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Science Friction

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Science Friction

Science Friction

ABC Radio

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Science, culture and everything in between. Feel the heat. All species welcome.

Latest Episodes

Climate in the Courtroom Part 2: A fossil fuel company is sued. Now it speaks.

A giant energy company is being sued. Now it speaks. So does the scientist who's become a thorn in their side over fossil fuels. Is the courtroom the new frontier for climate action?

38 MIN1 d ago
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Climate in the Courtroom Part 2: A fossil fuel company is sued. Now it speaks.

Climate in the Courtroom Part 1: Why is this Peruvian farmer suing Germany's largest power company RWE?

In this playground of adventurers and mountain home to Peruvians, they don't know if or when it will happen. But they want fossil fuel companies to pay.

30 MIN6 d ago
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Climate in the Courtroom Part 1: Why is this Peruvian farmer suing Germany's largest power company RWE?

The Animals: Laura Jean McKay, James Bradley, Chris Flynn's wild re-imaginings of other species

A Neanderthal girl lives amongst us. A mammoth narrates history. The animals speak to us. 3 novelists with surreally timed stories.

51 MIN1 w ago
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The Animals: Laura Jean McKay, James Bradley, Chris Flynn's wild re-imaginings of other species

From chaos to calm...and a whole universe in between

A sonic adventure into the minds of scientists

25 MIN1 w ago
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From chaos to calm...and a whole universe in between

When fake facts go viral: Islamic science, Medieval medicine and the history police (repeat)

Don't believe everything you see. Art, science and the curious making of fake news.

25 MIN2 w ago
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When fake facts go viral: Islamic science, Medieval medicine and the history police (repeat)

The mystery of two millionaires and two IVF embryos: The Trouble with Embryos (repeat)

A mystery about two Californian millionaires and two "orphan" embryos at the very beginning of the IVF revolution.

30 MIN3 w ago
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The mystery of two millionaires and two IVF embryos: The Trouble with Embryos (repeat)

The carnivorous woman – a saga from Charles Darwin to Wheatbelt Western Australia (Part 2)

A flesh-eating botanical saga. Outside the hallowed halls of science, revolutions are made.

37 MINJUN 7
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The carnivorous woman – a saga from Charles Darwin to Wheatbelt Western Australia (Part 2)

A wild and whimsical world of flesh-eating plants (Part 1)

From Day of the Triffids to Little Shop of Horrors, meet a most sagacious animal. What the hell is a plant doing eating flesh?

25 MINMAY 31
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A wild and whimsical world of flesh-eating plants (Part 1)

The Gendered Brain - Gina Rippon and myth shattering neuroscience

Girls. Boys. Brains. Biology. Society. The game of Whac-A-Mole that is the science of sex differences.

35 MINMAY 24
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The Gendered Brain - Gina Rippon and myth shattering neuroscience

The Scientist and the Spy - China, the FBI, espionage, and racism

A shady story about seeds, China, the FBI, and industrial espionage. Mara Hvistendahl delves into America's pursuit of ethnic Chinese scientists.

31 MINMAY 17
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The Scientist and the Spy - China, the FBI, espionage, and racism

Latest Episodes

Climate in the Courtroom Part 2: A fossil fuel company is sued. Now it speaks.

A giant energy company is being sued. Now it speaks. So does the scientist who's become a thorn in their side over fossil fuels. Is the courtroom the new frontier for climate action?

38 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Climate in the Courtroom Part 2: A fossil fuel company is sued. Now it speaks.

Climate in the Courtroom Part 1: Why is this Peruvian farmer suing Germany's largest power company RWE?

In this playground of adventurers and mountain home to Peruvians, they don't know if or when it will happen. But they want fossil fuel companies to pay.

30 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Climate in the Courtroom Part 1: Why is this Peruvian farmer suing Germany's largest power company RWE?

The Animals: Laura Jean McKay, James Bradley, Chris Flynn's wild re-imaginings of other species

A Neanderthal girl lives amongst us. A mammoth narrates history. The animals speak to us. 3 novelists with surreally timed stories.

51 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The Animals: Laura Jean McKay, James Bradley, Chris Flynn's wild re-imaginings of other species

From chaos to calm...and a whole universe in between

A sonic adventure into the minds of scientists

25 MIN1 w ago
Comments
From chaos to calm...and a whole universe in between

When fake facts go viral: Islamic science, Medieval medicine and the history police (repeat)

Don't believe everything you see. Art, science and the curious making of fake news.

25 MIN2 w ago
Comments
When fake facts go viral: Islamic science, Medieval medicine and the history police (repeat)

The mystery of two millionaires and two IVF embryos: The Trouble with Embryos (repeat)

A mystery about two Californian millionaires and two "orphan" embryos at the very beginning of the IVF revolution.

30 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The mystery of two millionaires and two IVF embryos: The Trouble with Embryos (repeat)

The carnivorous woman – a saga from Charles Darwin to Wheatbelt Western Australia (Part 2)

A flesh-eating botanical saga. Outside the hallowed halls of science, revolutions are made.

37 MINJUN 7
Comments
The carnivorous woman – a saga from Charles Darwin to Wheatbelt Western Australia (Part 2)

A wild and whimsical world of flesh-eating plants (Part 1)

From Day of the Triffids to Little Shop of Horrors, meet a most sagacious animal. What the hell is a plant doing eating flesh?

25 MINMAY 31
Comments
A wild and whimsical world of flesh-eating plants (Part 1)

The Gendered Brain - Gina Rippon and myth shattering neuroscience

Girls. Boys. Brains. Biology. Society. The game of Whac-A-Mole that is the science of sex differences.

35 MINMAY 24
Comments
The Gendered Brain - Gina Rippon and myth shattering neuroscience

The Scientist and the Spy - China, the FBI, espionage, and racism

A shady story about seeds, China, the FBI, and industrial espionage. Mara Hvistendahl delves into America's pursuit of ethnic Chinese scientists.

31 MINMAY 17
Comments
The Scientist and the Spy - China, the FBI, espionage, and racism
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