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Science that makes sense, with various smart people, including AUT Chemistry professor Allan Blackman.

Dear Science: December 5, 2018

Dear Science: December 5, 2018 Dear Science: December 5, 2018, 33.44 MB
Wed 5 Dec 2018

On Dear Science today, AUT's Allan Blackman discusses the CRISP baby scandal, extremely precise clocks, and Heisenberg. 

Dear Science: November 28, 2018

Dear Science: November 28, 2018 Dear Science: November 28, 2018, 26.49 MB
Wed 28 Nov 2018

For Dear Science we talk about NASA's latest mission on Mars and powered planes with no moving parts (!!)

Dear Science: November 21, 2018

Dear Science: November 21, 2018 Dear Science: November 21, 2018, 31.61 MB
Wed 21 Nov 2018

Lots of grim things today on Dear Science - we talk about one of the deadliest scientist, and why you really did not want to be alive in year 536, because it really, really sucked. But we finish on a cute note with some very much needed explanation about wombats’ square poop(s?).

Dear Science: kilograms, earth's mass and music for plants: November 14th, 2018

Dear Science: kilograms, earth's mass and music for plants: November 14th, 2018 Dear Science: kilograms, earth's mass and music for plants: November 14th, 2018, 29.23 MB
Wed 14 Nov 2018

For Dear Science, we talk about the changing weight of kilograms, measuring the earth’s mass and growing plants with the help of music.

Dear Science: November 7, 2018

Dear Science: November 7, 2018 Dear Science: November 7, 2018, 36.36 MB
Wed 7 Nov 2018

On Dear Science we talk about cellphone radiation effects, hydropower and the creation of matter in space.

Dear Science: 31 October, 2018

Dear Science: 31 October, 2018 Dear Science: 31 October, 2018, 30.24 MB
Wed 31 Oct 2018

For Dear Science we talk about alkaline water, age ratings in films being determined by chemistry in the air, and wrongful criminal drug conviction cases due to misconduct in the lab.

Dear Science: October 24, 2018

Dear Science: October 24, 2018 Dear Science: October 24, 2018, 42.15 MB
Wed 24 Oct 2018

For Dear Science we talk about retracted research, germ infested hand dryers, and the latest Breakthrough award - which is worth more than the nobel prize.

Dear Science: October 17, 2018

Dear Science: October 17, 2018 Dear Science: October 17, 2018, 36.09 MB
Wed 17 Oct 2018

For Dear Science we talk about the IPCC Report, DNA testing and magnetic explosions.

Dear Science: October 10th, 2018

Dear Science: October 10th, 2018 Dear Science: October 10th, 2018, 31.34 MB
Wed 10 Oct 2018

On Dear Science today, AUT's Allan Blkackman discusses last week's Nobel Prize in Chemistry, new space worlds and viagra.

Dear Science: October 3rd, 2018

Dear Science: October 3rd, 2018 Dear Science: October 3rd, 2018, 34.48 MB
Wed 3 Oct 2018

Allan joins us in studio this week to talk all things Nobel! Prize season is upon us, so we break down this year's achievements in Physics and Medicine. First up are immunologists James Allison and Tasuku Honjo who received the medicine Nobel prize for discovering how to release the brakes cancer puts on the immune system, with dramatically postivie results in patients with melanomas. We then celebrate the third female to ever win the physics Nobel, and the first in 55 years Prof Donna Strickland, alongside Arthur Ashkin and Gerard Mourou, for their groundbreaking work with laserbeams.