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Dear Science

The Tuesday Wire's weekly dive into the wide world of science.

Featuring a rotating cast of smart people including Chemist Professor Allan Blackman and Physicist Dr Cushla McGoverin. 

Thanks to MOTAT, the museum inspiring the innovators of tomorrow.

Dear Science w/ Professor Allan Blackman: 16th April, 2024.

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Tue 16 Apr 2024

For Dear Science this week, our expert Professor Allan Blackman chats to us about the taste of ancient Roman wine, dating a solar flare from 1859, and a cosmic blast nicknamed "The BOAT."  

Dear Science w/ Professor Allan Blackman: 9th April, 2024.

Dear Science w/ Professor Allan Blackman: 9th April, 2024. , 34.93 MB
Tue 9 Apr 2024

For Dear Science this week, we chatted with our expert Professor Allan Blackman about medically implanted, oxygen powered batteries, the recent solar eclipse, and an upcoming star explosion

Dear Science w/ Professor Allan Blackman: 2nd April, 2024.

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Tue 2 Apr 2024

For Dear Science this week, Wire host Castor speaks to Professor Allan Blackman about 100 year old milk samples found in Antarctica, climate change impacting the Earth's rotation, and song lyrics becoming more repetitive

Dear Science w/ Doctor Cushla McGoverin: 26th March, 2024.

Dear Science w/ Doctor Cushla McGoverin: 26th March, 2024. , 26.1 MB
Tue 26 Mar 2024

This week on Dear Science, Wire host Castor chats with Doctor Cushla McGoverin about an ancient penguin on WoRMS' top ten newly identified marine species, preserved brain tissue, and genetically modified cows milk producing insulin

Dear Science w/ Professor Alan Blackman: 19th March, 2024.

Dear Science w/ Professor Alan Blackman: 19th March 2024. , 35.71 MB
Tue 19 Mar 2024

This week on Dear Science, Wire host Castor spoke to Professor Alan Blackman about how daylight savings impacts car crashes, how handwriting notes can improve memory, and a strange defense tactic used by Spanish ladybugs

Dear Science w/ Dr Cushla McGoverin: 12th February, 2024.

Dear Science w Dr Cushla McGoverin - 12th February, 2024 Dear Science w Dr Cushla McGoverin - 12th February, 2024, 26.85 MB
Tue 12 Mar 2024

Today on Dear Science, wire host Castor spoke to Dr Cushla McGoverin about the use of barnacles in corrosion prevention, how sleep may improve vaccination effectiveness, and how water affects collagens

Dear Science w/ Dr Cushla McGoverin: 5th February, 2024.

Dear Science w/ Dr Cushla McGoverin: 5th February, 2024. , 16.07 MB
Tue 5 Mar 2024

In Dear Science this week, Wire host Castor chats with Dr Cushla McGoverin about Galapagos Tortoise migration. 

Dear Science w/ Alan Blackman : 20 February, 2024

Dear Science w/ Alan Blackman : 20 February, 2024 Dear Science w/ Alan Blackman : 20 February, 2024, 19.5 MB
Tue 20 Feb 2024

This week on Dear Science, Alan brings us some interesting food news - from why blueberries aren't really blue to "meaty rice". Also, Alan and The Wire team attempt to take you to lower frequencies as we discover that lower voices might be the key to social standing. All here on Dear Science, thanks to MOTAT!

Dear Science w/ Dr Cushla McGoverin: 13 February, 2024

Dear Science w/ Dr Cushla McGoverin: 13 February, 2024 Dear Science w/ Dr Cushla McGoverin: 13 February, 2024, 7.46 MB
Tue 13 Feb 2024

For Dear Science this week Dr Cushla McGoverin chats about news developments with 3D printing and the human brain, coral reef biodiversity, and Scorpions.

Dear Science! w/ Professor Allan Blackman: 23 January, 2024

Dear Science! w/ Professor Allan Blackman: 23 January, 2024 Dear Science! w/ Professor Allan Blackman: 23 January, 2024, 38.28 MB
Tue 23 Jan 2024

Professor Allan Blackman is back in the studio for another week of Dear Science. The team discuss needleless insulin, C02 production from bottom trawling, and what it means when a dog wags their tail (hint: it is not just happy).