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Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.

Science Friction ABC Podcasts

    • Science
    • 4.7, 260 Ratings

Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.

    Was Einstein's wife the hidden contributor on his most famous works? Part 2 (Repeat)

    Was Einstein's wife the hidden contributor on his most famous works? Part 2 (Repeat)

    How much did Einstein’s first wife contribute to his work? Mileva's supporters and skeptics go head to head over the evidence in Part 2 of this Science Friction series.

    • 33 min
    Who was Einstein’s first wife? Part 1 - Debate heats up over Mileva's role in Albert’s science (Repeat)

    Who was Einstein’s first wife? Part 1 - Debate heats up over Mileva's role in Albert’s science (Repeat)

    Who was Einstein’s first wife? Muse or collaborator? The plot thickens. The battlelines are drawn.

    • 26 min
    Medical misinformation, COVID-19, Big Data and Black Lives Matter

    Medical misinformation, COVID-19, Big Data and Black Lives Matter

    COVID-19 is a pandemic of medical misinformation. But could it also provoke a revolt in ivory tower culture? Two scientists talk big data, big visions and Black Lives Matter.

    • 37 min
    Climate in the Courtroom Part 3: Big Energy, big typhoons and a big fight for justice

    Climate in the Courtroom Part 3: Big Energy, big typhoons and a big fight for justice

    Artist A.G. survived. Now the fossil fuel industry is in the cross-hairs. Correction: The President of the Philippines in 2013 was Benigno Aquino III.

    • 25 min
    Climate in the Courtroom Part 2: A fossil fuel company is sued. Now it speaks.

    Climate in the Courtroom Part 2: A fossil fuel company is sued. Now it speaks.

    A giant energy company is being sued. Now it speaks. So does the scientist who's become a thorn in their side over fossil fuels. Is the courtroom the new frontier for climate action?

    • 38 min
    Climate in the Courtroom Part 1: Why is this Peruvian farmer suing Germany's largest power company RWE?

    Climate in the Courtroom Part 1: Why is this Peruvian farmer suing Germany's largest power company RWE?

    In this playground of adventurers and mountain home to Peruvians, they don't know if or when it will happen. But they want fossil fuel companies to pay.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
260 Ratings

260 Ratings

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Gushy

I’ve listened to half a dozen episodes, hoping the series wld improve. Sadly it hasn’t. I guess some listeners may enjoy the gushy presentation and the weak-minded content. For me, it’s a yawn.

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Inisghtful

Provides a fascinating insight into a range of topics from a diversity of people and experiences.
Also beautifully narrated - effortless listening.

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