Ontario Science Centre: The RedShift Report

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From everyday science puzzlers to the latest in controversial issues, join host Ken Huxley as he roams the Ontario Science Centre, looking for answers to your science questions...

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From everyday science puzzlers to the latest in controversial issues, join host Ken Huxley as he roams the Ontario Science Centre, looking for answers to your science questions...
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-06-19 04:00
last episode published
2013-09-11 00:00
publication frequency
22.98 days
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Number of Episodes
132
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
11.09.2013

What is a pulsar?

We can see stars in the night sky but we can hear them too!
Ontario Science Centre author
30.07.2013

Plight of the butterflies

Why is the eastern monarch population at an all-time low?
Ontario Science Centre author
24.07.2013

Space’s final frontier…recovery!

Is readjusting to life on Earth the most dangerous part of space travel?
Ontario Science Centre author
8.03.2013

Chris Hadfield leads a Canadian experiment to track cosmic radiation.

Sara explains RADI-N2 and the Ontario Science Centre’s data so far.
Ontario Science Centre author
19.02.2013

Another first for astronaut Chris Hadfield

Hadfield will become the first Canadian to command the International Space Station.
Ontario Science Centre author
15.02.2013

Sometimes citizen science gets its start with simply having fun, helping out and getting wet.

We meet 13 year-old volunteer citizen scientist Tavish McClean in part two of our series on the Bowmanville Fish Lift Project.
Ontario Science Centre author
15.11.2012

Citizen scientists help salmon up the creek without a ladder.

We discuss the science behind the Bowmanville Fish Lift Project.
Ontario Science Centre author
26.10.2012

What's life like at the edge of the solar system?

After a 35 year journey, the Voyager 1 probe prepares to enter interstellar space.
Ontario Science Centre author
31.08.2012

What are some of the weird ways that animals communicate?

David Sugarman explains how different animals communicate and why.
Ontario Science Centre author
5.03.2012

What lies hidden in Lake Vostok?

Are Russian scientists poised to unlock the secrets of the world's largest sub-glacial lake?
Ontario Science Centre author
29.02.2012

Why did scientists create a deadly virus in the lab?

We explore the science and controversy surrounding a man-made strain of H5N1 bird flu.
Ontario Science Centre author
24.11.2011

Will robots ever be able to do everything that humans can?

Why a 6 month-old child is more intelligent than the most sophisticated robot.
Ontario Science Centre author
26.10.2011

How many people can the Earth support?

We discuss the impact of 7 billion people on our planet.
Ontario Science Centre author
6.09.2011

Is the Rock-Paper-Scissors game just blind luck?

New research suggests players subconsciously mimic each other's hand shapes.
Ontario Science Centre author
4.08.2011

What's in store for the future of space exploration?

Space Shuttle era ends with Atlantis' final mission.
Ontario Science Centre author
17.05.2011

What does the space shuttle have in common with a pool table and a Geiger counter?

Zoran gets behind the eight ball to explain this riddle.
Ontario Science Centre author
15.10.2010

Will smartphones revolutionize scientific research?

Sara discusses "Visibility," a smartphone app designed to monitor air quality.
Ontario Science Centre author
8.10.2010

Why do so many volcanoes and earthquakes occur along the Pacific Ring of Fire?

Zoran explains what's shakin' in New Zealand and Indonesia.
Ontario Science Centre author
24.09.2010

Can bad news be good for your self-esteem?

News stories you choose to read may be connected to your age and level of self-esteem.
Ontario Science Centre author
17.09.2010

Why were microbes from an English fishing village sent to the ISS?

Find out how well cyanobacteria weathered 553 days in outer space.
Ontario Science Centre author
1.09.2010

What does the future hold for stem cells?

Artificially created stem cells may revolutionize research and therapies.
Ontario Science Centre author
23.08.2010

Scientists sniff out the bowhead whale's sense of smell.

Why has this simple fact eluded scientists for so long?
Ontario Science Centre author
30.07.2010

Does all vodka taste the same?

