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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Octiron on Terry Pratchett's Discworld

Kate Andrew discusses the imaginary element Octiron, one of the key plot devices of Terry Pratchett's Discworld.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 9:40 PM

Created: Jun 19, 2024, 9:23 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Spiderman's Web

Dr Paul Hume chats about how spider silk might have Spiderman-like capabilities in real life.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 9:17 PM

Created: Jun 17, 2024, 9:11 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: The Terminator

Professor Duncan McGillivray discusses reconfigurable materials, like Terminator's liquid metal endoskeleton.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 9:08 PM

Created: Jun 14, 2024, 9:02 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Wonder Woman's Feminum Wristguards

Professor Nicola Gaston talks about Wonder Woman's feminum gauntlets that can deflect bullets.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 8:57 PM

Created: Jun 12, 2024, 8:50 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Theranos

Professor Duncan McGillivray talks about a simple blood test that could tell us all manner of detail about our health.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 8:47 PM

Created: Jun 10, 2024, 8:38 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Harry Potter's Invisibility Cloak

Dr Colm Healy looks at whether current science could make a Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 8:37 PM

Created: Jun 7, 2024, 8:19 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: The Interstellar Black Hole

Professor Richard Easther talks about black holes, and the possibility of being able to communicate through time and space.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 8:15 PM

Created: Jun 5, 2024, 7:49 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Unobtainium

Professor Nicola Gaston talks about the mineral Unobtainium in Avatar and the theoretical possibilities of solid hydrogen.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 8:58 PM

Created: Jun 3, 2024, 7:35 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Batman - The Caped Crusader

Dr Rodrigo Martinez Gazoni chats about the scientific plausibility of Batman's cape and some of his other gadgets.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 7:25 PM

Created: May 31, 2024, 7:04 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: The Star Trek Tricorder

Dr Michel Nieuwoudt discusses whether we could develop a device that does everything the Star Trek tricorder can do.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 7:02 PM

Created: May 29, 2024, 6:17 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Recreating Ringworld

Professor Chris Bumby chats about the chances of us developing our own Ringworld, first created by author Larry Niven.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 6:20 PM

Created: May 27, 2024, 5:59 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Venom and the Spiderman Symbiote

Dr Paul Hume talks about symbiotes, such as the one that created lethal enemy Venom in the Spiderman franchise.

Modified: Jun 20, 2024, 6:20 PM

Created: May 24, 2024, 5:35 PM
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