Dr. Nathaniel Davis, Associate Investigator and Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington looks at the scientific potential of Flubber.
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Created: Dec 10, 2021, 10:27 AM
Sci Fi / Sci Fact is a new RNZ podcast where a MacDiarmid Institute researcher takes an idea from pop culture to see how it stands up to scientific scrutiny.
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Created: Dec 6, 2021, 6:12 PM
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
MacDiarmid Institute affiliated Orbis Diagnostics is on the brink of releasing a device that can test people's immunity to Covid-19.
Modified: Nov 1, 2021, 2:16 PM
Created: Nov 1, 2021, 1:11 PM
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
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
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
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
Bill Jia, a PhD Student from the University of Auckland's gives us his scientific take on Corrodium from Ben10.
Modified: Jan 24, 2022, 5:09 PM
Created: Aug 30, 2021, 11:39 AM
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
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
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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