Chemical engineers distill the molecular cocktail behind the brands.
Ontario Science Centre author
22.07.2010

What goes into the design of a World Cup soccer ball?

The RedShift Report tackles the science behind the Addidas Jabulani.
Ontario Science Centre author
9.07.2010

How do you take the temperature of an extinct animal?

Scientists dig up fresh dinosaur science.
Ontario Science Centre author
2.07.2010

Can pressure-cooking algae produce affordable fuel?

Find out why scientists are having a gas with crude oil.
Ontario Science Centre author
17.05.2010

Can any animals live without oxygen?

Biologists find breathing room for this idea in the Mediterranean mud.
Ontario Science Centre author
7.05.2010

Is multitasking a myth?

Get ready to meet those multitasking masters, the supertaskers!
Ontario Science Centre author
30.04.2010

Who's got the right stuff to lead the flock?

When is comes to collective behaviour, pigeons are no bird-brains.
Ontario Science Centre author
16.04.2010

What causes jet lag?

Find out what makes your biological clock tick!
Ontario Science Centre author
1.04.2010

Is the human brain hard-wired to play fair?

For richer or poorer, our gray matter may be devoted to equality.
Ontario Science Centre author
18.03.2010

Is the electric car really a green machine?

Find out whether drivers are en route to a smaller carbon footprint or energy gridlock.
Ontario Science Centre author
26.02.2010

What's cooking in the cosmic soup?

Get some quarks, add gluons and heat to four trillion degrees Kelvin and stir frequently. A recipe for...what?
Ontario Science Centre author
18.02.2010

What does it take to become an Olympic biathlete?

Julie shares the ingredients required to give the biathlon your best shot.
Ontario Science Centre author
12.02.2010

What is narcissism?

Why a little navel gazing might actually be good for us.
Ontario Science Centre author
5.02.2010

What is the deepest part of the ocean?

The RedShift Report celebrates the 50th anniversary of the only manned trip to the floor of the Marianas Trench.
Ontario Science Centre author
29.01.2010

What makes music emotional?

Clues to why the major and minor keys speak to our moods.
Ontario Science Centre author
22.01.2010

Why do mosquitoes make that annoying buzzing sound?

Get out your citronella candles...there's love in the air.
Ontario Science Centre author
22.12.2009

What's the biggest star ever discovered?

Zoran Miscevic sheds light on a spectacular corner of the universe.
Ontario Science Centre author
18.12.2009

Is the coin toss really random?

Donna Francis flips this common assumption on its head.
Ontario Science Centre author
29.07.2009

Are animals capable of deception?

This week the RedShift Report investigates the monkey business behind primate behaviour.
Ontario Science Centre author
19.05.2009

Should we be worried about satellites crashing above our heads?

A collision between Russian and US satellites may launch debate over responsibility for space junk.
Ontario Science Centre author
9.03.2009

What's the difference between pressed and burned CDs?

Learn how lasers can light the way for detecting the fingerprint of a bootleg CD.
Ontario Science Centre author
12.01.2009

What is a leap second and why is one being added this year?

Donna Francis brings Alex up to speed on atomic clocks and the Earth's slowing rotation.
Ontario Science Centre author
15.12.2008

What is global dimming?

After masking effects of global warming for 30 years, a decline in global dimming is creating an atmosphere of concern among scientists.
Ontario Science Centre author
8.12.2008

Do dogs or humans have cleaner mouths?

This week the RedShift Report brushes up on the science behind bad breath.
Ontario Science Centre author
28.11.2008

What exactly is biogas?

Find out why producing methane gas from poop is a source of environmentally-friendly energy.
Ontario Science Centre author
3.11.2008

Why do leaves change colour in the fall?

Listen as Alex and Donna Francis explore the science behind brilliant autumn foliage.
Ontario Science Centre author
15.10.2008

What's the big deal about layered steel?

For centuries, swordsmiths forged ahead in search of the strongest alloys of iron and carbon.
Ontario Science Centre author
8.10.2008

What is the definition of a dinosaur?

Make no bones about it; these prehistoric creatures had a distinguished evolution.
Ontario Science Centre author