Professor Fay Dowker

Season 5, Episode 4

Theoretical cosmologist Professor Fay Dowker joins Robin and Josie this week to talk about the science behind Alan Moore’s work, Émile Zola, Noam Chomsky, the letters of Albert Einstein and more, including quizzing Josie on the Newtonian physics of her butt on her chair…




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Reading List

Fay recommends:

Watchmen by Alan Moore

The work of Agatha Christie

The work of Jane Austen

The work of Émile Zola

Manufacturing Consent by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky

The Lord of the Rings by JR Tolkien

A Responsibility to Awe by Rebecca Elson

Moonfleet by J. Meade Falkner

Elidor by Alan Garner

Letters to Solovine: 1906-1955 by Albert Einstein

Josie recommends:

The Beast in Man by Émile Zola

The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi

Robin recommends:

Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola

Jerusalem by Alan Moore

Red Shift by Alan Garner

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