Fw:Thinking podcasts

We Get Back In Time

Seriously, is time travel possible? We take a look at the philosophy and physics of time travel.

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How Clean is Too Clean?

Why does science fiction often depict a (literally) sanitized future? How has the need for clean...

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Back to Life, Back to Reality

Is it possible to bring extinct species back to life? We look at the science and controversy...

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The Antibiotic Dilemma

How could antibiotic misuse lead to catastrophic results? We look at the way antibiotics work and...

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Machines Hate Natural Language

Why do machines have so much trouble understanding natural language? We look at how machines...

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Robot Love

Will robots and humans ever marry each other? We examine human-robot relationships and the...

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The Big Deal About Small Stuff

How is the world of nanotechnology different from the macro scale? We look at how nanotech could...

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Robo Sitters

Will robots one day look after our children? What's the future of robotic servants and will we...

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Robo Pets

Will your next dog be a purebred puppy, a mutt or a robot? We take a look at the history and...

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Babies in Space? That's Heavy.

How would microgravity affect a baby's development in space? We look at what science has to say...

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Babies in Space? Inconceivable!

What risk does cosmic radiation pose to the future of humanity and space travel? Would it be safe...

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Show Me the 00100100

How are computer algorithms changing global finance? Machines make and lose fortunes in less time...

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I Am Iron Man

What's the low down on powered exoskeletons? Could a powersuit be the next step toward cyborgs or...

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Save Your Spacebucks

If private space travel is in our future, how can we make it affordable? We explore the proposals...

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Tourists In Spaaaaace!

Will space tourism become a reality for more than a handful of rich people? We look at the...

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Are Fuel Cells the Future?

Could fuel cells be the future of energy? We look at how fuel cells work, their benefits and the...

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Gadgets, Trends and Vaporware

While CES wraps up, we look at some of the gadgets, trends and failed experiments. Which gadgets...

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Energy on the Kardashev Scale

How does the Kardashev scale classify hypothetical extraterrestrial civilizations? We look at the...

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Dude, Where's My Flying Car?

What's up with flying cars? It's time to talk about the challenges of bringing a real flying car...

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Science! A 2013 Year in Review

What were the big science stories of 2013? Join the podcast crew as they talk about their...

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