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Einstein a Go Go 20 September 2015

September 21st, 2015

Episode 350 of 402 episodes

Einstein a Go Go 20 September 2015 Dr Shane, Dr Lauren, Dr Chromo News this week: The Ig Noble roundup including un-boiling an egg and the Stinging pain index. Its the 80s, Star Wars ‘a new hope‘ comes out and a group of physicists aren’t as concerned as to the main story line as they are the relative-velocity-time-dilalation effect (special relativity) on the age of twins Leia and Luke. Mini Book review: The Martian by Andy Weir. Understanding how biological processes work on earth and how they are related to a martian environment environment. "An adventure ride all the way through" Five stars. Guest 1: Roger Pocock D Phil, Head, Neuronal Development andPlasticity Laboratory, Department of Anatomy andDevelopmental Biology, Monash University. Guest 2: Richard Sandberg, Chair of Computational Mechanics Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering. Veski innovation fellow, The University of Melbourne. Bonus news: Got any Plutonium 238? NASA would like to talk to you! Science is everywhere, including: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/ http://rrrfm.libsyn.com/category/Einstein%20A%20Go%20Go and every Sunday at 11am AEST on RRR 102.7mHz FM

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