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

Science Friction ABC Podcasts

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

    The BIG 20 Science Friction quiz! Wow or what!? moments in 21C science

    The BIG 20 Science Friction quiz! Wow or what!? moments in 21C science

    Two teams...science journalists...scientists...and twenty big years of big science to bone up on. Let the hilarity begin. Ready, set, go!

    • 28 min
    How do you solve a problem like Dark Matter? With poet Alicia Sometimes

    How do you solve a problem like Dark Matter? With poet Alicia Sometimes

    It's the cosmic glue that tethers us together in the universe, ever-present but invisible. Poet Alicia Sometimes meets Australia's dark matter detectives.

    • 27 min
    Machines as kin or the new colonisers? Indigenous tech revolutionaries rethinking A.I

    Machines as kin or the new colonisers? Indigenous tech revolutionaries rethinking A.I

    If we made machines our kin, our siblings, our children...would we think differently about their design? Why Indigenous thinking can change A.I...

    • 35 min
    Hacks turned quacks!

    Hacks turned quacks!

    Two seasoned journalists pick up stethoscopes to become doctors...in the middle of a global pandemic. And a punk band in the making.

     

    • 36 min
    Arson, evil and getting inside humanity's dark side: Dr Julia Shaw and Chloe Hooper

    Arson, evil and getting inside humanity's dark side: Dr Julia Shaw and Chloe Hooper

    How do you climb inside the mind of someone who commits an evil act?

    • 40 min
    Censorship, political interference, and COVID-19 chaos - should scientists take a position in USA Election?

    Censorship, political interference, and COVID-19 chaos - should scientists take a position in USA Election?

    The showdown between Donald Trump and Joe Biden is on. Why are many scientists angry, frightened, and galvanised?

    • 41 min

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