• Summary

  • Science and comedy collide in the Make It Soon podcast.


    Join international bestselling sci-fi author Marcus Martin and his brilliant hand-picked weekly guests. They're tracking down the geeks and governments who are turning science fiction ideas into reality. You'll learn crazy new facts, and laugh your ass off along the way. It'll be like school, but with better food. And people you like. This is nerdy banter at its best.

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  • May 2 2021

    Exclusive interviews! Meet the people behind the DxtER Tricorder, the frontline of artificial womb technology, the pioneer behind avian drones, and behind the scenes of predictive crime technology in British policing.


    Join international bestselling sci-fi author Marcus Martin in one-to-one interviews with four of the pioneers whose incredible work we showcased over the season.


    Featuring:


    Supt. Iain Donnelly - Led first predictive crime trials in the UK (through the National Data Analytic Solution), former Superintendent of West Midlands Police, Digital Intelligence Expert


    Professor Matthew Kemp - Professor of Obstetrics at the University of Western Australia, Deputy Director at the Women and Infants Research Foundation, Honorary Associate Professor at Tohoku University Japan


    Dr. Matej Karasek - Doctor of bio-inspired mechatronics, co-founder of Flapper Drones & creator of the Delfly Nimble


    CEO Neil Singer - CEO of Basil Leaf Technologies (winners of the X-Prize Tricorder competition)


    *****


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    1 hr and 3 mins
  • Apr 25 2021

    Faster-than-light travel (FTL) is every space-farer's dream. Are we there yet?


    Discover the incredible progress we're making, and how interstellar travel would work.


    Join international bestselling author Marcus Martin and his two fellow nerds in a journey to the stars.


    Featuring:


    Patricia Jacob – Oxford physicist and astrological researcher, worked on the ESA HARMONI spectrograph


    Jack Lewars – Executive Director at the evidence-led charity One for the World, former Edinburgh Fringe comedy veteran


    *****


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    1 hr
  • Apr 18 2021

    3D-printed organs and brains in jars are here, but are they more alive than we think?


    If brains can be grown in labs, could we be living in the Matrix already? Let's see how deep the rabbit hole goes.


    Join international bestselling sci-fi author Marcus Martin and his fellow nerds as they explore the cutting edge of synthetic organs and organoids.


    Featuring:


    Silvia Benito Kwiecinski – Neuroscientist, PhD finalist at Cambridge University


    Freya Berry – Author and former journalist for the Guardian, the Independent, and Reuters


    *****


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    https://www.makeitsoon.com/donate

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    54 mins

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