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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.

June 29, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 124 - Cleaner Oil Spills And Mythbusting Pseudoscience

We clean up science by talking some of pseudo-scientific products such as Salt Lamps and other strange chemistry ideas that ignore scientific reality. Plus we found out how real scientists are inventing organic ways to clean up oil spills.

June 22, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 123 - Heart Beats, CPR And Regenerating Hearts

How do heartbeats connect with watches, movies and music? What the realities of CPR vs the Hollywood myths? Can we train our hearts to repair themselves? We get to the heart of the matter on Lagrange Point.

June 15, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 122 - Mythbusting Famous Pyschological Experiments And Propagating Research

Confused by the omnipresent "Studies Show..." headlines? Can't figure out which conflicting psychological and medical studies to believe? We bust some of the psychology myths and discuss how the scientific community makes sense of the myriad of studies.

June 8, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 121 - The Science Of Changing Minds And How We Keep Science Accurate

What is the science behind changing people's minds? Can we accurately measure what the most effective strategies are? How do we make sure our results are accurate and really scientific? This week on Lagrange Point, the science of changing minds.

June 1, 2015

Episode 120 - The Balancing Act Of The Thirty Meter Telescope And The Significance Of Maunu Kea

How do you balance the needs of indigenous people and major scientific projects? The Thirty Meter Telescope would be one the two most powerful Extremely Large Telescopes in the world, but many Native Hawaiians object to it's location on the mountain Maunu Kea.