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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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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Marvel: Ironman's Suit

Dr Catherine Whitby, said self-repairing materials like the Ironman Suit are kind of the "holy grail" for scientists.

Modified: Apr 4, 2022, 2:42 PM

Created: Jan 7, 2022, 4:36 PM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Santa: How does he do it?

Associate Professor JJ Eldridge at the University of Auckland gives her take on the science behind Santa.

Modified: Jan 7, 2022, 4:42 PM

Created: Dec 24, 2021, 10:58 AM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Back to the Future: Time travel & Hovercars

Research Fellow, Dr Rodrigo Martinez Gazoni,fact checks the science behind Back to the Future.

Modified: Jan 7, 2022, 4:42 PM

Created: Dec 20, 2021, 9:44 AM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Xmen: Wolverine's Adamantium Claws

Principal Investigator Dr Chris Bumby, is a Principal Scientist at the Robinson Institute, he gives us his scientific take on Adamantium.

Modified: Jan 7, 2022, 4:42 PM

Created: Dec 10, 2021, 11:27 AM
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Sci Fi/Sci Fact - Star Trek: Dilithium Crystals

Dr Krista Steenbergen, Associate Investigator and lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington gives her scientific take on Dilithium Crystals from Star Trek

Modified: Jan 7, 2022, 4:43 PM

Created: Dec 10, 2021, 11:23 AM
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