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Category: Science & Medicine

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.

February 29, 2016

Lagrange Point Episode 159 - Misremembering History And Computers Knowing When You’re Bored

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Do we misremember the past? How do our brains keep the context in place? Can your computers or robots tell if you're bored, and what would happen if they could?

February 22, 2016

Lagrange Point Episode 158 - Farming In The Desert, Baking Coffee And Biofuels

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Farms in a desert, baking with coffee instead of drinking it, and finding the right balance with biofuels. We tackle the scientific challenges involved in sustainably feeding our planet!

February 15, 2016

Lagrange Point Episode 157 - Gravitational Waves

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We've found gravitational waves, but now what? How did LIGO find gravitational waves, and what does that mean for the rest of astrophysics and the universe?

February 8, 2016

Lagrange Point Episode 156 - Solving Space Mysteries On Asteroids, Pluto And Comets

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Can you legally become an asteroid Miner? Are comets full of large hollow ice caves? How are massive mountains on Pluto floating around? All this and more on Lagrange Point's 3rd birthday special!

February 1, 2016

Lagrange Point Episode 155 - The Zika Virus And Single Parent Snakes

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The Zika virus can be hard to spot but it may have huge impacts on newborn health. Plus we find out about snakes and some other large animals have found a way to reproduce asexually.