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The Here and How Podcast

Welcome to The Here and How Podcast where every week we dive deep into big ideas, discovering the past so that we can create a brighter future. Explore the world of science with Rachel Oates, Steve Woodford, and Thomas Westbrook.

Mar 31, 2018

This week we’re looking at the science of cute! What makes some animals and babies so adorable? Why was this so important for our survival? What is the cutest animal in the world? And maybe along the way we get a little off track and end up discussing… well, a little bit of everything! It’s a fun one!

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Mar 25, 2018

Where did life on earth come from? How does life come from non-life? Explore the science of abiogenesis with us. Show Notes:

Mar 17, 2018

What is the shape of the earth & how can we test it using science? Find out how we know that the earth is round (technically an oblate spheroid).

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Mar 10, 2018

Today we're looking at the biology, psychology and sociology behind what makes you, you? What makes up your identity and how much of an influence do others have on it? Are we purely physical beings, or is there more to it? Think about creating clones, teleportations, cell renewal and even somehow recreating the...

Mar 3, 2018

Where are all the aliens? How many broadcasting alien civilizations exist in the Milky Way, and why haven't we found any? Explore the Drake Equation & the Fermi Paradox with us. Show Notes: