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The Science Show - Full Program Podcast

The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.

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As melting ice threatens polar ecosystems hopes emerge that international investment law will help speed transition to clean energy

The science briefHopes international investment law will help speed transition to clean energyScience and the public good - mathematicsCosmic Vertigo returnsMelting ice threatens polar ecosystemsCan computers reproduce human culture?

54mins

25 Sep 2021

Rank #1

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Acacias a new weapon against climate change

The science briefAcacia - another climate solution in easy reachScience and the public good - physicsTargeted heat used to treat brain cancerComputer science born in Australia 70 years ago

54mins

18 Sep 2021

Rank #2

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Musical palm cockatoos sing duets and more

The science briefRobots for e-wasteScience and the public good - chemistryPalm cockatoos – the singing and drumming parrots on Australia’s northern tipWeight training for general health and therapyCitizen science boosts science literacy

54mins

11 Sep 2021

Rank #3

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Authors combine science with popular characters and gripping story lines

The science briefScience and the public goodAstrid Lindgren’s Pippi Longstocking introduces young readers to scienceScience the basis of LA Larkin’s crime-thrillers

54mins

4 Sep 2021

Rank #4

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The Science Show celebrates 46 years with Douglas Adams, a pit full of snakes and a memory from the start

The Science Show celebrates 46 years and recalls a warning given at the startRemembering Douglas AdamsThe fascinating world of snakes The science brief

54mins

28 Aug 2021

Rank #5

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Crazy ants, smart birds and an Aussie space mission

How basic research can lead to unexpected breakthroughsCarl’s world of scienceCurtin University builds resupply craft for Space StationBird brains more complex than ever imaginedYellow crazy ants threaten ecosystems and agriculture along Queensland coast

54mins

21 Aug 2021

Rank #6

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Electrification coming for runabouts and vale Roger Short

Electrification coming for runaboutsSlime moulds fascinate the young and oldBotanical Ark in far north QueenslandThe reality of scientific research – 1-yr study blows out to 6yrsVale Roger Short

54mins

14 Aug 2021

Rank #7

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The Science Show - Saturday, August 7

The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.

54mins

7 Aug 2021

Rank #8

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Drilling beneath volcanoes, reducing the threat of tsunamis, and why the dodo is no more

Drilling beneath volcanoesProtection against tsunamisTreasures from London’s Natural History Museum at Melbourne Museum to Jan 2022The demise of flightless birdsMessage to a developing embryoHistory of Manhattan, and continued push to return jaguars to southern US

54mins

31 Jul 2021

Rank #9

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Mining minerals with plants and time to supercharge recycling

Plants could be used to remediate polluted sitesRecycling brings benefits with low impact livingCivil society will bring a better world

1hr 20mins

24 Jul 2021

Rank #10