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Dear Science

The Wednesday Wire's weekly dive into the wide world of science. Featuring a rotating cast of smart people including AUT Chemistry professor Allan Blackman and Senior Lecturer Marcus Jones. 

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Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: January 20, 2021

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: January 20, 2021 Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: January 20, 2021, 28.68 MB
Wed 20 Jan 2021

On Dear Science we’re talking about earth spinning one second faster, the history of foods travelling the world, and the systemic flaws of science.

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: January 13, 2021

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: January 13, 2021 Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: January 13, 2021, 20.21 MB
Wed 13 Jan 2021

On this week's Dear Science, Marcus takes us through an overview of what science-y stories to keep our eyes on this year.

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: December 9, 2020

Dear Science w Allan Blackman 9 12 20.mp3 mp3, 29.32 MB
Wed 9 Dec 2020

This week on Dear Science Allan speaks to Felix and Karanama about the relationships between Pandas and Horse poop, Salmon and car tyres, & the relationship between Betelgeuse and "not exploding like we thought it would"

 

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: December 2, 2020

Dear Science 2-12-20.mp3 mp3, 41.42 MB
Wed 2 Dec 2020

This week on Dear Science Marcus Jones spoke to Karanama about protein structures, Oxfords study into a Covid vaccine, and the collapse of a 57 year old telescope

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman

Dear science w/ Allan Blackman Dear science w/ Allan Blackman, 28.07 MB
Wed 25 Nov 2020

On Dear Science this week Allan Blackman chats to Felix and Karanama about a second state of liquid water, poisonous rats and lab grown diamonds, three key parts of a balanced diet

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: November 18, 2020

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: November 18, 2020 Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: November 18, 2020, 31.69 MB
Wed 18 Nov 2020

On Dear Science with Marcus Jones we’re talking about covid vaccines, quantum computers and disappointment in the search for life on venus.

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: November 11, 2020

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: November 11, 2020 Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: November 11, 2020, 38.56 MB
Wed 11 Nov 2020

On Dear Science with Allan Blackman this week Felix and Bronnie hear about about the decline in average body temperature, a new energy saving windows and platypuses/platypi(???) glowing in ultraviolet light.

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: November 4, 2020

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: November 4, 2020 Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: November 4, 2020, 31.44 MB
Wed 4 Nov 2020

On Dear Science this week, Marcus tells Bronwyn and Felix about the study of gravitational waves in space, the probability of schools being breeding grounds for COVID-19, and a surprising discovery about the soft surfaces of comets. 

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: October 28, 2020

Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: October 28, 2020 Dear Science w/ Allan Blackman: October 28, 2020, 28.26 MB
Wed 28 Oct 2020

This week on Dear Science, Allan tells Bronnie about the life of James Randi, a new organ found in the human throat and the shortest interval of time ever recorded - a zeptosecond

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: October 21, 2020

Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: October 21, 2020 Dear Science w/ Marcus Jones: October 21, 2020, 22.74 MB
Wed 21 Oct 2020

On Dear Science this week, Marcus Jones talks about the first ever room-temperature superconductor, a new NASA mission which will lightly graze up against an asteroid and the mystery of why adding salt to sweet foods makes them taste even sweeter