guitar and the Ig Nobel Prizes

In this episode Mark Lewney uses rock guitar to explain the mysteries of the universe, festival-goers extract their own DNA, and find out what you get when you cross a sheep with a jet engine... We also peer inside the wacky world of the Ig Nobel Prizes, where research into woodpecker headache avoidance and a novel cure for hiccups makes people laugh, and then think.

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