May 21, 2022

I, Science

The science magazine of Imperial College

In the last show for 2021, the radio team tackle some fascinating sports stories from a scientific angle. Tune in to learn about the science behind spikes on the soles of running shoes, being able to run a marathon under two hours, and a fascinating account of our course-mate Liv’s time as a professional rower! Finally, get inspired by a list of some of our favourite sports books, movies, and TV shows.”

This episode was produced by Camilla Arvidsson and features Radio Editor Alex Häuser, with guest Liv Jani. This episode also contains a small clip from the Guardian’s podcast Science Weekly episode titled “Sporting superspikes: how do they work?”