• some image Ep 162: Pulsating Pulses
    I spoke to Daniel Tan from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Agriculture and Environment about his research into pulses, including genetic resistance to heat waves and climate change, plant physiology and genetics, crop modelling and why he is known throughout the University as "The Hot Scientist".
  • some image Ep 160: 2015 The year of light
    2015 was a magnificent year for physics. Not only was it the International Year of Light and light-based technologies, it was an outstanding year of astronomical achievement, culminating with the magnificent New Horizons photos of Pluto. It was also 100 years since the Theory of General Relativity was published, and 50 years since the Cosmic Background Radiation was discovered.
  • some image Ep 157: Where to now for cold fusion?
    It may surprise you to hear that Cold Fusion research continues to this day, with some “interesting” participants and some extraordinary and surprisingly persistent claims.
  • some image Science for kids
    Some cool stuff we did over the holidays with the kids - slime, water rockets, lava lamps, boats, fun.
  • some image Ep 155: Fact or Fiction with ANSTO
    The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation undertakes research and development in nuclear science and technology, and are very active in science communication. Fact or Fiction, examining the science in sci-fi movies, is its principal science communication project.
  • some image Science of Spiderman
    Dr Boob examines Spiderman over two episodes looking at how to manipulate Peter Parker's DNA using a virus to transport engineered DNA into his cells, and the amazing properties of spider silk. Part 1 and Part 2.
  • some image Modelling an all-time greatest musical playlist
    Attempting to settle once and for all what my favourite song is, using maths.