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Category: Science

A fun take on the latest science news with enough data to sink your teeth into. Lagrange Point goes beyond the glossy summary and gets in depth with the research from across the world.

March 31, 2014

Episode 59: Lying Eyes, Tricking The Nose And Robotic Biologists

Can you tell someone is lying by looking them in the eyes? Just how many smells can our nose really tell apart? Can we automate creating and testing new crops with robots? Its a biotech fest this week on Lagrange Point.

March 24, 2014

Episode 58: Gravitational Waves, The Big Bang And The Future Of Astrophysics

Want to know how gravitational waves work and what their discovery means? So did we, so we had dinner with a physicist to find out more! We even explored the big unanswered questions around the big bang and how we can solve them with quantum computing.

March 17, 2014

Episode 57: Staying safe in the air, Corrosion, Fatigue And Black Boxes

How do we keep the our air planes safe in the sky? What science and engineering are used to manage corrosion and fatigue in our airplanes? What's the Australian connection to the safety feature Black Box?

March 10, 2014

Episode 56: Memory, Sleep, Pet Language And Brains In A Jar

Do our pets understand our language? How does your brain give the signal to shut down your body and would you like to spend your days as a brain in a jar? All this in more in our memory and brains special.

March 3, 2014

Episode 55: Video Games, Ethics, Twitch And Group Decision Making

What makes video game trolls tick? Why are twitch played games so chaotic? Are there scientific reasons behind MMO behaviour and can video games actually help peoples lives? All of this and more including Not Even Rocket Surgery.