The Science Show - ABC RNAuthor: ABC Radio National
24 Aug 2019

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.

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    Let’s save the gorgeous pangolin!

    New tech to help trace pangolin poachers Research and education a key part of Sydney’s Taronga Zoo Celebrations for Riversleigh’s 25 years as a World Heritage site 50 years of marriage celebrated - with a wasp Ants - the gardeners of the forest Australia’s insects disappearing before being described and named Cameras the best way to observe animal behaviour Our chemical homes

  • Posted on 24 Aug 2019

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    Gravity, with Einstein

    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

  • Posted on 17 Aug 2019

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    Hard questions and hydrogen

    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

  • Posted on 10 Aug 2019

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    How did just five species of dinosaurs survive Armageddon 65 million years ago to give us 10,000 species of birds today?

    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

  • Posted on 03 Aug 2019

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    Was Einstein right?

    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.

  • Posted on 27 Jul 2019

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