Dec. 5, 2021

A very very short history of life on Earth

Butts, boobies and bacteria. Discover the unsung heroes throughout history who made life on Earth possible.

Expert guest:
Dr Henry Gee  i
s a former paleontologist, evolutionary biologist and senior editor of the international renowned scientific journal Nature. He is the best selling author of the book 'A (Very) Short History of Life On Earth.' His previous books include The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution; Across The Bridge: Understanding the Origin of the Vertebrates; Deep Time: Cladistics, the Revolution in Evolution; Jacob’s Ladder: The History of the Human Genome; The Science of Middle-Earth, and (with Luis V. Rey). You can find him on Twitter or Instagram.

Comedy guest:
Iona Stewart-Richardson
is a E’cole Philippe Gaulier trained clown. She's also a journalist and rising star in the stand up comedy scene. She was a finalist at the 2021 Bath New Comedy Act Competition. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram