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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Flubber: Fun or Frightening?

Dr. Nathaniel Davis, Associate Investigator and Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington looks at the scientific potential of Flubber.

Modified: Jan 7, 2022, 4:43 PM

Created: Dec 10, 2021, 10:27 AM

RNZ Nights' Sci Fi / Sci Fact

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.

Modified: Jul 18, 2023, 2:17 PM

Created: Dec 6, 2021, 6:12 PM

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

NZ company develops device to test Covid-19 immunity

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

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

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

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

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

Materials: Fact or Fiction - Corrodium

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

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

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

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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