We live in a universe of scientific wonders and breakthroughs that can change our lives. We want to share these wonders with you. So, Let’s Science!
Missing Radioactive Capsules!
13:41This week, Caroline Knight tells Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle about an extremely dangerous radioactive capsule "fell of the back of a truck" in Western Australia and the steps that were taken to recover the tiny pellet. The post Missing Radioactive Capsules! appeared first on StarQuest Media.
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The Science of Santa
18:58How does Santa reach every child in the world on Christmas night? What would it take to make those reindeer fly at those speeds? Why doesn't Santa age? Caroline Knight discusses these Santa-themed science questions and more with Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle. The post The Science of Santa appeared first on StarQuest Media.
20:47Can a cockroach ever be cute? Caroline Knight tries to convince Lindsay Sant and Lino Saubolle that the recently rediscovered cockroaches of Lord Howe Island fit the description. Plus more on other fun, unusual insects and the latest update on space news. The post Cute Cockroaches? appeared first on StarQuest Media.
Blessed Advent, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year from StarQuest
1:07Dom Bettinelli, CEO of StarQuest, has a special Advent and Christmas greetings for all listeners and an important message about the mission of StarQuest. The post Blessed Advent, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year from StarQuest appeared first on StarQuest Media.
Harvesting Moon Air
14:51There's enough oxygen in the Moon's soil to keep 8 billion breathing for 100,000 years. Lindsay Sant and Gerard Trapnell discuss how scientists know this and plans they have for harvesting Moon air for future human habitation. The post Harvesting Moon Air appeared first on StarQuest Media.
Bring on the Space Robots
18:11Let's talk about some robots in space. Lindsay and Lino discuss the coolest and cutest little floating robot assistants on the International Space Station called astrobees and then talk about MOXIE, an oxygen-generating robot on Mars. The post Bring on the Space Robots appeared first on StarQuest Media.
Something to Chew On
16:27With lots of food puns, Lindsay and Lino discuss a recent study that reveals how much our daily chewing burns calories all on its own, but also how the way we chew and how much we do it may have contributed to the evolution of our jawlines. The post Something to Chew On appeared first on StarQuest Media.