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Helen Arney
Comedian, geek songstress, science presenter.
Comedian, geek songstress, science presenter.

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It's our last episode of Domestic Science on BBC Radio 4 tonight. Don't miss singing bicycle wheels, smashing wine glasses and a delightful song about Caesium.

Tune in live on the radio or online at 11.15pm UK time, or catch up on the three shows so far (you can do it in under an hour!) on iPlayer from anywhere in the world: 

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Tonight our science comedy show "Domestic Science" goes out on BBC Radio 4 at 11.15pm!

If you can't wait that long (or it's past your bedtime) have this sneak preview where I sing about radioactive bananas, and Matt and Steve try to "help"

Listen live tonight or online anywhere in the world tomorrow: 

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Happy Tau Day!

Our special Nerd News mailout today has Tau Day discounts all week, with tees and downloads for just £6.28, plus festival show news and broadcast dates for our Radio 4 show "Domestic Science"

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Shows coming up soon! +Udderbelly Festival  +WOMAD UK  +Latitude Festival  plus London, Oxford, Jodrell Bank and plenty more.

Come say hello!

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The excellent Hannah Fry in top mathematical form here:

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Last year I smashed over 100 wine glasses with my voice... here are a few of my favourite moments!

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Happy π-day, 3.14, 14th March! (if you do your dates that way...)

Whether you do or not, celebrate the most mathematical day of this year with all the stand-up maths, experiments and songs in "Full Frontal Nerdity" from Festival of The Spoken Nerd - from just £π - or £3.14 in real money.

Download it now from

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Two big shows this week: Thursday in Brighton with Professor Elemental, and Friday at the Science Museum in London with Robin Ince:

PLUS some very exciting news going out on our mailing list.

Make sure you're on it to hear it first! 

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Another new video from me, with little bits of all my favourite songs in one place!
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