Mr Science Show
By Marc West
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||CleanEp 162: Pulsating Pulses||2016 is the International Year of Pulses, which aims to heighten public awareness of the nutritional benefits of pulses as part of sustainable food production aimed towards food security and nutrition. I spoke to Daniel Tan from the University of Sydney'||31 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 161: 2016 Pulses and Pulsars||Happy 2016! This week, I spoke on ABC Radio Central West about some of the science we can expect in 2016: 2016 is the International Year of Pulses, which aims to heighten public awareness of the nutritional benefits of pulses as part of sustainable food||27 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 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||24 12 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 159: Wedding cost, marriage success and cats||From a recent chat with ABC Central West, this week is definitely a correlation of the week. Two separate stories on the topic of love and attachment highlight a couple of statistical concerns you need to be wary of when drawing conclusions from research:||20 9 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 158: Food science with ABC Radio||Every month, I chat with ABC Central West and the science topics of the day, and this week we chatted food, in particular: Consumption of spicy foods may lead to a lower risk of death (and a little about correlation and causation - I really should do some||11 8 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 157: Where to now for Cold Fusion?||Do you remember Cold Fusion? Remember when electrochemists Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons claimed to have achieved nuclear fusion in a bottle on a table in their lab in Utah? That was so 80s! Cold Fusion was quickly debunked and, apart from its appe||2 7 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoEp 156: Science for kids - home-made lava-lamp||This Christmas break, I have been mucking around with science experiments for my kids. Here is the first of a few easy experiments you can try at home. The following videos show you how to make a home-made lava lamp. It is very simple - grab a clear cup (||2 7 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFarewell Darren||It is with great sadness that I let you know that my friend and co-Beer Drinking Scientist, Darren Osborne, passed away in January after a brave battle with brain cancer. I've put a few words up over on the BDS website, so I'll direct you over there if yo||25 2 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 155: Fact or Fiction with ANSTO||The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation undertakes research and development in nuclear science and technology. This has wide application including nuclear medicine, atmospheric monitoring, materials engineering, neutron scattering and||13 7 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 154: Blogging, podcasting, royal jelly and using chocolate to determine the speed of light||Over the Easter break, I spoke with Lish Fejer on ABC 666 Canberra on her Experimentarium segment. We spoke on various things to do with science blogging and podcasting, and matters Easter related including: Royal Jelly (the Royals were in town, a great||26 4 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 153: Complex Network Analysis in Cricket||Complex network analysis is an area of network science and part of graph theory that can be used to rank things, one of the most famous examples of which is the Google PageRank algorithm. But it can also be applied to sport. Cricket is a sport in which i||11 3 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Refreshingly interesting and different every week. This podcast has improved over time, and now has video podcasts. "The Snorer from Hell" is priceless, and the travel and love series really good. Looking forward to seeing what comes up next year.
Tongue in check science
Mr Science certainly loves his subject. He has a great eye (or should that be ear) for finding science that's interesting and thought provoking. He's not always serious, which makes it fun to listen to - you never know what's next. Keep up the work.
Really easy to understand science
The Mr Science Show Podcast is entertaining and the science is really easy to understand. He also has a very nice voice for radio and is quite funny at times! A top show.