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Nov 30, 2008

As 2008 winds towards a close, we talk to Guy Nolch, editor of Australiasian Science magazine, about the highlights of 2008. These included the startup and subsequent shutdown of the Large Hadron Collider, and a new theory on the extinction of megafauna. We also talk about how water-saving shower heads work, why planes stay in the air and why the engines are never on top of the wing, the joys of painting ants to assist with studying individual behaviour in an ant colony, whether religion changes the way people visually respond to the world and have an in depth look at synthetic diamonds.

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