Can one really read other people like a book? Science does not sit still and, continuing on from the success of Chris Smith's first book, The Naked Scientist, comes the equally compelling and curious follow-up. Together on Greg 's show and in their weekly podcast, Chris and Greg are responsible for some of radio's most ludicrous games and characters, which genuinely wouldn't make any sense if we tried to explain them here. This was followed, in September 2008, by Crisp Packet Fireworks, a collection of 50 science experiments to try at home using every-day ingredients found in the average kitchen. Now and then he also pops up on telly, usually when the feathers hit the fan during a bird flu outbreak. In December 2008 Chris also published a sequel to Naked Science, The Return of the Naked Scientist, with Random House in Australia and New Zealand.
Forget about superfoods, take the stairs wherever possible and get more sleep — that is the no-frills health advice from visiting British scientist Chris Smith. Dr Smith argues people have tried to be too clever with prescriptive diets and exercise regimes when a big part of staying healthy means eating less than our grandparents did because we are a lot less active. Can just the whiff of a woman send a man's hormones surging? This show was the first example of an international science journal producing an audio programme to supplement its printed content. This was replaced by the new weekly one-hour 5 live Science programme, which is also produced by Smith and his colleagues and airs on Sunday mornings and sometimes repeated on a Sunday evening. Thankfully not lost for words in this enlightening and humorous foray into the world of science, Dr Chris Smith - The Naked Scientist - strips down science to its bare essentials to sort fact from fiction and replace myths and misinformation with some seriously interesting medical, technological and biological breakthroughs.
Bates Short Story Competition 1981 under 10s section with his tale Where Are the Brandy Snaps' Chris has no superpowers either. Back in 2001, Dr Chris Smith launched a new show, The Naked Scientists, in the hope of making science accessible. Why is the Eiffel Tower 15 centimetres taller in mid-summer than it is in mid-winter? In December 2008 Chris also published a sequel to Naked Science, The Return of the Naked Scientist, with Random House in Australia and New Zealand. See pictures from our Facebook gallery below. In this fascinating book, top scientist Chris Smith uses his wit and charm to lift the lid on the curious, crazy and compelling - and answer those questions you never thought to ask. In the past five years, the programme has been downloaded more than 50 million times.
Ready to take a sea change. More Scientific Secrets of Everyday Life Laid Bare Why use expensive beauty products when you can moisturise with jellyfish? Host: Guest: Dr Chris Smith Listening time: Listen now on iTunes — click to subscribe Android users — Mind Your Own Business is currently on and Follow my blog and daily inspiration on Your browser does not support the audio element. He is also a Fellow Commoner at Queens' College, Cambridge. We're recording our podcast fully clothed! This week, Chris Smith and Izzie Clarke are taking you to the cutting edge of materials science including how blacksmiths made incredibly tough swords to how defence scientists make bullet-proof armour today. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery. Plus, news of a better way to manage prostate cancer, how fingerprints might replace chip n pin, and how scientists are using cold lightning to keep fruit fresh for longer. Smith also founded and presented the first 100 episodes of the Nature Podcast for the journal in 2005.
He released a fourth book, Stripping Down Science, also with Random House Australia, in December 2010. His hobbies include screen printing and self-effacement. This Way Up show, hosted by journalist Simon Morton on Saturdays, also includes a Naked Science contribution from Chris, and since 2013 have been running a Naked Scientists Wednesday teatime science phone-in as part of their Drive Time offering. He released a fourth book, Stripping Down Science, also with Random House Australia, in December 2010. He is also a contributor to ' The Science Show on the same station, and also appears on Johannesburg-based South African station for thirty minutes every Friday morning with a half hour science news round up and listener question phone-in.
These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. The creator of the popular British program The Naked Scientists is visiting Perth to explain what constitutes a healthy diet and lifestyle. Between 2011 and 2017 when the programme was discontinued, This Way Up show, hosted by journalist Simon Morton on Saturdays, also included a Naked Science contribution from Chris; since 2013 have been running a Naked Scientists Wednesday teatime science phone-in as part of their Drive Time offering. People should move around during the day, taking stairs whenever possible, and sleep more to keep in check a hormone that tells the body to keep eating. In January 2010, Smith's The Naked Scientists group announced on Twitter that, just ahead of the 10th anniversary of the project's launch, the number of downloaded programme episodes had hit 10 million internationally.
More recently, during a 2014 visit to Perth, Western Australia, where Smith holds a Sir Walter Murdoch Distinguished Adjunct Professorship at Murdoch University, he announced that the number of downloads exceeds 40 million. Camera Icon British scientist Chris Smith, of Naked Scientists fame, is visiting Perth. Another major factor was sleep, which helped suppress appetite by controlling the hormone ghrelin. Dr Chris has travelled the world in search of the latest science topics and trends, through which he has won numerous national and international accolades. . Books In September 2006 Chris published , his first book, which is an anthology of science stories based on the material presented on. Watch the Naked Scientist live: Watch his live broadcast from 702 last year: Children and parents filled the Primedia entertainment area and used the opportunity to ask their scientific questions.
Dr Smith talks science and answers listeners' questions every Friday morning and has become a firm favourite with 702 and CapeTalk listeners. Click and Collect is available for all our shops; collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Is it true that diet portions actually make people fatter? The more people ate, the more their stomach stretched, so they needed more food to make them feel full. Chris is a member of the University of Cambridge's , which offers accessible, affordable, part-time courses covering a range of disciplines. He has also contributed to ' The Science Show on the same station, and also appears on Johannesburg-based South African station for thirty minutes every Friday morning with a half hour science news round up and listener question phone-in.