Brian Cox and Robin Ince host a witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes.

The Infinite Monkey’s Guide to... The Movies

September 27, 2023 0:22:23 21.48 MB Downloads: 0
How important is it for movie producers to get the science right? Brian Cox and Robin Ince discover why some surprising movies have scientific advisers and ask if there is any science in The Simpsons? They question the existence of fictional wormholes, while comedian Ross Noble can’t believe there may actually be a space time portal shaped like a pair of trousers. Some writers are even accurate by accident, as comic book author Alan Moore discovers when he tells Brian about one of his outlandish planetary plotlines… only to hear it obeys all the laws of physics. And Sir Patrick Stewart wows the panel with a little piece of plastic, but everyone agrees this Star Trek communicator is the stuff of legend. Episodes featured: Series 12: The Infinite Monkey Cage USA Tour: Los Angeles Series 12: Christmas Special Series 22: Black Holes Series 2: Science Fiction Science Fact Series 7: Space Exploration New episodes will be released on Wednesdays, but if you’re in the UK, listen to new episodes, a week early, first on BBC Sounds: Producer: Marijke Peters Executive Producer: Alexandra Feachem