A Piece of String

This is my podcast. I can’t tell you how much I enjoy making these.


My main co-hosts, Sophie Ward and Josie Peters, are two of the best science communicators and funniest people I know.

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You can sign up for my (very) occasional mailer here. It features beautiful and remarkable science, ideas about progress and occasional choice memes.

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A bonus thing: my friend Dr Aaron Thierry compiles a lot of excellent infographics about the climate and nature crisis here.