March 22nd, 2015
Episode 326 of 417 episodes
Dr Chromo and Dr Ray join Dr Shane in the studio.In news: the jury is back in on homeopathy - it doesn’t work.Australian science made it into Nature this week for not funding their scientific infrastructure. Time for science to fight back.Today's guest is Emily Petroff from the Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing at Swinburn University. Emily works with telescopes and radio astronomy instrumentation to look for short timescale events in the radio sky, like pulsars; and a new type of object called fast radio bursts. Bright, single bursts that appear to originate billions of light years away.Support Dr Chromo in the World’s Greatest Shave.