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Science Extra: 2019 in space 2020-01-15 10:00:00 The first image of a black hole, Apollo 11 celebrations, and the successes and failures of 2019's satellite missions. Plus what to expect from the Mars-bound missions in 2020. 17 minutes, 25 seconds
Science Extra: 2019 in environment 2020-01-08 10:00:00 Droughts, fires, and discussions around climate change intensified in 2019. A recap of the year in environment news, and a glimpse of what's to come in 2020. 16 minutes, 2 seconds
Science Extra: 2019 in science 2020-01-01 10:00:00 From quantum 'supremacy' to deep life, catch up on the big themes from a busy year of science. Plus will scientists build a brand new eukaryote in 2020? 18 minutes, 2 seconds
Science Extra: 2019 in health 2019-12-25 10:00:00 Recapping the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes, and the latest trials aimed at warding off Alzheimer's disease. Plus what's ahead in health news for 2020? 18 minutes, 1
The role of forensic science in criminal investigations 2019-12-20 17:05:55 This discussion from the World Science Festival in Brisbane explores the forensic techniques used to convict 21st century criminals and the issues presented for those in science and the law. 54 minutes, 25 seconds
Big themes for 2020 - Youth, identity, climate, AI and always, birds. 2019-12-13 17:05:01 * Zofia bids farewell to her school days
* Roots revives early memories of racial abuse for science writer Michael Brooks
* Bird Haven festival celebrates the joy of birds
* Move aside big banana and big prawn, here comes the big periodic table
* Is there life beyond carbon?
* Marilyn Renfree - Academy honours a lifetime of research
* The march of artificial Intelligence 54 minutes, 7 seconds
Wisdom In Hindsight Life is full of moments that shape us â and if we're lucky, we might pick up some wisdom along the way. In host Guy Raz's final episode, TED speakers share some of the life lessons they've learned. Guests include writer Pico Iyer, financial literacy advocate Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll, and neuroscientist Indre Viskontas.
#547 The D Factor: The Dark Side of Your Personality This week on Science for the People, we're discussing dark personality traits. Everyone has them, and how they manifest themselves depends on your "D" level. We'll be speaking with Ingo Zettler, a Professor of Psychology at the University of Copenhagen and a member of the team of researchers who put forward the theory of the common core of dark personality traits, about what the "D" factor is and what influences your "D" level. This episode is hosted by Anika Hazra. Related links: The dark core of personality on APA PsycNET The Dark Factor of Prsonality: Theory of Common Core of...
Man Against Horse This is a story about your butt. It's a story about how you got your butt, why you have your butt, and how your butt might be one of the most important and essential things for you being you, for being human.
Today, reporters Heather Radke and Matt Kielty talk to two researchers who followed the butt from our ancient beginnings, through millions of years of evolution, and all the way to today, out to a valley in Arizona, where our butts are put to the ultimate test.
This episode was reported by Heather Radke and Matt Kielty and was produced by Matt Kielty, Rachael Cusick and Simon Adler. Sound design and mixing by Jeremy Bloom. Fact-checking by Dorie Chevlen.
Special thanks to Michelle Legro.
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