Zero G #1026 SIRPODO

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  • The CEO of Australia for Dolphins, Sarah Lucas, joins us to talk about a landmark decision by Japan’s peak zoo association to stop members purchasing dolphins captured in Taiji.
  • Preliminary results are in from the global voyage of the Tara: at least 100,000 new plankton species, and much more… Dr Beach will discuss
  • Plus more from the latest marine science, and news including a cool national citizen science project about king tides.
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On this week's podcast 3RRR's resident sports commentator Titus O'Reilly sums up the week in sports, Ex-RRR host of "The Architects" Simon Knott drops by to discuss the "National Conference of Architecture" at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. Ex-Footballer Michael Long and author Martin Flanagan drop by to chat about Martin Flanagan's new book called "The Short Long Book", a portrait of Michael Long. Novelist Sara Farizan drops by to chat about her new book "Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel" ahead of her appearance at "Reading Matters" at the State Library.

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On today's episode, Elizabeth & Lou speak with author Alice Robinson about her debut novel, Anchor Point.

Playwright Zoey Dawson discusses her new show, Calamity - part western, part biography, part musical about how difficult women are mythologised - which is on now as part of MTC's NEON Festival of Independent Theatre

And Elizabeth Flux, Editor of Voiceworks magazine, and Fiona Dunne, Creative Producer at Express Media, stopped in to talk Voiceworks' 100th issue and Express Media's upcoming National Young Writers' Month program. 

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In order of appearance: 


Febie Tromarama 'Open House: Tromarama for Kids'


Artistic Director and CEO of Dancehouse Angela Conquet 'Dancehouse 2015 Program' 


Sol III Company Artistic Director Andrei Schiller-Chan 'The Exonderated' 


Artistic Director Tony Bonney 'Festival of Voices'


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Einstein A Go Go 24 May 2015

Dr Jen, Dr Diani & Dr Shane

News Items:Mutations causing skin cancer, Congratulating Ireland on marriage equality, Biomedical scientist information management “Mark to Cure”

First Guest: Wes Stein, CSIRO Solar Research Leader. CSIRO scientists have designed and installed a solar field in Cyprus which places the island nation at the frontier of solar energy research in Europe.

Second Guest: Kathryn North, Director, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, updates us on the $25m for the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance from the State Government

Third Guest:Daniel Gomez, Research Scientist Manufacturing Flagship CSIRO talks about novel ways to harvest solar energy for driving chemical reactions instead of generating electrical power.

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In order of appearance: 


Bek Berger and Dan Koop 'Convergence' - indie artists' one-day summit 


Martin Foley, Minister for Creative Industries and Louise Adler, Chair of the Creative Victoria Taskforce


JD Ness, Director of Lou Ramsden's 'Breed'


Lesley Harding, Co-Creator '21st Century: The Collection since 2000' 


Shep Huntly 'World Sideshow Festival' 


Performer Linda Catalano and Director Penelope Barlau 'One Suitcase: Four Stories'


Mitch Jones aka Captain Ruin 'The House of Invisible Strings'

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Plato's Cave - 25 May 2015

Wild Tales, Spy and Hatchet for the Honeymoon are reviewed. With Josh Nelson, Cerise Howard, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Thomas Caldwell.

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Good food? We've had some, and we started the show talking about some recent experiences at Merricote in Northcote, Bella Vedere in the Yarra Valley (food with amazing soul!), and Minamishima in Richmond (the greatest Japanese food experience OF CAM'S WHOLE LIFE). 

We spoke to Rosemary Stanton about the new Healthy Eating Pyramid developed by Nutrition Australia, caught up with John at the Vic Market, and finished with an extended chat with Chef's Armoury's Leigh Hudson about the Japanese beverege Shochu. 

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Drs Surf and Beach discuss the origins of swell (the surf type) prediction and grill Dr Tim Smith about seagrasses in PPB and the mysterious Chilean connexion.

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