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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 flying carpets.

Modified: Nov 26, 2021, 10:08 AM

Created: Nov 26, 2021, 9:56 AM
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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.

Modified: Oct 29, 2021, 1:00 AM

Created: Oct 29, 2021, 12:54 AM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Hypermatter

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

Modified: Oct 29, 2021, 1:01 AM

Created: Oct 15, 2021, 10:50 AM
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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 where he makes a laser.

Modified: Oct 15, 2021, 11:08 AM

Created: Sep 30, 2021, 9:54 PM
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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 the Sci Fi writer John W Campbell back in the 1930s.

Modified: Sep 30, 2021, 10:04 PM

Created: Sep 14, 2021, 11:30 AM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Corrodium

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

Modified: Sep 17, 2021, 12:22 AM

Created: Aug 30, 2021, 11:39 AM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Proton Packs from Ghostbusters

Emily Kendall is a University of Auckland PhD Student and provides her scientific take on the Proton Packs from Ghostbusters.

Modified: Sep 3, 2021, 9:54 AM

Created: Aug 18, 2021, 1:46 PM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Liquid Metal from Terminator

Principal Investigator, Professor Duncan McGillivray give his scientific take on reconfigurable materials - the Liquid Metal from the Terminator movies.

Modified: Aug 20, 2021, 11:22 AM

Created: Aug 5, 2021, 1:08 PM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Turnabout Intruder

Jan Eldridge, Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Auckland on the facts being the sci fi of the Star Trek mind swap episode - Turnabout Intruder.

Modified: Jul 26, 2021, 4:09 PM

Created: Jul 23, 2021, 10:29 AM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Jumbonium

Dr Nate Davis, Victoria University of Wellington Senior Lecturer gives his scientific take on Jumbonium from Futurama.

Modified: Jul 23, 2021, 10:38 AM

Created: Jul 6, 2021, 12:48 PM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - The Death Star

PhD Student, Aleksandra Ilina from Victoria University of Wellington, gives us her scientific take on the Star Wars' Death Star.

Modified: Jul 9, 2021, 4:26 PM

Created: Jun 24, 2021, 11:52 AM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Ironman’s Suit

Associate Professor Catherine Whitby, MacDiarmid Institute Associate Investigator gives us her scientific take on Ironman's Suit

Modified: Jun 25, 2021, 10:40 AM

Created: Jun 9, 2021, 5:17 PM
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