What scientific theories are hidden inside Frankenstein? Plus the science of spider venom and finding new treatments for horrific burns. All this in a somewhat spooky episode of Lagrange Point.
What's the connection between fish and sharks to the jaws in our mouths? Why are there so many dinosaur fossils in central Queensland? We find out all this and more in a prehistoric special.
How did the quirky mathematics of topology help unlock the secrets of superconductivity? The answer won a Nobel Prize for Physics in 2016. We find out more in our Nobel Prize 2016 recap special.
Making nano-machines out of molecules won the Nobel Prize for 2016 in Chemistry. We find out about the complicated chemistry and physics that went into making a toolbox of building blocks we can use to make nano machines.
What age group has the best liars? How can can you lie to your brain to get relief from an itch? Does the world make more sense upside down? Well fear not because the Ig Nobel Prize winners of 2016 answered these questions and more. Find out in Part 2 of our Ig Nobel Prize 2016 special.