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Terrible lizards is a podcast about dinosaurs with Dr David Hone from Queen Mary University, London and Iszi Lawrence. The podcast is aimed at grown ups but it is clean, so kids can enjoy it too.

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Jul 13, 2022

How science works

In another in the increasingly long line of topics we probably should have covered quite a few series ago, this week we are addressing some of the fundamentals of what science actually IS. How does it all work really, and what is the difference between a hypothesis and a theory, and how confident can we be about dinosaur research when so much is unknown and difficult to put to the test? All this and some other bits (that I can’t really remember because we recorded this 2 months ago and I’ve not listened to the edit yet) are covered and hopefully it’s a case of ‘better late than never’ in informing our listeners of the basis of scientific studies.

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A short but simple definition of science by the UK Science Council: