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We live in a universe of scientific wonders and breakthroughs that can change our lives. We want to share these wonders with you. So, Let's Science!

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We live in a universe of scientific wonders and breakthroughs that can change our lives. We want to share these wonders with you. So, Let's Science!

    The Science of Christmas Food

    The Science of Christmas Food

    SCI017: Why do we feel so sleepy after eating that holiday meal of turkey? Caroline tells Lindsay and Lino that it’s not as simple as tryptophan making you sleepy. Plus why that uniquely Australian and New Zealander dish of pavlova can be so fluffy, why peppermint candy canes make your mouth feel cold, and why flambé doesn’t burn the pudding.

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    * Why does turkey make you sleepy? The truth about tryptophan

    * Meringue: The Science Behind a Wonderfully Fluffy Dessert | Let’s Talk Science

    * Why Does Peppermint Give the Illusion That Your Mouth is Cold? – The Horizon Sun





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    • 16 min
    The Space Rock From The Moon

    The Space Rock From The Moon

    SCI016: That’s no moon! Caroline tells Lindsay and Lino that astronomers have discovered a quasi-moon companion of Earth that may in fact be a piece of the Moon that broke off from it eons ago. Plus NASA’s mission to defend our planet from killer space rocks.

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    * Lunar-like silicate material forms the Earth quasi-satellite (469219) 2016 HO3 Kamoʻoalewa | Communications Earth & Environment

    * A ‘quasi-moon’ asteroid companion of Earth that may actually be a moon relic | Space

    * A space rock called Kamoʻoalewa may be a piece of the moon | Science News





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    • 20 min
    The Science of The Egg Drop

    The Science of The Egg Drop

    SCI015: What can dropping an egg teach us about the forces acting on it? Caroline, Lindsay, and Lino are joined by Caroline’s son Frankie to discuss his egg drop experiment as well as inertia, velocity, and gravity.

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    * Background Information on Egg Drop Experiments | Sciencing

    * The Science Behind the Egg Drop Experiment | Sciencing

    * What is Gravity?





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    • 17 min
    China’s Moon Rocks

    China’s Moon Rocks

    SCI014: China’s lunar rover has returned a payload of rocks from the Moon and Caroline tells Lindsay and Lino that the rocks are much younger than those retrieved by Apollo and reveal more about volcanic activity there, providing new answers about the history of the solar system.

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    * Moon rocks brought to Earth by Chinese mission fill key gaps in solar system history | Space

    * Chang’e-5 samples reveal key age of moon rock | EurekAlert!

    * Moon rocks retrieved by Chang’e 5 mission show lunar volcanic activity 2 billion years ago – ABC News





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    • 19 min
    Earthquake!

    Earthquake!

    SCI013: The ground shook in Melbourne, Australia, recently with the largest recorded earthquake ever. Caroline, Lindsay, and Lino talk about their experiences during the tremor and then Caroline explains the what causes earthquakes and how the different layers in the ground beneath us contribute to them.

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    * Melbourne earthquake: what exactly happened, and what’s the best way to stay safe from aftershocks?

    * The Science of Earthquakes





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    • 20 min
    Percy Gets Some Rocks

    Percy Gets Some Rocks

    SCI012: The Mars Perseverance Rover perseveres in its rock core sampling mission to finally collect its first sample. But Caroline tells Lindsay and Lino that they shouldn’t hold their breath waiting for it to be studied. Plus T. Rex face bites showed that love hurt in the Cretaceous period.

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    * NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects First Mars Rock Sample | NASA

    * Tyrannosaurus rex face bites suggest Cretaceous love hurt





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    • 16 min

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