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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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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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74 Ratings
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Dear, Robin Williams

By Mr. Sina - Nov 06 2017
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I have a great honer to be one of your fan and I think the world needs more and more like Robin Williams.

Great!

By *88love it - Oct 31 2017
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Very interesting podcast. Keeps me interested the whole time! Love it!

iTunes Ratings

74 Ratings
Average Ratings
58
5
5
3
3

Dear, Robin Williams

By Mr. Sina - Nov 06 2017
Read more
I have a great honer to be one of your fan and I think the world needs more and more like Robin Williams.

Great!

By *88love it - Oct 31 2017
Read more
Very interesting podcast. Keeps me interested the whole time! Love it!
Cover image of The Science Show - ABC RN

The Science Show - ABC RN

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

Rank #1: The Vagina Museum is born

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The Vagina Museum
Superstars of STEM to encourage girls to take up STEM study
Santa Sabina produces prize-winning writers
Study of one equation leads to advanced imaging
Mining brings arsenic to the surface
Federation University Australia prepares students for jobs in renewable energy
The Quantum Astrologer’s Handbook
Dec 15 2018
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Rank #2: William Whewell - coined osmosis, conductivity, ion and scientist!

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William Whewell - coined osmosis, conductivity, ion and scientist!
Jan 12 2019
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Rank #3: What is life?

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Investigating processes which control the expression of genes
New chemistry emulates nature
Climate politics – it’s short-term gain for some versus long-term well-being for all
The secret of life - explanation through new physics
Feb 23 2019
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Rank #4: Gravity, with Einstein

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Australia should adopt the British model of science advisors for each ministry says Peter Newman
Understanding gravity
Illustrating the universe
Resistant nerves could lead to treatment for neuro degenerative disease
Startups aim at efficiency and waste in food production
Improving photosynthesis to boost crop yields
Aug 17 2019
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Rank #5: Was Einstein right?

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How Brexit threatens science. Confirming Einstein’s notion of gravity and general relativity. The Cambrian Explosion - why did it happen? Protection for Ediacaran fossil site near the Flinders Ranges. Submersibles take scientists to deep sea volcanic sites. Fossils reveal new details of how dinosaurs lived. Australian biodiversity used to inspire US humanities undergrads.
Jul 27 2019
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Rank #6: Is birdsong music?

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Is birdsong music?
Dec 22 2018
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Rank #7: How did just five species of dinosaurs survive Armageddon 65 million years ago to give us 10,000 species of birds today?

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Concerns with funding shift for OECD science
Dinosaurs reveal further details of history of life on Earth
Field sound recordings show ecosystems changing fast
Thomas Harriot - forgotten Elizabethan scientist comes to life
The little extras needed to engage US humanities undergrads in biology basics
Aug 03 2019
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Rank #8: Hard questions and hydrogen

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Bees worldwide under serious threat
The Rescue Project presents stories of land repair
Reducing emissions won’t be enough to limit rising temperatures
Coordination required to build a hydrogen-based economy
Science should emulate sport in supporting women
Social influences can help problem gamblers
Tom Gleeson BSc back with another season of tough questions
Aug 10 2019
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Rank #9: An ancient whale mystery hidden in the cliffs around Bells Beach

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Clues to an ancient whale mystery, in the cliffs of the Victorian Surf Coast. 'Geopoetry' inspired by the work of Australia's first female Professor. The Nobel Prize winner who co-authored a paper with his pet. The Chase continues... with a hunt for the night parrot.
Feb 09 2019
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Rank #10: Science Extra: You're not eating enough fruit and veg

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A look back at some big stories of human health from 2018. Why do scientists keep studying the same genes, why are Aussies still not eating enough fruit and veg, and what can we learn from the catastrophic 1918 flu pandemic?
Jan 19 2019
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Rank #11: The psychology of going to Mars

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New telescope to probe the formation and evolution of the universe
Building teams for missions to Mars
Apr 20 2019
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Rank #12: Fancy a brain diet?

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New evidence helps rewrite the human story
Mass migration of human populations predicted
ALP promises funding boost for science
How gut bacteria affect our brain
Who controls autonomous systems?
The amazing, bedazzling bird-of-paradise
May 11 2019
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Rank #13: Frankenstein - It’s alive!!!

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Frankenstein - It’s alive!!!
Jan 05 2019
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Rank #14: Holidays in space?

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Holidays in space?
Jan 26 2019
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Rank #15: Blood!

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Impacts of high-tide flooding on local economic activity
Mysteries of the bizarre ancient fish, the coelacanth
Life at extreme ocean depths
Vale biologist Sydney Brenner
Challenges for AI visual recognition
Nine amazing stories about blood
Apr 27 2019
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Rank #16: Electric brains and ‘magic’ furniture

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Headset provides soundtrack for the vision impaired
Buzzing ball trains the brain with degraded proprioception
Magnetic brain stimulation trials for Multiple sclerosis
Adelaide hosts first Asian Physics Olympiad held in Australia
New wheat varieties for the changing climate
Amphibians threatened worldwide
Ecosystem services vital, though not always obvious
Jun 01 2019
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Rank #17: Is IQ fixed?

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How racial prejudice can easily appear in classrooms
The human race - a race of one
Henry Sutton an inspiration for students at Federation University
Project FeederWatch feeds birds, unites people, provides valuable data
Fairywren Project collates bird sightings to monitor changes in populations and range
Mar 23 2019
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Rank #18: Open the door - or else!

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Sulawesi hit by rare supershear earthquake in Sep 2018
Nuclear and renewables or nuclear or renewables?
Challenges for Alzheimer’s research
How Australia’s first regional university offers more
Pouched rats sniff for land mines and medical samples
May 18 2019
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Rank #19: Wild things

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The first/last Danish wolf
Making Tasmanian devils less Tasmanian
How to control Australia's wild dogs
A world without humans
Jun 15 2019
58 mins
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Rank #20: The vital importance of public enterprise

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Scientists awarded in Australia Day honours. Innovative success from sharing risks and rewards amongst public and private research. Antarctic protection vital for ecosystems’ long-term future. SOFIA chases Titan’s shadow across the Tasman Sea. Australia once joined to North America. Philosophy of science challenges scientists’ role, methods and responsibilities.
Feb 02 2019
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