"Choose a door!" Says Monty.

The Monty Hall Problem

The second just theGIST video is about the Monty Hall Problem. The basic set up is this: you’re on a gameshow where there are three doors and behind one there is a prize. You are told to choose a door and that you will win whatever is behind it. You then pick one. The game …

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YouTube Channel Launched

November 29, 2013 • Multimedia • Views: 1015

theGIST has finally launched its own YouTube channel. The first video is called “Just theGIST: Zhang! And the Gap is Gone”. It’s related to an article that Timothy Revell wrote for theGIST a few weeks ago which can be found here. The idea of this series of videos it’s to summarise an

The GIST — Blowing up trains since Episode 3

Podcast Episode 3

March 4, 2013 • Multimedia, Podcasts • Views: 1898

This episode, the team talk about giving the HPV vaccine to boys, 3D printing, patenting genes and much more.

Calm down folks. We're not that funny...OK, we are.
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Podcast Episode 2

October 21, 2012 • Multimedia, Podcasts • Views: 1539

What do you get when you cross cutting-edge science, good old-fashioned conversation and near-lethal levels of wit? The answer, of course, is the next instalment of The GIST’s very own podcast.

Podcast Episode 1

September 20, 2011 • Multimedia, Podcasts • Views: 1215

In this episode you’ll find the best bits of our recordings over the last few months, including: Beer that stays fresher for longer; the real Spongebob Squarepants and the relationship between monkey genitalia and self-awareness.