Tim Minchin

The Importance of Being Interested Launch on Book Shambles

Robin Ince’s brand new book The Importance of Being Interested: Adventures in Scientific Curiosity is out TODAY! Go grab a signed copy from our bookshop now! To celebrate we did a livestream launch event early this week with Robin talking about the book with our Shambles chum, musician, composer and comedian Tim Minchin. So we’ve made that conversation available on the podcast this week complete with bonus introduction from Robin and his Science Shambles co-host Dr Helen Czerski. You can watch the full livestream on our YouTube channel here. Robin and Tim chat about what they love about science, cosmic vertigo, putting big ideas into song and why you should definitely get the vaccine.


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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

The Importance of Being Interested by Robin Ince

Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli

I Think You’ll Find It’s a Bit More Complicated Than That by Ben Goldacre

Geons, Black Holes, and Quantum Foam by John Archibald Wheeler

The work of Pipilotti Rist

Bindi by Kirli Saunders

Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

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