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Shaun is joined on Thursday by sciencetist David Eagleman to chat about his new book Incognito.

One of the hottest new talents in popular science, David has appeared multiple times on The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, and other science shows

His book of short stories, Sum: Tales from the Afterlives was set to music by Brian Eno for a sound and light show at the Sydney Opera House and Brighton Pavilion; has been turned into an audiobook read by Jarvis Cocker, Miranda July, Noel Fielding, Philip Pullman and many others; shot to No 1 on Amazon after Stephen Fry tweeted about it (making news on tech desks around the world); and will open as an opera by Max Richter at the Royal Opera House in May.

Expect science chat and a a kicking playlist as per usual.

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Thu 26 Apr 2012 07:00