Palaeo After Dark

A group of scientists have biweekly informal discussions about evolutionary biology and palaeontology... over beer.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h24m. Bisher sind 230 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 19 hours 3 minutes


Podcast 203b - Mars Inc. Part 1

The gang celebrates the end of the year by taking another break to play Fiasco, a crime/noir storytelling game by Bully Pit Games.   Congratulations, your application to relocate to the Mars Incorporated Colony has been approved! Mars...


 2021-01-03  2h2m

Podcast 203a - Planning the Fiasco

This year, we’re peeling back to curtain to give everyone a peak at how we build our holiday fiasco episode. Join us as Curt, James, Amanda, Aly, Brendan, and Antony build up the characters and start forming the main conflicts for our holiday...


 2020-12-20  1h4m

Podcast 202 - The Great Plant American Interchange

The gang discusses two papers that examine the roles of competition, biogeography, and niche evolution in macroevolution. The first paper looks at the expansion of angiosperms and correlates it with the extinction of gymnosperms, and the second paper...


 2020-12-06  1h51m

Podcast 201 - It's Got Legs!

The gang discusses two papers about things with legs…. and the word snake is their name. Honestly, we’ve had flimsier excuses for a podcast, just go with it. The first paper looks at a specimen of a legged snake, and the second paper discusses...


 2020-11-22  1h32m

Podcast 200 - Going Full Circle of Teeth

The gang celebrates hitting the milestone of 200 podcast episodes by returning to a topic related to their first episode, sharks. The first paper looks at how shark size has changed through time, and the second paper looks at the different ways...


 2020-11-08  1h54m

Podcast 199 - It's Complicated; Ecological Convergence

The gang discusses two papers that look in detail at examples of convergence in the fossil record. The first paper uses multivariate statistics to create an “eco-space” in order to study how ecological roles of marine tetrapods changed over the...


 2020-10-25  1h39m

Podcast 198 - Ugly Baby

The gang discusses two papers about interesting finds in the bones of fossil vertebrates. The first paper looks at the evolution of bony parts in early fishes, and the second paper shows a fascinating example of ontological change in a species of...


 2020-10-11  1h34m

Podcast 197 - Pie Heresy

The gang discusses two papers that investigate niche partitioning and the ecological impacts on bird beak evolution. Honestly, this podcast is just a grab bag of different topics loosely connected together as an excuse for James to continue to espouse...


 2020-09-27  1h12m

Podcast 196 - High Quality Discount Corpses

The gang discusses two papers that look at the wealth of information left behind on fossil bones which can let us know about the many organisms which worked to break down and decay dead animals. These feeding traces give clues to the presence of...


 2020-09-13  1h19m

Podcast 195 - Big Feetz

The gang discusses two papers that use the trace fossil record to give us a more detailed understanding of the impacts of mass extinctions. Meanwhile, Curt has a new CSI, Amanda has too many synapsids, and James “understands comedy”.  ...


 2020-08-30  1h20m