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Scibernia is a bi-monthly podcast that covers all things science-related, in particular science research and innovation happening in Ireland.
||Scibernia podcast episode 32: Bat detectives and squirrel hunters||In this episode of Scibernia, we get up close and personal with creatures great but small – the squirrel, the bat and the pine marten. Plus, our Culture Corner returns with a review of ‘A Universe From Nothing’. Hit the ‘Play’ or [...]||8 6 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Scibernia podcast episode 31: celebrating science teachers and atom-splitters||Ernest Walton, Irish Nobel laureate in physics In the latest episode of Scibernia, we celebrate the 80th anniversary of Irish physicist Ernest Walton’s “splitting of the atom” and find out why dark clouds could be gathering over sc[...]||11 5 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Scibernia podcast episode 30: Beer, sun storms and scare stories||In the latest episode of Scibernia we learn about the science of brewing, solar storms and how science scare stories develop. To listen, press the ‘Play’ or ‘Download’ button below now, or subscribe via iTunes. In this episode: New Sciberni||18 4 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||GM spuds: the science behind the controversy||Genetically modified foods have been in the news recently, with protests from both the Green Party and groups representing organic farmers criticising a recent decision by Teagasc, the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority, to apply to t[..||12 4 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Scibernia podcast episode 29: The science of Sesame Street, LEGO and Audi||This episode is a special show dedicated to the Atlantic STEM Conference 2012, held in Tullamore, Co Offaly, last week. We sent Sylvia Leatham and Gerard Cunningham along to hear some new ideas about how to make STEM subjects (science, technology,[...]||4 4 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Scibernia podcast episode 28: insect-eating, invisibility-cloaking & observatory-going!||Episode 28 of Scibernia is now live, featuring various members of the Scibernia team eating beetle larvae, jumping on adult bouncy castles and finding out if they can become invisible. To listen, Press the ‘Play’ or ‘Download’ button below now, o||7 3 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Scibernia podcast episode 27: City of Science, mission to Mars & high-tech hurling||In this episode of Scibernia, hear about some of the many events taking place as Dublin becomes City of Science, think about life on Mars, and learn how high-tech engineering is influencing Gaelic games. Hit the ‘Play’ or ‘Download’ button below||23 2 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Scibernia podcast episode 26: Pools, Pluto and pulsars||In the latest episode of Scibernia, we visit a 3D virtual lab, explore some rockpools in Galway and hear from one of the world’s leading astrophysicists. Hit the ‘Play’ or ‘Download’ button below now, or subscribe via iTunes. In this episode:||2 2 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Scibernia podcast episode 25: BT Young Scientist special||Our first show of 2012 is a very special edition dedicated to the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Scibernia went along to the annual school science competition at the RDS and got the low-down from some of the students, teachers, org[...]||19 1 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Scibernia podcast episode 24: Highlights from 2011||Our last episode of the year is a compilation of some interview highlights from 2011. Thanks to everyone who tuned in this year, and massive appreciation to those who supported and cheered us on. Normal service will resume in 2012, but meanwhile tak[...]||30 12 2011||Free||View In iTunes|