Catalyst

Catalyst returns to take you to the heart of the biggest science stories from Australia and around the world, revealing the latest understanding of how science affects our lives – from deep inside the human body to the furthest reaches of outer space. Each hour-long program delves into the very latest science, meets researchers at the cutting edge, and shows how scientific thinking is changing the lives of everyday people.

http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 54m. Bisher sind 129 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 50 minutes

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Mars: The Hunt For Life


In the second of a two-part Mars special, astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis and astronomer Greg Quicke explore the clues on our blue planet that are inspiring the search for life on the red planet.


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   57m
 
 

Mars: Our Second Home?


In the first of a two-part Mars special, astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis and astronomer Greg Quicke meet the Australian scientists on a mission to solve the many challenges of putting people on the red planet.


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   58m
 
 

Are We Killing Our Koalas?


Professor Tim Flannery investigates the story behind the koala extinction headlines, meeting researchers working to understand the threats they face, and how we can avoid them.


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   55m
 
 

Building Greener Cities


Physicist Dr Niraj Lal explores engineering solutions designed to make our cities cleaner, greener and more efficient places to live.


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 2020-05-12  54m
 
 

Building Greener Cities


Physicist Dr Niraj Lal explores engineering solutions designed to make our cities cleaner, greener and more efficient places to live.


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 2020-05-12  54m
 
 

Asteroid Hunters


Astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis explores the impact asteroids have had on our planet and discovers that they may hold the key to one of the greatest scientific mysteries of all – how life began.


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 2020-05-05  56m
 
 

Teeth Clinic: A Catalyst Special


Catalyst explores Australia’s most common dental complaints at a special pop-up clinic, where presenters Dr Brad McKay and Kumi Taguchi uncover the best tips to keep your mouth healthy and unveil surprising secrets that could reduce the need to drill and fill.


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 2020-04-28  56m
 
 

How Food Works - Part 2


Chef Paul West, dietician Professor Clare Collins and chemist Dr Noby Leong explore the delicious chemistry, biology and physics hidden inside the foods we all love.


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 2020-04-21  55m
 
 

How Food Works - Part 2


Chef Paul West, dietician Professor Clare Collins and chemist Dr Noby Leong explore the science behind the cryogenic freezing of fish, why we are hard-wired to desire junk foods, and the chemistry of hot and spicy foods.


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 2020-04-21  55m
 
 

How Food Works - Part 1


In this special Catalyst series, chef Paul West, dietician Professor Clare Collins and chemist Noby Leong reveal the delicious chemistry, biology and physics hidden inside the foods we all love, so we can cook better and eat healthier.


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 2020-04-14  57m