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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Santa: How does he do it?

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Santa: How does he do it?

Associate Professor JJ Eldridge at the University of Auckland gives her take on the science behind Santa.

December 24, 2021

Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Back to the Future: Time travel & Hovercars

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Back to the Future: Time travel & Hovercars

Research Fellow, Dr Rodrigo Martinez Gazoni,fact checks the science behind Back to the Future.

December 20, 2021

Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Xmen: Wolverine's Adamantium Claws

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Xmen: Wolverine's Adamantium Claws

Principal Investigator Dr Chris Bumby, is a Principal Scientist at the Robinson Institute, he gives us his scientific take on...

December 10, 2021

Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Star Trek: Dilithium Crystals

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Star Trek: Dilithium Crystals

Dr Krista Steenbergen, Associate Investigator and lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington gives her scientific take on Dilithium Crystals from Star Trek...

December 10, 2021

Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Flubber: Fun or Frightening?

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Flubber: Fun or Frightening?

Dr. Nathaniel Davis, Associate Investigator and Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington looks at the scientific potential of Flubber.

December 10, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Magic Carpets

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Magic Carpets

Associate Investigator, Dr Taniela Lolohea is a Lecturer in Chemistry at AUT takes a look at the science behind magic...

November 26, 2021

NZ company develops device to test Covid-19 immunity

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NZ company develops device to test Covid-19 immunity

MacDiarmid Institute affiliated Orbis Diagnostics is on the brink of releasing a device that can test people's immunity to Covid-19.

November 1, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Pheromones in Black Widow

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Pheromones in Black Widow

Victoria University Wellington, PhD student, Anindita Sen looks at Pheromones from the Black Widow movie.

October 29, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Hypermatter

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Hypermatter

PhD student, Aleksandra Ilina, give us her scientific take on Hypermatter from Star Wars.

October 15, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - MacGyver's Laser

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - MacGyver's Laser

Dr Karen Thorn, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington gives us her scientific take on the MacGyver episode...

September 30, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction -  Relux and Lux Metal

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Relux and Lux Metal

Aran Warren is a PhD student at the University of Canterbury, talks about the potential for Lux/Relux, as imagined by...

September 14, 2021

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Corrodium

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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Corrodium

Bill Jia, a PhD Student from the University of Auckland's gives us his scientific take on Corrodium from Ben10.

August 30, 2021

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