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Last update: 2012-07-20

IaSF 19-07-12: Lazy, Climate & Dolphin Maths

2012-07-20 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

This week? We're so lazy it's killing us. Also, go figure: extreme weather events leads to an increase in belief in climate change. And dolphins might be using some awesome maths when finding fish for dinner.…

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IaSF 12-07-12: Magnetic fish noses!

2012-07-11 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

Chris & Tilly, back with fresh pantaloons! No Higgs boson news this week. Instead? Australian boys to get Gardasil. Also: magnetic fish noses, and watching salmon evolve. Very ichthyological, this episode.…

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IaSF 4-7-12: We found the Higgs Boson!

2012-07-03 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

This week: we found it! By "we", of course, we mean "they": physicists galore at CERN announce the discovery of a new fundamental particle that looks one helluva lot like the long-sought Higgs Boson, responsible for all the mass in the Universe.…

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IaSF 21-6-12: Toads & Brains

2012-06-20 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

Taking the fight to the notorious cane toad, by nabbing the tadpoles before they even leave the pond. Also, Brain scans can show you how hard your mind is working to accommodate those non-intuitive scientific facts.…

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IaSF 7-6-12: the SKA and C14

2012-06-06 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

Astronomical nerdery this week: the Big Decision has been made about the location of the Square Kilometre Array — yay! And, something slammed into the atmosphere around 1200 years ago that made levels of Carbon-14 jump. What was it? No one knows.…

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IaSF 31-5-12: Tragic tree tales

2012-05-30 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

If you've ever done anything stupid, take heart: at least you didn't inadvertently chop down the oldest organism on the planet.…

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IaSF 3-5-12: Magnetic birds & UV sight

2012-05-03 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

Chris and Tilly natter about birds and their magnetic navigation skills. Then a quick lesson on light — UV light to be exact. Did you know that some people can see UV light? No? Amazing!…

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IaSF 19-4-12: See-thru solar & bird HUDs

2012-04-18 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

See-through solar cells are the bee's knees and birds with Heads-Up Displays are the dog's bollocks.…

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IaSF 5-4-12: Colds & Bottoms

2012-04-04 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

Snuffles, sneezles and why there's no cure for the common cold, and why it's really time to stop sitting on your bum all day.…

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IaSF 29-3-12: Higgs & Football

2012-03-28 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

What's the link between the Superbowl and the search for the Higgs Boson? Come on in, let's find out ...…

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IaSF 15-3-12: Lego Death Star & the Bruce Effect

2012-03-14 :: Chris Stewart & Tilly Boleyn

Stoopid presidential candidates, the Lego Death Star, and the fabulously named Bruce Effect.…

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It's a Scientific Fact

A weekly snippet of science to expand your brain, brought to you by Chris Stewart and Tilly Boleyn, from Tilly's Thursday Overdrive show on radio 2SER 107.7FM in Sydney, Australia.

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