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Spinning out a podcast

Our fortnightly popular science ‘Materials: Fact or Fiction' segment continued for its second year. A spinoff of the series was released as a podcast titled Sci Fi/Sci Fact.

Modified: Jun 3, 2022, 11:22 AM

Created: May 27, 2022, 1:07 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Supernovae

Associate Professor Jan Eldridge on supernovae.

Modified: May 25, 2022, 2:32 PM

Created: May 25, 2022, 2:29 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Magic Wands

Principal Investigator Dr Natalie Plank discusses if magic wands could scientifically exist.

Modified: May 25, 2022, 2:32 PM

Created: Apr 30, 2022, 3:03 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Star Trek: Turnabout Intruder

Associate Professor Jan Eldridge on the Star Trek mind-swap episode - Turnabout Intruder.

Modified: May 4, 2022, 9:37 AM

Created: Apr 28, 2022, 12:49 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Dragonriders of Pern

Professor Nicola Gaston talks about Dragonriders of Pern, the science fantasy series.

Modified: Apr 29, 2022, 12:20 PM

Created: Apr 28, 2022, 12:36 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Brothers Grimm: Rumplestiltskin

Professor Duncan McGillivray tries to work out how Rumpelstiltskin made straw into gold.

Modified: Apr 28, 2022, 12:47 PM

Created: Apr 11, 2022, 11:27 AM
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RNZ’s Our Changing World: Revolutionising Ammonia Production

Associate Investigator, Associate Professor Franck Natali on the Breakthrough Energy Fellowship enabling his team to research reducing the energy cost of ammonia production.

Modified: Apr 5, 2022, 1:04 PM

Created: Apr 5, 2022, 12:17 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Dune: Stillsuit

Principal Investigator, Associate Professor Geoff Willmott on the stillsuits from Dune; the water-saving suit.

Modified: Apr 4, 2022, 3:00 PM

Created: Apr 4, 2022, 10:43 AM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Lord of The Rings: Mithril

Dr Chris Bumby regales Bryan with scientific tales of Mithril from Lord of the Rings.

Modified: Apr 4, 2022, 2:43 PM

Created: Apr 1, 2022, 9:47 AM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Star Wars: Mandalorian Iron

Massey University's Associate Professor Catherine Whitby talk about Mandalorian Iron from Star Wars.

Modified: Apr 4, 2022, 2:40 PM

Created: Mar 19, 2022, 3:03 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Star Wars: Lightsabers

Professor Justin Hodgkiss talks about the scientific feasibility of Star Wars' lightsabers.

Modified: Apr 4, 2022, 2:41 PM

Created: Mar 14, 2022, 3:49 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Futurama: Jumbonium

Dr Nate Davis, explains Jumbonium as: a tennis-ball-sized atom with the electrons orbiting.

Modified: Apr 4, 2022, 2:42 PM

Created: Mar 9, 2022, 10:39 AM
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