It's a Scientific Fact

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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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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.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2012-07-23 05:21
last episode published
2012-07-21 05:07
publication frequency
12.8 days
Contributors
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn owner   author  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
11
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Categories
Science & Medicine Natural Sciences Medicine

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
21.07.2012

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

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.
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author
12.07.2012

IaSF 12-07-12: Magnetic fish noses!

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.
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author
4.07.2012

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

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.
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author
21.06.2012

IaSF 21-6-12: Toads& Brains

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.
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author
7.06.2012

IaSF 7-6-12: the SKA and C14

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.
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author
31.05.2012

IaSF 31-5-12: Tragic tree tales

If you've ever done anything stupid, take heart: at least you didn't inadvertently chop down the oldest organism on the planet.
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author
3.05.2012

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

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!
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author
19.04.2012

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

See-through solar cells are the bee's knees and birds with Heads-Up Displays are the dog's bollocks.
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author
5.04.2012

IaSF 5-4-12: Colds& Bottoms

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.
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author
29.03.2012

IaSF 29-3-12: Higgs& Football

What's the link between the Superbowl and the search for the Higgs Boson? Come on in, let's find out ...
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author
15.03.2012

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

Stoopid presidential candidates, the Lego Death Star, and the fabulously named Bruce Effect.
Chris Stewart& Tilly Boleyn author