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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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    • 4.4 • 93 Ratings

The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.

    Acacias a new weapon against climate change

    Acacias a new weapon against climate change

    The science brief
    Acacia - another climate solution in easy reach
    Science and the public good - physics
    Targeted heat used to treat brain cancer
    Computer science born in Australia 70 years ago

    • 54 min
    Musical palm cockatoos sing duets and more

    Musical palm cockatoos sing duets and more

    The science brief
    Robots for e-waste
    Science and the public good - chemistry
    Palm cockatoos – the singing and drumming parrots on Australia’s northern tip
    Weight training for general health and therapy
    Citizen science boosts science literacy

    • 54 min
    Authors combine science with popular characters and gripping story lines

    Authors combine science with popular characters and gripping story lines

    The science brief
    Science and the public good
    Astrid Lindgren’s Pippi Longstocking introduces young readers to science
    Science the basis of LA Larkin’s crime-thrillers

    • 54 min
    The Science Show celebrates 46 years with Douglas Adams, a pit full of snakes and a memory from the start

    The Science Show celebrates 46 years with Douglas Adams, a pit full of snakes and a memory from the start

    The Science Show celebrates 46 years and recalls a warning given at the start
    Remembering Douglas Adams
    The fascinating world of snakes
    The science brief

    • 54 min
    Crazy ants, smart birds and an Aussie space mission

    Crazy ants, smart birds and an Aussie space mission

    How basic research can lead to unexpected breakthroughs
    Carl’s world of science
    Curtin University builds resupply craft for Space Station
    Bird brains more complex than ever imagined
    Yellow crazy ants threaten ecosystems and agriculture along Queensland coast

    • 54 min
    Electrification coming for runabouts and vale Roger Short

    Electrification coming for runabouts and vale Roger Short

    Electrification coming for runabouts
    Slime moulds fascinate the young and old
    Botanical Ark in far north Queensland
    The reality of scientific research – 1-yr study blows out to 6yrs
    Vale Roger Short

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

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The best podcast around for science news. I love the range of topics, the in depth discussions, and the interesting guests from around the world. I look forward to every new episode.

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