Spotting penguins for science, sending probes to Alpha Centauri, and how to tell if a T. Rex is expecting!
The uncommon Common Octopus, why coffee has caffeine, smart-phones and ‘internet naturalists’, and the tough and hardy electronic fabric.
Updates on ISEE-3, fossilised brains, electric bacteria and a rubber duckie comet. Plus the largest non-avian flying dinosaur, a cancer vaccine from a cat poo parasite, and snakes on a plane in microgravity.
Tree-hugging koalas stay cool, gum tree genome sequenced, and ISEE-3 probe returns after 36 years. Claims of the Turing test being passed, the affects of gut bacteria on malnutrition and an ark for yeast cultures.
A talk by Dr. Pamela Gay at Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia about CosmoQuest.org and the need for citizen science.
Dr. Pamela Gay is an astronomer, a co-host of AstronomyCast, and the Project Director for CosmoQuest. In this conversation we discuss her research on variable stars as well as science education, funding and communication.
Dogs shaking dry, multiple ancient humans, allergies reducing brain cancer and more!