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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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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Philote

Dr Krista Steenbergen from Victoria University of Wellington gives us her scientific take on Philote from Enders Game.

Modified: Jun 11, 2021, 10:26 AM

Created: May 28, 2021, 11:04 AM
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Materials: Fact of Fiction - The Force

Geoffrey Weal, PhD student at the University of Otago gives us his scientific take on The Force From Star Wars.

Modified: May 28, 2021, 11:15 AM

Created: May 14, 2021, 10:35 AM
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Matariki holiday will 'better connect us with the natural world'

Dr Pauline Harris is part of the advisory group and speaks on the challenging yet rewarding task of finding the right date for Matariki

Modified: May 12, 2021, 12:26 PM

Created: May 12, 2021, 10:56 AM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Mithril

Mithril from The Lord of the Rings is harder than steel yet lighter. Could Mithril actually exist in reality?

Modified: May 6, 2021, 12:00 PM

Created: May 6, 2021, 11:45 AM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Lightsabers

Lightsabers from Star Wars are the signature weapons for the Jedi Knights. But could these actually exist in reality?

Modified: May 5, 2021, 3:39 PM

Created: May 3, 2021, 2:31 PM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Turbinium

Samuel Martín Treceño, Ph.D. Candidate gives us his scientific take on Total Recall's Turbinium.

Modified: May 28, 2021, 11:14 AM

Created: Apr 30, 2021, 9:36 AM
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How to eliminate C02 emissions from industrial materials

Dr Chris Bumby is part of a team working on how to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from industrial materials including steel.

Modified: May 12, 2021, 12:25 PM

Created: Apr 28, 2021, 11:28 AM
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Materials: Fact or Fiction - Shipstone (Part 2)

In Part 2, Bryan asks Chris, how much power might we be able to store in a battery?

Modified: Apr 20, 2021, 5:20 PM

Created: Apr 9, 2021, 11:24 AM
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