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Sciblogs Podcast episode 39: Curiosity thrills

We missed a week of the Sciblogs podcast to do some extra interviews for the Sciblogs podcast special on the Curiosity Mars Rover landing – the biggest science news event since, well the discover of the Higgs Boson. You’ll enjoy the insights New Zealand scientists provide in the podcast on the Curiosity mission. Professor Craig […]

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Podcast: Science on trial

On the Sciblogs podcast this week, we head to the High Court where climate sceptics have this week been seeking a judicial review of NIWA’s climate records. We catch up with Sciblogger Gareth Renowden about the case and we talk to former NIWA climate scientist Jim Renwick about the current state of climate science and […]

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Podcast: The fight for the Net

I’ve been at Nethui catching up on the state of all things internet-related and came away rather disconcerted about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement currently being negotiated in secret on our behalf and which could have major implications for how intellectual property is treated under the law. Click below to listen to the podcast Episode 36 […]

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Podcast: Higgs, I think we have it!

EPISODE 35: This week’s podcast looks at how the news out of CERN about the discovery of a Higgs-like boson was received by the world. How did the media do in describing what the Higgs Boson actually is and did what’s the future for the Large Hadron Collider. We hear from an experimental physicist about […]

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Episode 33: Sweet and sour

A bumper edition this week of the Sciblogs podcast owing to the huge amount of interesting science news around the traps. I kick off with my Science Media Centre colleagues John Kerr and Dacia Herbulock analysing what’s come out of the Rio20+ summit in Brazil – what have the world’s nation’s agreed on and is […]

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Episode 32: Staring at the Sun

The Sciblogs podcast this week is a special edition focussing on the Transit of Venus celebrations that took place in Gisborne last week. First there was the observation of the transit, which we were fortunate to have great weather for, then the business end of the proceedings with the Transit of Venus forum, where 300 […]

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Media7 science special, best and worst stories

It’s turning out to be a fairly science-heavy week what with the visit of famed British scientist Lord Winston, the Monckton side show on climate change and TVNZ7’s hour-long special on science, which airs tomorrow night. As you’ll know as a reader of Sciblogs, Media7 host Russell Brown asked us to ask you what you […]

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