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It’s Not Rocket Surgery – Episode 247 – Wal’s 200th episode, and to mark the occasion the crew do a session of “Answer Me This”, where they try to answer questions Wal has in the realms of science, technology, and geek culture. They discuss a couple of news stories too.

Links to stories mentioned during the show are available on request.

Download Ep.247 (85MB)

Songs Played:
Never Loved You Anyway – The Coors
Right Place Wrong Time – Dr John
Disco Science – Mirwais
Black Grease – The Black Angels
I Wouldn’t Want To Be Like The Holy Diver – Alan Parsons Project vs Dio
She’s Lost Control (D Ramirez Bootleg) – Joy Division

It’s Not Rocket Surgery Episode 246 – An old French man ejects himself from a fighter jet, Man battles robot dog with a broomstick, Robot satellite saves a 20-year-old dying satellite, and other science technology and geek culture stories that sound like a setup for a joke… plus COVID19 news again.

Links to stories mentioned during the show are available on request.

Download Ep.246 (84MB)

Songs Played:
Forgiven Not Forgotten – The Corrs
Walk This Land – E-Z Rollers
War MCA – DJ Cumberbund
We Better Go Back (Across the Tracks) – Maceo & The Macs
I’m a Man – The Yardbirds
Sixteen Tons – The Nighthawks

It’s Not Rocket Surgery this week – Episode 245 – Intuitionistic Mathematics, Ancient Rafting Monkey, Microbes, Borderland Citizen Science, Ploonets, Utilising Gravitational Lensing, COVID19 again… and other science, technology & geek culture stories from the week.

Links to stories mentioned during the show are available on request.

Download Ep.245 (81MB)

Songs Played:
Smack Up The Orinoco Flow – Prodigy vs Enya
Bick Rock Candy Mountain – Harry McClintock
Do You Wanna (Mr Scruff’s Sould Party Mix) – Ramsey Lewis
Jenny Take A Ride – Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels
Raining Lobster – Slayer vs B-52s

It’s Not Rocket Surgery – Episode 244 – Comet Borisov, SpaceX Under Pressure, Project Artemis, WFIRST, Ocean Life Rebound, plus… the topic that just won’t self-isolate, COVID19; this week, we’ll talk about the surveillance side of the crisis… and more science, technology & geek culture than you can shake a stick at.

Links to stories mentioned during the show are available on request.

Download Ep.244 (81MB)

Songs Played:
Lean on Me – Bill Withers
Ain’t Goin’ Out Like That – Cyprus Hill
Why Did You Do It? – Stretch
Digital – Joy Division
Earth, Wind, & Ozzys – DJ Cumberbund
Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers