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167 – Robert Lloyd – 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who – Part 2

2013-05-25 :: Brains Matter

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic science fiction show, Doctor Who. I spoke to actor and comedian (and honourary 10th Time Lord) Rob Lloyd, also known as the Number 1 Doctor Who fan in the world, about the show. This is the second part of a two part interview. Topics we discuss [...]…

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166 – Robert Lloyd – 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who – Part 1

2013-05-12 :: Brains Matter

Something a bit different for this episode – this year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic science fiction show, Doctor Who. I spoke to actor and comedian (and honourary 10th Time Lord) Rob Lloyd, also known as the Number 1 Doctor Who fan in the world, about the show. This is the first of [...]…

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165 – Dr Michael Brown – The Peer Review Process

2013-04-26 :: Brains Matter

In today’s episode, I talk to Dr Michael Brown from Monash University about the peer review process in science. We talk about: - What the Peer Review Process is - How the Peer Review Process helps - The issues with Peer Review - What is the issue with positive and negative scientific results? - The [...]…

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164 – Sir Paul Nurse – Making Science Work Part 2

2013-04-23 :: Brains Matter

This episode is part 2 of 2, of a talk given by Sir Paul Nurse, who is President of The Royal Society in the UK, and the Nobel Laureate in Medicine or Physiology for 2001, on the wonder of science and how it enhances our culture and civilisation. He also discusses how science can not [...]…

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163 – Sir Paul Nurse – Making Science Work Part 1

2013-04-23 :: Brains Matter

This episode is part 1 of 2, of a talk given by Sir Paul Nurse, who is President of The Royal Society in the UK, and the Nobel Laureate in Medicine or Physiology for 2001, on the wonder of science and how it enhances our culture and civilisation. He also discusses how science can not [...]…

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162 – Dr Michael Brown – Lies, Damned Lies, and NRA Statistics

2013-03-22 :: Brains Matter

In today’s episode, I talk to Dr Michael Brown from Monash University about the mis-use of statistics in the public sphere, and specifically, about the American National Rifle Associations misrepresentations of data. We talk about: - The Australian context - Australian gun control laws - The subsequent experience after the implementation of these laws - [...]…

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161 – Sir Harry Kroto – The State of Science

2013-02-28 :: Brains Matter

In today’s episode, I talk to Sir Harold Kroto, who shared the 1996 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for the co-discovery of carbon-60, or Buckminsterfullerine. We continue the discussion from episode 160, and talk about - Stereotypes of scientists - Science and natural philosophy - What are non-science people interested in? - Kids as scientists - [...]…

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160 – Sir Harry Kroto – Buckminsterfullerine

2013-02-11 :: Brains Matter

In today’s episode, I talk to Sir Harold Kroto, who shared the 1996 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for the co-discovery of carbon-60, or Buckminsterfullerine. He talked to me about the discover of carbon-60, as well as the state of science in the UK and worldwide. This is part 1 of a 2 part interview. Today’s [...]…

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159 – Where is my flying car? – Part 3

2012-12-23 :: Brains Matter

Today’s episode is part 3 of a 3 part series called “Where is my flying car?” organised and hosted by the University of Melbourne’s Physics Students Society. This final episode in this series primarily includes audience questions – some of the audio is difficult to hear from some parts of the audience, so apologies for [...]…

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158 – Where is my flying car? – Part 2

2012-10-31 :: Brains Matter

Today’s episode is part 2 of a 3 part series called “Where is my flying car?” organised and hosted by the University of Melbourne’s Physics Students Society. Hosted by Dr Roger Rassool, panel members included: Dr Andi Horvath, Museum Victoria, Dr Erica Sloan, Monash Institute on Pharmaceutical Science, Tim Thwaites, Science writer, and myself. The [...]…

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157 – Where is my flying car? – Part 1

2012-08-17 :: Brains Matter

Today’s episode is part 1 of a 3 part series called “Where is my flying car?” organised and hosted by the University of Melbourne’s Physics Students Society. Hosted by Dr Roger Rassool, panel members included: Dr Andi Horvath, Museum Victoria, Dr Erica Sloan, Monash Institute on Pharmaceutical Science, Tim Thwaites, Science writer, and myself. The [...]…

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156 – Professor Chris Tinney – The Search for Extrasolar Planets

2012-06-10 :: Brains Matter

There can be few questions more fundamental for a scientist’s research to address than “Is our home here on Earth unique? Or ubiquitous?” Astronomers involved in the search for – and the study of – extra-solar planets are fortunate enough to have this sort of question driving their daily activities. This episode is sponsored by [...]…

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155 – Professor Brian Schmidt – The Accelerating Universe – Public Talk

2012-03-27 :: Brains Matter

In 1998, two teams traced back the expansion of the universe over billions of years and discovered that it was accelerating, a startling discovery that suggests that more than 70% of the cosmos is contained in a previously unknown form of matter, called Dark Energy. The 2011 Nobel Laureate for Physics, Brian Schmidt, leader of [...]…

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154 – Alom Shaha – The Young Atheists Handbook

2012-03-24 :: Brains Matter

In today’s episode, I speak to Alom Shaha, a science teacher and communicator from the UK. Alom has worked on television shows researching science, and is well known in science communication circles. He recently published a book called The Young Atheists Handbook, and spoke to me about his views on science, religion, freedom from religion, [...]…

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153 – Dr Duncan Galloway – Neutron Star Binaries

2012-01-21 :: Brains Matter

In today’s episode, I talk to Dr Duncan Galloway, ARC Future Fellow at Monash University. His interest is in Neutron Star Binaries and I talked to him about this: - Duncan’s background - What is a neutron star? - How big is a neutron star? - How does a neutron star stay together? - The [...]…

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152 – Dr Corin Storkey – Sugar to Mend a Broken Heart

2011-12-19 :: Brains Matter

In today’s episode, I talk to Brains Matter regular, Dr Corin Storkey, from the Heart Research Centre in Sydney. He talks to us about new research into a type of sugar that could prevent heart disease! We talk about: - the patent that has been filed on a new sugar based compound - how the [...]…

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10/12/2011 365 Days of Astronomy Appearance

2011-12-16 :: Brains Matter

The Ordinary Guy has contributed to another 365 Days of Astronomy podcast Aryabhata…

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151 – Dr Robyn Pickering – Australopithecus Sedeba Update

2011-12-05 :: Brains Matter

In today’s episode, I talk to Dr Robyn Pickering from the University of Melbourne, with an update on the status of research regarding the discovery of Australopithecus Sedeba. Topics discussed include: - the age of the Australopithecus Sedeba has been confirmed - how the more accurate dates were determined - how does this relate to [...]…

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150 – One Hundred and Fifty Shows!

2011-12-01 :: Brains Matter

In today’s short episode, OG comments on his experiences with the show for the past 150 episodes. Download Encore MP3 of Ep 150…

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Encore – Brian Schmidt – The Acceleration of the Universe

2011-10-13 :: Brains Matter

Professor Brian Schmidt won the Nobel Prize for physics for 2011, for his work in helping discover that the universe was accelerating in it’s expansion, which came as a huge surprise to the whole astronomical community. I spoke to Brian about his work for the 24/5/2009 episode of Brains Matter – for those of you [...]…

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149 – Kellie Caught – The Say Yes Campaign

2011-10-12 :: Brains Matter

In this episode, I talk to Kellie Caught, Head of Climate Change for WWF Australia, about the Say Yes Campaign. Topics discussed include: - Kellie’s background - The background of the carbon price in Australia and worldwide - Kyoto - How long has the EU had Emissions Trading Schemes? - What is the ‘say yes’ [...]…

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148 – Michael Roache – Australian Macropod Action Plan

2011-09-30 :: Brains Matter

In this episode, I speak to Michael Roache, the Program Manager for Threatened Species at the World Wildlife Fund – Australia. He spoke to me about: - Michael’s background - National Threatened Species Day - How many threatened species do we have in Australia? - What are macropods? - The relationship between threatened species and [...]…

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147 – Marita Cheng – Who are the Robogals?

2011-09-18 :: Brains Matter

In today’s show, I speak to Marita Cheng, the founder of Robogals. Topics we discuss include: - Marita’s background - What inspired her to go into engineering? - How did Robogals get started? - What are the aims of Robogals? - Who is it targeting? - What does it do at schools? - What is [...]…

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146 – Five Years of Brains Matter

2011-09-17 :: Brains Matter

Today’s episode is a 5 year celebration of the podcast - Listener feedback for the five year anniversary - The five year anniversary competition winner A discussion on science and society at the Brains Matter 5 year celebration where we discussed: - education - inspiration - teachers - governments and their inertia in pushing science [...]…

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145 – Dr Rosemary Mardling – The Three Body Problem

2011-09-14 :: Brains Matter

In today’s episode, I speak to Dr Rosemary Mardling from Monash University on the 3-body problem and the n-body problem. - What is the 3-body problem? How does it relate to astronomy? - How was it worked out in the early days? - What was Newton’s approach to the problem? - How does the 3-body [...]…

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5 Year Anniversary

2011-09-12

This Friday signifies the 5 year anniversary of the podcast – thank you to everyone who has contributed to the show, been on the show, listened or recommended the show to others. The show is nothing without all of you. Please send me through your favourite (or memorable!) moments from the show by Wednesday 14/9 [...]…

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144 – Dr Owen Carter – What Causes Childhood Obesity?

2011-09-07 :: Brains Matter

In this episode, I talk to Dr Owen Carter, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control at Curtin University, on the topic of childhood obesity and the perceptions that surround it – some of the reality based on the research studies may surprise you! Today’s listener of the episode is [...]…

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143 – The World of the Elephant – Science Week Live Show

2011-09-04 :: Brains Matter

This episode is the audio from the National Science Week live show recorded at the Monash Science Centre. You can download the presentation and the lyrics to the song at the Brains Matter web site. A live audience enjoyed hearing from the range of guests at the Brains Matter live show – first up was [...]…

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20/8/2011 Science Week Live Show

2011-08-21

Well, Saturday has come and gone, and fun was had all round. To celebrate Science Week, Brains Matter, with the support of the Monash Science Centre, hosted a live show on The World of the Elephant. The first person to be interviewed was Professor Roger Short, a world leading expert on elephants, and he discussed [...]…

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Science Week Live Show – 20/8/2011

2011-08-14 :: Brains Matter

Brains Matter is hosting a live show for Science Week at the Monash Science Centre Details here…

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The World of the Elephant – National Science Week Live Show

2011-07-22

The Brains Matter podcast will be hosting a National Science Week event on Saturday the 20th of August, 2011 at the Monash Science Centre starting from 2:30pm. Research scientist Evan Bittner will be joining OG to discuss elephants, what we know about them, their history, and the current situation with human-elephant conflict and the research [...]…

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142 – Prof Richard Wassersug – Prostate Cancer

2011-07-16 :: Brains Matter

Professor Richard Wassersug is from the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology from Dalhousie University in Canada. He is also a prostate cancer survivor, and I talked to him about his personal and academic interest in issues around prostate cancer, including: - His personal experience with prostate cancer - The link between his interest in herpetology [...]…

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1/7/2011 365 Days of Astronomy Appearance

2011-07-08 :: Brains Matter

The Ordinary Guy has contributed to another 365 Days of Astronomy podcast The making of Makemake…

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141 – Dr Rosemary Mardling – Extra Solar Planet Update

2011-06-04 :: Brains Matter

In this episode I speak again to Dr Rosemary Mardling from Monash University with an update on extra solar planets - What kind of planets are being discovered? - The HARPS spectrograph and its capability - The radial velocity method - How many extra solar planets have been discovered to date? - The transiting method [...]…

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140 – Stephen Luntz – Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats

2011-06-04 :: Brains Matter

In this episode, I speak to science writer Stephen Luntz. He talked to me about his interests, career, and his book Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats Today’s listener of the episode is Eliska Jeffrey Download MP3 of Ep 140 You can donate by clicking on the button above, and subscribe by subscribing in iTunes…

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139 – Dr Michael Brown – The Square Kilometre Array

2011-05-24 :: Brains Matter

In this episode, I talk to Dr Michael Brown, the ARC Future Fellow from Monash University, who has been doing work on the planned surveys with the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder. He talked to the podcast about the Square Kilometre Array. Topics we discussed included: - What are the different types of telescopes? - [...]…

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138 – Prof Ray Jayawardhana – Strange New Worlds

2011-05-21 :: Brains Matter

Professor Ray Jayawardhana is the Canada Research Chair in Observational Astrophysics and the Steacie Fellow at the University of Toronto. He has just written a book called Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life beyond Our Solar System, and he chatted to me about: - some of his background, and study areas [...]…

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137 – Prof Lawrence Krauss – Dinner with a Physicist

2011-04-16 :: Brains Matter

Professor Lawrence Krauss is the author of “The Physics of Star Trek”, a professor of physics, the Foundation Professor of the School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Director of the Origins Project at the Arizona State University. I was privileged enough to have a chat with him about physics and science in general, [...]…

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136 – Marion Anderson – Spam in a can: Yuri’s Night

2011-04-12 :: Brains Matter

Today is the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gargarin’s first venture into outer space. Marion Anderson, a planetary geologist from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, presented a talk on the history and future of Manned Space Flight. Download MP3 of Ep 136 Please vote for this podcast this month at You can donate by clicking on [...]…

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135 – Prof Claude Roux – Forensic Science

2011-03-19 :: Brains Matter

I talk to Professor Claude Roux from the Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Technology Sydney about forensics and how it is used. Topics we discuss include: - The type of research Claude is interested in - Finger printing - Forensic anatomy - Anti body forensic methods - DNA usage and profiling in [...]…

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134 – Dr Helen Paterson & Sadhana Raju – Lying

2011-03-13 :: Brains Matter

Why do people lie? And how easy is it to determine if people are being truthful or not? I talk to Dr Helen Paterson and Sadhana Raju in relation to these topics. We discuss: - What is a lie? - Why do people lie? - Is there an advantage to being deceitful? - Are humans [...]…

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3/3/2011 365 Days of Astronomy Appearance

2011-03-04 :: Brains Matter

The Ordinary Guy from the Brains Matter Podcast has contributed to another episode of 365 Days of Astronomy: Meteorites in Antarctica…

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133 – Prof Ralph Pudritz – From First Stars to First Life

2011-02-19 :: Brains Matter

Professor Ralph Pudritz is the Director of the Origins Institute at McMaster University in Canada, and presented a talk entitled “From First Stars to First Life” at Monash University, Australia. The following podcast is a recording of that presentation, which also brings out some interesting discussion points, and some amazing revelations including: - Formation of [...]…

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Book launch – Dr Geoff Campbell

2011-02-16

Hi folks, Dr Geoff Campbell, who was interviewed in the following episodes: 18/3/2008 – Episode 58 – Srinivasa Ramanujan 27/4/2008 – Episode 61 – Visible Lattice Points will be releasing a book next week, so you are welcome to join if you wish. Details in the flyer below.…

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It’s awards season…

2011-01-11

… or so it seems. I’ve been fortunate enough to be nominated in the Shorty Awards Nominate Brains Matter for a social media award in the Shorty Awards science category and also in the Top Geek award. So if you could take a moment of your time to support Brains Matter, that would be wonderful. [...]…

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132 – Steve Mirsky – (2/2) – Science Communication Pt 6

2011-01-01 :: Brains Matter

In Brains Matter’s continuing series on science communication, I continue my talk with Steve Mirsky, a journalist and author, editor at Scientific American, and podcast host about various aspects of science communication and the perception of science in the public. This is part 2 of the discussion. If you haven’t listened to part 1, please [...]…

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131 – Steve Mirsky – (1/2) – Science Communication Pt 5

2010-12-15 :: Brains Matter

In Brains Matter’s continuing series on science communication, I talk to Steve Mirsky, a journalist and author, editor at Scientific American, and podcast host about various aspects of science communication and the perception of science in the public. Topics we discuss include: - Steve’s background - The changing view of science by the public - [...]…

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9/12/2010 365 Days of Astronomy Appearance – Titan and the Saturnian System

2010-12-11 :: Brains Matter

The Ordinary Guy from the Brains Matter Podcast has contributed to another episode of 365 Days of Astronomy: Titan and the Saturnian System For the full interviews with Dr Andrew Prentice, please check out the guests list…

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130 – Ian Woolf – Science Communication Pt 4

2010-10-22 :: Brains Matter

In our continuing series on Science Communication, I talk to Sydney science journalist, Ian Woolf. Topics we discuss include: - How Ian got into science communication - How well is science communicated in Australia? - Where does most of the communication come from in this country? - The government’s lack of valuing of education - [...]…

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129 – Karl Kruszelnicki – Science Communication Pt 3

2010-10-22 :: Brains Matter

In todays show, I talk to Karl Kruszelnicki, also known as Dr Karl, about science communication, in the Brains Matter continuing series of science communication. Topics we discuss are: - Why do we need a science week? - Respect for education - Different attitudes to education and science overseas compared to western nations - The [...]…

