The Last Question


The Last Question is a science and technology podcast from DataFest, Scotland’s premier festival of innovation run by The Data Lab - Scotland’s innovation centre for data and artificial intelligence, hosted by the University of Edinburgh. Join our hosts Gordon Johnstone and Lily Higham as they talk to people at the cutting edge of technology and innovation - from quantum computing to nanotechnology, sci-fi authors to ethicists, from the James Webb Telescope to the search for extra-terrestrial life. These fascinating interviews explore the most exciting developments in the world of science while also engaging in some wild speculation along the way. There will be new episodes every two weeks and podcast listeners get an exclusive discount on tickets to DataFest events. Gordon is the Head of DataFest at The Data Lab and Lily is a Senior Automation Engineer at the BBC World Service.