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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.

    Fear! Should we be frightened? ...and survive?

    Fear! Should we be frightened? ...and survive?

    • 53 min
    Why is it so cold in here?

    Why is it so cold in here?

    Besides the virus, what’s bothering people in offices and cabs around the world? Well, it’s freezing. Especially for women. Tom Chang at the University of Southern California did the tests and found there’s a marked drop in productivity if people are uncomfortable because the air-conditioning is berserk. He published his findings and was astounded to find there were millions of responses. Is there a gender difference? Do men in suits really not feel the freeze? Can we afford to waste the energy on unwanted ice boxes to work in? 

    • 54 min
    The arts meet the sciences - and ads in the sky?

    The arts meet the sciences - and ads in the sky?

    White dwarfs reveal composition of gobbled planets
    How light pollution impacts animals
    Plan to create advertising messages in the sky using satellites
    Tragedy of the commons now being played out in space
    The arts and sciences dance together with inspiring results
    Curiosity the cornerstone for artists and scientists

    • 54 min
    Our superginormous black hole is hungry again

    Our superginormous black hole is hungry again

    • 54 min
    The grid is wobbling – what to do? And here comes the WA Scientist of the Year, and he’s running!

    The grid is wobbling – what to do? And here comes the WA Scientist of the Year, and he’s running!

    • 54 min
    The USA, and Australian forests under extreme pressure

    The USA, and Australian forests under extreme pressure

    • 54 min

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