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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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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

72 Ratings
Average Ratings
57
5
4
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

Updated 3 days ago

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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: Is birdsong music?

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Is birdsong music?
Dec 22 2018
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Rank #2: 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 #3: 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
54 mins
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Rank #4: Holidays in space?

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Holidays in space?
Jan 26 2019
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Rank #5: 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 #6: 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
54 mins
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Rank #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: 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 #10: 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 #11: Frogs! Frogs! Frogs!

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Ode to the typewriter and vale poet Les Murray
Phone recordings provide status update for frogs
Spread of chytrid fungus linked to human transport
Hashtag era gives activism a face
Coalition promises for science
Judge finds scientist’s dismissal unlawful
Major changes in human history linked to geological forces
May 04 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: 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 #14: Stopping the plunge in achievement in STEM at school and university

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Understanding not memorization the key to learning maths
New approach to teaching hopes to improve retention in STEM
Carl Sagan inspires search for life beyond Earth
Elements of interest to Australia
Racial prejudice from teachers lessens student results
Mar 16 2019
54 mins
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Rank #15: Here comes the Sun

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University of Sydney opens new mathematics research institute
Science Museum shines light on the Sun
Bats - just squeaks or language?
Help for gliders crossing busy roadways
Behind the scenes of award-winning science journalism
Nov 17 2018
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Rank #16: 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 #17: Frankenstein - It’s alive!!!

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Frankenstein - It’s alive!!!
Jan 05 2019
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Rank #18: The making and breaking of memory

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President Trump heading for the far side of the Moon
Early prep for human missions to Mars
Lights affect migratory birds
NestWatch tracks breeding success of birds across the US
Where memories are held
New focussed approach to brain therapy
Miniaturisation and wifi bring hope for patients with epilepsy and vision impairment
Mar 30 2019
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Rank #19: How young people view our scientific world – and our uncertain future

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How young people view our scientific world – and our uncertain future.
Jan 19 2019
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Rank #20: Taking tech into your own hands

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Building your own artificial Pancreas
Jun 22 2019
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