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Helen Arney

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Matt Parker, Helen Arney and Steve Mould: What links coffee, snowflakes and frogs?

Instant Genius

Today‘s podcast episode is a special one, with not one, not two, but three fantastic guests. We’ve teamed up with the three spoken nerds – Matt Parker, Steve Mould and Helen Arney – to bring you an episode of unnecessary details all about… ice.Steve explains how instant coffee is made, Matt gets irate about eight-pointed 'snowfakes' and Helen talks cryonic freezing.To hear more from the three spoken nerds, check out their new Podcast Of Unnecessary Detail.The song was “You And Me And Walt Disney”, produced by Helen Arney and Olly the Octopus and you can download it for free along with all the songs from Unnecessary Detail podcasts at helenarney.bandcamp.comLet us know what you think of the episode with a review or a comment wherever you listen to your podcasts.Subscribe to the Science Focus Podcast on these services: Acast, iTunes, Stitcher, RSS, OvercastRead the full transcription [this will open in a new window]This podcast was supported by brilliant.org, helping people build quantitative skills in maths, science, and computer science with fun and challenging interactive explorations.Listen to more episodes of the Science Focus Podcast:Andrew Hunter Murray and Dan Schreiber: Is there really no such thing as a fish?Matt Parker: What happens when maths goes horribly, horribly wrong?Helen Russell: What does it mean to be happy? ?Robin Ince: What's inside the mind of a comedian?Dara Ó Briain: Can you Finding the fun in science?Ryan North: How do you invent everything? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


6 Oct 2020

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Ep 59: Helen Arney - World's Worst Element

Worst Foot Forward

It's time to get out our Bunsen Burners and boil everything down to its most basic constituent parts: if we can work out what the worst element in the world is, perhaps we can uncover the secrets behind all heroic failure? Joining us this week is breathtakingly smart and multi-talented chanteuse of the science world Helen Arney. Part of the Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Helen has appeared on TV and Radio as both a science communicator, madcap experimenter and dab hand with the ukulele. Together we navigate through the tricky quarries full of Kryptonite (all 22 varieties), sinister red mercury, dull old Boron and the phoenix-like astatine. Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @helenarney @FOTSN

1hr 12mins

26 Feb 2018

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Psycomedia Episode 62 – In Search of Lost Tim (plus guest Helen Arney)

Psycomedia Network

http://ia601202.us.archive.org/10/items/PsycomediaEpisode62InSearchOfLostTim/PsycomediaEpisode62-InSearchOfLostTim.mp3   References: Aggleton, J. P., & Waskett, L. (1999). The ability of odours to serve as state‐dependent cues for real‐world memories: Can Viking smells aid the recall of Viking experiences?. British Journal of Psychology, 90(1), 1-7. Albrecht, J., Demmel, M., Schöpf, V., Kleemann, A. M., Kopietz, R., May, J., … & Wiesmann, M. (2011). Smelling chemosensory […]

17 Feb 2013

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Helen Arney

The Science of Fiction

Spoken nerd and songstress Helen Arney lends her voice to the show. Video games, fossils, AIs, cat chat, and almost no ukuleles. Tracklist Buckner & Garcia – Pac-Man Fever They Might Be Giants – I Am A Palaeontologist A.F. Harrold – Science Party Poem Tim Minchin – When I Grow Up (from Matilda) Jonathan Coulton – Good Morning Tucson Helen Arney – The Sun Has Got Its Huff On Cramped up by philip hay Send feedback and comments to show@scienceoffiction.co.uk.


10 Feb 2013

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Secret Santa Comedy Podcast 2012 #02 - Jeremy Hardy, Helen Arney + more

Amnesty's Secret Comedy Podcast

Amnesty's Secret Comedy Podcast returns with Jeremy Hardy sharing one too many secrets about working with Burt Reynolds and Chris McCausland reveals how he cheated in a school exam. There's a song about the future from self-confessed nerd Helen Arney and Tom Allen gives us a right good giggle with his award-winning stand up comedy. If you have enjoyed this podcast please chip in a few quid to help support our work. Make a donation at amnesty.org.uk/chipin


17 Dec 2012

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2012 #17: Simon Donald and Helen Arney

Richard Herring's Edinburgh Fringe Podcast

2012 #17: Wanker's Chariot - Simon Donald and Helen Arney. Richard is still reeling a bit from a late night assault of friendliness and his usual crappy performance at Best Of The Fest, but luckily some of the normal folk have strayed into his den of Morlock-faced comedy fans and he can bully them to make up for it. Comedy legend Simon Donald is on hand to chat to about swearing, censorship, the most niche train spotting magazine in the history of the world and the creation of Viz comic, which somehow became a bigger success than Richard's schoolboy attempts in Inkings. With stand-up and music from the brill Helen Arney.


19 Aug 2012

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TVA Podcast 193: Helen Arney

The TVA Podcast!

This week we welcome London Comedian/Musician Helen Arney! Join Todd, Darcy, Helen and her ukulele as we go on about: – Todd having never even heard of the Corktown Uke Jam – The joy of play-cations – Prepping for fringe festivals – A load of math, physics, and musical nerditry Soap Box: The G20? Other links: Geek Pop and the Geek Pop podcast Helen on iTunes The Big Lebowski F***ing Short Version Smells Like Teen Spirit – Ukulele Style Don’t feel like downloading every week? Click HERE to automatically subscribe through iTunes for FREE! That way, when we put up a new episode, you get it automatically. No fuss. No muss. Leave us a voicemail: 206-202-8065 or email: feedback@heyitstva.com Check us out on Blubrry.com Vote for us on Podcastalley! Thanks for listening! (If the player isn’t working, click “Play in new window”)

1hr 14mins

27 May 2010

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Helen Arney Special

Ian Todd-Series 1

19 May 2009