Tag: Science

Bee Business: The Mysterious Relationship Between Bee Behavior and Nectar

Bee Business: The Mysterious Relationship Between Bee Behavior and Nectar

This is a colony of bumblebess. And bumblebees do buzz pollinate, so they will grab the flower parts with their mandibles and they’ll vibrate their wings, and you’ll often hear them if you see them like in a…

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How the iPhone Tormented the World’s Happiest Nation

How the iPhone Tormented the World’s Happiest Nation

Can I show you my fancy bag of phones? Yes. I think I’ve got some good stuff for us. All Nokias. Wanna celebrate the Finnish pride. I got some classics here. That looks familiar. Yeah, we’ve got a…

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17. Πολιτικές Πλάνες

17. Πολιτικές Πλάνες
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The Vegan Economy Has Arrived

The Vegan Economy Has Arrived

Chances are you’re not a vegan. But you’ve probably had an almond latte this week or at least tofu in your ramen at some point. And even though a really small number of people actually identify as fully…

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Hydrogen Materials – Advanced Research Consortium (HyMARC)

Hydrogen Materials – Advanced Research Consortium (HyMARC)

(music plays) – [Mark Allendorf ] Hydrogen is a industrial commodity that is used worldwide to make everything from plastics to fertilizer. It’s also a really intriguing fuel. It’s beginning to be used in passenger vehicles, but this…

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How SpaceX’s Starship Will Become the Most Powerful Rocket in the World | Countdown to Launch

How SpaceX’s Starship Will Become the Most Powerful Rocket in the World | Countdown to Launch

In September 2019, Elon Musk unveiled the first iteration of his next-generation vehicle Starship. SpaceX continues to push the limits and this next endeavour may be its most ambitious yet. The company was founded with the intention of…

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Dr Adam Best – Churchill Fellow, 2017

Dr Adam Best – Churchill Fellow, 2017

[Music plays] (Adam Best) My name is Adam Best. I’m a Principal Research Scientist in CSIRO Manufacturing. [Music plays] The Churchill Fellowship is an award that’s made available to Australians from all walks of life to be able…

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The Holy Grail of Clean Energy

The Holy Grail of Clean Energy

When we talk about nuclear energy we usually think about fission or splitting the atom. But there is another type, one that turned out to be much more elusive. I give the command! Fusion! It may seem like…

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Student Spotlight: Isamar Cortes – Environmental Science and Management PhD

Student Spotlight: Isamar Cortes – Environmental Science and Management PhD

My research explores the effects of evaporation and precipitation on mangrove island morphology. So, I specifically study mangrove islands. Mangroves are a type of halophytic tree, meaning that they can survive in saline water. So, you’ll actually see…

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In Case of Apocalypse, Open This Arctic Code Vault

In Case of Apocalypse, Open This Arctic Code Vault

This is what’s known as the Svalbard Stroll. It’s a brisk, hands-in-pockets type of affair because you’re at the end of the Earth and it’s really, freaking cold. So this is the first time you’ve ever seen this…

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