The Science Show - Full program podcastAuthor: ABC Radio National
27 May 2018

The Science Show - Full program podcast

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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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    Australia's deep history

    Stargazers find new exploding stars The Moon and Leo shining bright for stargazers Reef restoration projects for GBR Algae used for development of new products, and a light feature at Vivid Understanding how plants respond to pathogens may lead to more resistant crops Uncovering ancient Australia

  • Posted on 26 May 2018

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    Chase the darkness and change the sex

    Australian Space Agency to guide space investment Nation taken for a ride with R and D budget measures - Roy Green Primordial black holes may have formed in the very early moments after the Big Bang Distant galaxies may help reveal dark energy Drones and whale snot propel Aussie Famelab winner Vanessa Pirotta to world final Old-school breeding and high-tech genomics to boost prawns and barramundi Pseudocopulation - beneficial to the orchid, exploitative of the wasp Feeling a touch hormonal?

  • Posted on 19 May 2018

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    Two legends of science fiction

    Science lukewarm on 2018 Australian federal budget New approaches aim to circumvent penicillin resistance Fifty years back, Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey foreshadowed artificial intelligence and much more The accuracy and value of science on the big screen Tribute to Ursula Le Guin Riddle of wasps and orchids solved by amateur naturalist Fred Dagg’s weather report Lewis Fry Richardson - pioneer of modern weather forecasting

  • Posted on 12 May 2018

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    Tim Flannery on energy, climate and kelp

    ABC’s Top 5 media residency program in science and humanities A decade ago climate experts were deeply worried. Now they are terrified - Tim Flannery

  • Posted on 05 May 2018

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    Fish pornography and fishy sounds

    New NASA head unconvincing on human contribution to climate Sounds reveal details of aquatic environmental health Fish concealment methods may lead to better underwater mapping Deep-sea corals indicate past climate events Heat from north Atlantic hastens melt of Antarctic ice shelves Tragedy follows exposure of US Antarctic base bureaucracy Headlines used as click bait The Lost Tools of Henry Hoke Ep 3 - Beryl Hoke: the Forge of Destiny

  • Posted on 28 Apr 2018

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