The Infinite Monkey Cage

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Award winning science/comedy chat with Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests. The Infinite Monkeys returns a new series starting on BBC Radio 4, Monday January 19th at 4.30pm (repeated on Tuesday evenings at 11pm) for 6 weeks.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Serendipity 23 Feb 15

    Mon, 23 Feb 15

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by comedian Lee Mack, author Simon Singh and chemist Andrea Sella to look at how some of the serendipitous scientific discoveries came about.

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  • What's the Point of Plants? 16 Feb 15

    Mon, 16 Feb 15

    Duration:
    36 mins

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Prof Jane Langdale, Prof Jim Al-Khalili and comedian and former horticulture student Ed Byrne to discuss, "what's the point of plants?".

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  • When Quantum Goes Woo 09 Feb 15

    Mon, 9 Feb 15

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Ben Goldacre, Jeff Forshaw and Sara Pascoe to discuss why quantum physics is often so popular with purveyors of pseudo-science and quackery.

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  • Solar System 02 Feb 15

    Mon, 2 Feb 15

    Duration:
    55 mins

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by comedian Jo Brand, planetary scientist Monica Grady and NASA scientist Carolyn Porco to discuss the latest explorations of our solar system.

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  • Fierce Creatures 26 Jan 15

    Mon, 26 Jan 15

    Duration:
    43 mins

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by naturalist Steve Backshall, zoologist Lucy Cooke and comedian Andy Hamilton as they discuss the most dangerous creatures on the planet

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  • Deception 19 Jan 15

    Mon, 19 Jan 15

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince tackle the science of deception, with guests Professor Richard Wiseman, Professor Sophie Scott and journalist David Aaronovitch.

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  • Christmas Special 25 Dec 14

    Thu, 25 Dec 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Actor Brian Blessed, Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou, and the Reverend Richard Coles to discuss the history of the bible.

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  • Irrationality 11 Aug 14

    Mon, 11 Aug 14

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by comedians Josie Long and Paul Foot, psychologist Richard Wiseman and neuroscientist Stuart Ritchie to ask "is irrationality genetic?"

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  • Before the Big Bang 04 Aug 14

    Mon, 4 Aug 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince transport to the Edinburgh Fringe. They are joined by cosmologists Carlos Frenk and Fay Dowker and actor and comedian Ben Miller and comedian and fellow physics PhD alumnus Richard Vranch

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  • Can Science Save Us? 28 July 14

    Mon, 28 Jul 14

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined on stage by Stephen Fry, Eric Idle, Professor Tony Ryan and Dr Lucie Green to ask "Can Science Save Us?"

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