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Einstein A Go Go Podcast: Nov 2nd 2008

November 2nd, 2008

Episode 66 of 402 episodes

Tracking the prevalence of disease-causing microbes is vitally important for community health. We spoke with Dr David Tribe from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne. David tracks dangerous bacteria and helps devise strategies to stop them causing disease epidemics. The Phoenix spacecraft will probably not survive the Martian polar winter. Back on Earth, mathematicians can apply for the Lucasian Chair of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and take over from renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. Revisiting the Miller-Urey experiment, the politics of forest conservation, unusual earthquakes, what it means to be a hypermiler, and Scotch tape produces X-rays! For more information visit http://einsteinagogo.net/

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