Sep 21, 2015
Einstein a Go Go 20 September 2015 Dr Shane, Dr Lauren, Dr Chromo
News this week: The Ig Noble roundup including un-boiling an egg and the Stinging pain index. Its the 80s, Star Wars ‘a new hope‘ comes out and a group of physicists aren’t as concerned as to the main story line as they are the relative-velocity-time-dilalation effect (special relativity) on the age of twins Leia and Luke.
Mini Book review: The Martian by Andy Weir. Understanding how biological processes work on earth and how they are related to a martian environment environment. "An adventure ride all the way through" Five stars.
Guest 1: Roger Pocock D Phil, Head, Neuronal Development and Plasticity Laboratory, Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University.
Guest 2: Richard Sandberg, Chair of Computational Mechanics Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering. Veski innovation fellow, The University of Melbourne.
Bonus news: Got any Plutonium 238? NASA would like to talk to you!
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