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128 – Bec Crew – Science Communication Pt 2

2010-10-17 :: Brains Matter

In todays episode I talk to Bec Crew, from Cosmos Magazine. Bec won the Australian Government’s National Science Week Big Blog Theory competition in the Blogging Category, and talked to me about science blogging, her blog, how it started and what got her interested in science communication. Bec also discusses what she thinks makes a [...]…

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127 – Prof Dennis Schatz – Science Communication Pt 1

2010-10-15 :: Brains Matter

In this episode, the fourth anniversary of the Brains Matter podcast, I talk to Professor Dennis Schatz, the Senior Vice President for Strategic Programs at the Pacific Science Centre in the US. We discussed the topic of communication in science, including: - Dennis’s background - What are some of the issues with current science communication? [...]…

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3/10/2010 365 Days of Astronomy Appearance – Transiting Extra Solar Planets

2010-10-03 :: Brains Matter

The Ordinary Guy from the Brains Matter Podcast has contributed to another episode of 365 Days of Astronomy: Transiting Extra Solar Planets…

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126 – Prof Missaka Wijayagunawardane – The Sri Lankan Asian Elephant

2010-10-01 :: Brains Matter

In this episode, I talk to Professor Missaka Wijayagunawardane from the Department of Animal Science at the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka. Professor Wijayagunawardane is a Professor in Animal Science and is an elephants reproduction specialist. Topics we discussed included: - What is the situation of elephants in Sri Lanka? - What is the [...]…

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125 – Dr Mark Boland – Presentation on ACAS

2010-09-23 :: Brains Matter

In this episode, I talk once again to the Dr Mark Boland, Principal Accelerator Physicist at the Australian Synchrotron, and he is alsoDeputy Director for the Australian Collaboration for Accelerator Science. He gave a presentation at the Synchrotron about ACAS, and has given his permission for all the listeners out there to hear it. Download [...]…

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124 – Dr Mark Boland – Update on the Australian Synchrotron

2010-09-07 :: Brains Matter

In this episode, I talk to the Deputy Director for the Australian Collaboration for Accelerator Science. We talked about some of the work that has been done at the Australian Synchrotron since Dr Boland’s last appearance on the show. - How will measurements take place at the LHC? - What is a Linear Collider? - [...]…

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123 – Mei Liu – Amazing Bodies Exhibition

2010-09-03 :: Brains Matter

The Amazing Bodies Exhibition is an exhibition that showcases bodies of all shapes and sizes – from reptiles, to land mammals, to whales, and even humans. The exhibition premiered in Melbourne, and will tour Australia and New Zealand. One of the most interesting aspects of the exhibit is the use of the plastination technique to [...]…

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Astronomy for Non-Human life forms

2010-08-10 :: Brains Matter

Steve Nerlich from Cheap Astronomy and I contributed the following episode to the 365 Days of Astronomy podcast Listen here…

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Second Place Vesta

2010-06-20

Brains Matter has once again contributed to the 365 Days of Astronomy podcast. Who remembers second place? It’s a problem that plagues anyone who isn’t the biggest or fastest or shiniest. In today’s episode of 365 Days of Astronomy, we l…

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25/5/2010 365 Days of Astronomy Appearance – Hypervelocity stars

2010-05-25

The Ordinary Guy from the Brains Matter Podcast has contributed to another episode of 365 Days of Astronomy: Hypervelocity Stars…

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A 6 Year Old’s Question on Star Quakes

2010-03-04

Brains Matter has once again contributed to the 365 Days of Astronomy podcast. My six year old asked whether magnetism could crush a star. The following podcast is the result of trying to find the answer to that! Download the show here Link to the 365 Day…

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The First Astronomers

2010-02-15

Brains Matter has once again contributed to the 365 Days of Astronomy podcast. For this episode, the topic was on The First Astronomers – the Australian Aborigines. Download the show here Link to the 365 Days of Astronomy site…

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Fourth 365 Days of Astronomy appearance

2009-09-22

The 22/9/2009 episode of 365 Days of Astronomy was the fourth contribution by Brains Matter to the IYA podcast effort. In this particular episode, I talk about Ruby Payne Scott, an Australian physicist, who was the world’s first female radio astrono…

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