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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Episode 1 - Pandemic writing: How close is too close? Lauren Beukes discusses the proximity of her recent novel Afterland to the current pandemic and how collective action and art are the only way through these difficult times. Lauren Beukes, Chelsea Haith, Louis Greenberg 14 Oct 2020
2 Narrative Futures Coming Soon The trailer for the Narrative Futures podcast, devised and produced by Chelsea Haith, featuring interviews with eight authors and editors, and writing prompts by Louis Greenberg. Chelsea Haith, Lauren Beukes, Mohale Mashigo, Sami Shah 28 Sep 2020
3 Ursula K. Le Guin A brief introduction to the writer Ursula K. Le Guin. Caroline Batten 13 May 2020
4 Taylor Lecture 2019: Yanis Varoufakis Realistic Utopias versus Dystopic Realities: Reflections on writing about an alternative economic present. Yanis Varoufakis 20 Feb 2019
5 Creative Commons Quantum Paradoxes Prof. Vlatko Vedral on the mind-boggling and paradoxical nature of quantum mechanics and its consequences on modern technology - the possibilities of superfast computing and teleportation. Vlatko Vedral, Ankita Anirban 30 Jul 2012
6 Physics of the Impossible Professor Michio Kaku poses the question: "where does the realm of science fiction end?" He explores the actual possibilities of ideas such as time travel, force fields, teleportation, star ships and invisibility. Michio Kaku 05 Jun 2009