Infinite Monkey Cage, Series 6, 7, 8, and 9

  • by Brian Cox, Robin Ince
  • Narrated by Brian Cox, Robin Ince
  • 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Brian Cox and Robin Ince present a witty, irreverent look at the world according to science.
The Infinite Monkey Cage has become one of BBC Radio 4’s most popular science-based programmes. In each episode physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince delve into a particular field of science, with the help of guests from the worlds of science, academia, and entertainment.
In these 24 episodes the programme looks at topics as diverse as Oceans, Science Mavericks, Parallel Universes, Science v Art, Space Exploration, Brain Science, Creating Life, The Science of Christmas Behaviour, Space Tourism, Death, and Risk. Helping them to discover more are guests including Dave Gorman, Marcus Brigstocke, Andy Hamilton, Alan Moore, Dr Marcus Du Sautoy, Patrick Stewart, Ben Miller, Katy Brand, Professor Matthew Cobb, Simon Singh, Dr Sue Black, Ed Byrne, Mark Gatiss, Steve Jones, Ross Noble, Eric Idle, and Graeme Garden.


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Not an book, but a podcast

I like how someone gave 1 star because it's a podcast. It is clearly stated in the description that it is a BBC Radio 4 show, concluding that his review states more about him/her than about this show.
Now to the point, it is a perfect introduction for teens into science, while still beeing fun for adults, it involves just enough of controversial points (not really controversial to a scientific mind) and enough funny things in order to captate one's attention. Personally would have loved to be a bit more math intensive, but you'll never get that from this kind of show. But it still is a lovely piece to listen to and have a laugh, while giving you a bit to think.
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- Alex

Informative and entertaining

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Factual and funny. Brian Cox and Robin Ince are a great double act: the intellectual eye-candy and the other one!
I do not think that I have learned so much in half and hour. I only wish they would produce a longer edit of the recordings.

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- iFan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 20-06-2014
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd