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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.

February 27, 2017

Episode 211 - A treasure trove of new planets around Trappist

We've discovered a treasure trove of planets around Trappist. What does that mean in the search of intelligent life across the universe? How do we find exoplanets? What other earth like planets are out there?

February 20, 2017

Episode 210 - Studying language in the brain from poetry to McGurk

Studying language in the brain from the way we process words, recognise poetry and mishear with the McGurk effect. Are we hard wired to appreciate poetry? What happens when we see one sound but hear another? All this and more on Lagrange Point.

February 13, 2017

Episode 209 -Turning farming high-tech with Drone Bees, Electric plants and Big data crops

Farming becomes high-tech with electricity generating trees, farming crops of big data and robots bee-coming a polinator by swapping drone bees for drone UAVs.

February 6, 2017

Episode 208 - Asteroids and Meteorites from billions of years ago to today

What happened 470 million of years ago that has been showering us with meteorites ever since then? What connection is there between an explosion in meteorites with an explosion in life in ancient oceans? What do we know about meteorites today?