January 16, 2018
This week we have Ben Sykes on the show to talk about the Bloodhound Project which aims to get a car to 1000 mph.
We discuss the use of herbal medicine observed in Orang Utans, how alcohol can irreversibly damage your genome, the importance of sleep, and how citizen scientists have identified new planets through Zooniverse.
January 15, 2018
In the first show of the new year, Hannah and Malcolm recap their favourite stories from last year.
We revisit the incubation premature lambs in fluid-filled bags and the crash of Cassini, have an interview with Seth Shostak about the search for extra terrestrial life, and hear news about the bomb cyclone's effect on iguanas.
December 18, 2017
In the last show of 2017, Malcolm, Hannah and Andrew are joined by Juliana Cuccaro to discuss a whole host of science stories.
Alex Vail is a scientist come Cameraman who worked on the Blue Planet 2 series
We hear from the people behind the BBC's stunning Blue Planet 2 series as well as the man inside the Wookie...Chewbacca.
Timon Singh, Joonas Suatamo (Chewbacca) and Andrew
Timon Singh, Chewbacca and Andrew
To hear more of those conversations, visit www.thecosmicshed.com
Andrew also mentions this NASA article about 8 exoplanets which nearly match planets in Star Wars
Thanks for joining us in 2017. See you in 2018.
December 4, 2017
Hannah, Malcolm and Andrew gather to discuss this week's pressing science stories.
November 20, 2017
Malcolm, Hannah and Andrew dissect the latest science stories as controversial head transplants and gene editing hit the headlines.
Andrew tells us about his latest adventure bringing Andy Weir, author of the Martian to Bristol and we hear how having a dog is really good news if you live alone.
We also hear from Dr Dean Burnett, author of The Idiot Brain.
It wouldn't be Love and Science without some astronomy though so Andrew tells us about the latest attempts to contact alien life.
November 6, 2017
Malcolm is joined by a host of guests for a packed show this week and we begin the show by discussing Nigel Lawson being wrong again.
We hear from Ian Jones of the LIGO collaboration on the new discovery of colliding Neutron Stars.
October 30, 2017
Malolm is joined by Robert Goddard and Jamini Thakrar for another delve through the science headlines.
October 24, 2017
On today's 'Love and Science' show - Andrew and Malcolm are joined by the Lightyear foundation - the charity that helps EVERY child get access to a good science education.
Robert Massey of the Royal Astronomical Society and the Lightyear Foundation, along with Katie Sparkes, CEO of the Lightyear Foundation with Malcolm and Andrew.
We hear from Astronomer Royal - Lord Rees. We find out where gold and silver come from (not locally apparently), why the lack of midges on your wind screen is a bad thing and why wolves get a bad rap.
Andrew also reports back from UWE's new Envirotron where Nicol Caplin took him on a tour of UWE's new, hi-tech installation.
All this and more on today's 'Love and Science',