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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 30, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 111 - Reading Minds In Groups With Lasers, Teams in sycnh and Nonsense Words

Measuring how Leaders influence their follower's brains using lasers! We find out what happens and how follower's brains synch up to their leaders. We also learn about teaching our brain nonsense words!

March 23, 2015

Episode 110 - Solar Storms, Aurora, Microwave Powerplants From Simcity And Streetfighter

What's the science behind fighting games? How can we harness the powerful potential of aurora's and solar power with high powered microwaves? What can we learn from SimCity for our future power plants?

March 16, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 109 - Mammal March Madness, Spore And Harpoon Launching Snails

We talk about the scientific battle of the ages in Mammal March Madness, and we discuss what biology lessons we can learn from Spore! We also find out some odd things about snails and their harpoon tongues.

March 9, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 108 - Ascending On Jupiter And Venus, Death Star Dwarf Planets

That's no moon, that's Ceres. We also find out about NASA's plans for floating missions on Venus, ancient oceans on Mars, and giant diamonds at the heart of Jupiter!

March 2, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 107 - The Science Of Going Viral And AI On Tumblr

What can we learn by scientifically studying tumblr and twitter memes? What is the scientific reasons behind why things go 'viral' on social media? What Artificial Intelligence is Tumblr deploying to help police their site? Social media in the spotlight on Lagrange Point.