The Science Show - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio National

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

The Science Show separate stories podcast makes it easy to find your favourite stories each week. Your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery, The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio.


Pumped hydro for the cloudy windless days and nights

August 20th, 2016

Episode 455 of 483 episodes

Water is pumped using power from a renewable source, from a low level to a high level and stored. The water acquires potential energy. When released, it drives turbines and generates hydro electricity.

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