Our selection of the best science podcasts of 2019. New science podcasts are updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
The Science Show RN's science flagship: your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery. The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio.
What is life? 2019-02-22 17:05:28 Investigating processes which control the expression of genes
New chemistry emulates nature
Climate politics - it's short-term gain for some versus long-term well-being for all
The secret of life - explanation through new physics 53 minutes, 58 seconds
Coral spawning, and the hopes and hurdles of assisted evolution 2019-02-15 17:05:00 Insect Armageddon? Study shows 'catastrophic' declines in bug numbers. Coral spawning and assisted evolution at Australia's Sea Simulator. Marlon Brando's luxury resort in French Polynesia, supporting research and conservation. The new wave of Chinese science fiction. 53 minutes, 58 seconds
An ancient whale mystery hidden in the cliffs around Bells Beach 2019-02-08 17:05:00 Clues to an ancient whale mystery, in the cliffs of the Victorian Surf Coast. 'Geopoetry' inspired by the work of Australia's first female Professor. The Nobel Prize winner who co-authored a paper with his pet. The Chase continues... with a hunt for the night parrot. 53 minutes, 52 seconds
The vital importance of public enterprise 2019-02-01 17:05:13 Scientists awarded in Australia Day honours. Innovative success from sharing risks and rewards amongst public and private research. Antarctic protection vital for ecosystems' long-term future. SOFIA chases Titan's shadow across the Tasman Sea. Australia once joined to North America. Philosophy of science challenges scientists' role, methods and responsibilities. 53 minutes, 52 seconds
Science Extra: You're not eating enough fruit and veg 2019-01-19 12:35:00 A look back at some big stories of human health from 2018. Why do scientists keep studying the same genes, why are Aussies still not eating enough fruit and veg, and what can we learn from the catastrophic 1918 flu pandemic? 13 minutes, 1 second
Bias And Perception How does bias distort our thinking, our listening, our beliefs... and even our search results? How can we fight it? This hour, TED speakers explore ideas about the unconscious biases that shape us. Guests include writer and broadcaster Yassmin Abdel-Magied, climatologist J. Marshall Shepherd, journalist Andreas EkstrÃ¶m, and experimental psychologist Tony Salvador.
#514 Arctic Energy (Rebroadcast) This week we're looking at how alternative energy works in the arctic. We speak to Louie Azzolini and Linda Todd from the Arctic Energy Alliance, a non-profit helping communities reduce their energy usage and transition to more affordable and sustainable forms of energy. And the lessons they're learning along the way can help those of us further south.