March 23rd, 2014
Episode 284 of 402 episodes
Dr Shane, Dr Lauren, Dr Chris KP, Dr Adam and Dr Jennifer Henry, discuss photonics radar, WA dolphin genetic heritage, number of smells a person can sense, autism treatment and an asteroid called Erigone. First guests, Astrophysicist Professor Jeremy Mould and his PhD student Syed Uddin, from Swinburne University discuss their work trying to measure the acceleration of the Universe more precisely using supernovae.Second guest, Katie Mack, Astrophysicist, University of Melbourne discusses the recent news that scientists have detected telltale signs of gravitational waves using the Bicep2 telescope at the south pole.
From finding awe in Hubble images to visiting the doctor, science is everywhere in our lives. Whether we wear a white lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since eighth grade, science affects and changes us. We all have a story about science, and at The Story Collider, we want to hear those stories.