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A Week in Science is the science news feed from RiAus. We’re bringing you the science news you need to know, all week every week.

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A Week in Science – Science Fiction Prediction – 31 July 2015

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Articles

8 Jules Verne Inventions That Came True – Article from National Geographic
Jules Verne and Predicting the Future – Article from Ricochet
Visit to the World’s Fair of 2014 by Isaac Asimov – Article from New York Times
Isaac Asimov’s 1964 Predictions About 2014 Are Frighteningly Accurate – Article from Buzzfeed
H.G. WELLS: 9 Predictions That Have, And Haven’t, Come True – Article from National Geographic
7 Eerie Ways That H.G. Wells Predicted the Future – Article from Mic.com
6 Eerily Specific Inventions Predicted in Science Fiction – Article from Cracked.com

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A Week in Science – Should We Mine The Moon? – 17 July 2015

  Want the podcast instead? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Find out more about future industries in space or click here to watch more episodes of A Week in Science Articles Is Moon Mining Economically Feasible? – Article from Space.com Experts debate feasibility of mining on the moon – Article from Mining.com Mining on the moon? That’s sheer lunacy – Article from South China Morning Post Moon mining not pie […]  Read More »

A Week in Science – What are Volcano-Bots? – 26 June 2015

What do you get when you cross a volcano and a robot? Volcano-bots! Find out how these little robots are helping scientists discover more about volcanoes than ever before Like RiAus on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RiAus And follow RiAus on Twitter: http://twitter.com/RiAus For more information visit http://riaus.org.au/series/week-in-science  Read More »

A Week In Science – Are Chemicals Bad? – 26 September 2014

Want the podcast instead? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Find out more about the so-called ‘chemical soup’ below or click here to watch more episodes of A Week in Science Media Articles Aspartame – Article from American Cancer Society Aspartame – Article from Food Standards Australia New Zealand EFSA completes full risk assessment on aspartame and concludes it is safe at current levels of exposure – Article from European […]  Read More »

A Week In Science – Understand the traffic jam – 8 August 2014

Prefer to get your science delivered automatically? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Find out more about the physics of traffic jams below or click here to watch more episodes of A Week in Science Media Articles Fluid Dynamics Explains Some Traffic Jams – Article from Inside Science Traffic jam mystery solved by mathematicians – Article from Phys.org Academic Papers Sugiyama Y et al., Traffic jams without bottlenecks—experimental evidence for […]  Read More »

A Week In Science – The Human Body Is Weird – 1 August 2014

The human body is weird – really weird. This week Ben takes us on a tour of the body and highlights some unusual facts about the way it works. Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS1Aug2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week In Science – Are GMOs safe? – 25 July 2014

Genetically Modified Foods are rapidly entering our food chain, but many people have concerns about their safety. Dr Paul Willis investigates the science facts and myths behind this controversial topic. Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS25July2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week In Science – What’s so great about Pi? – 18 July 2014

This week Steve looks at one of the most powerful numbers in the world and asks “What’s so great about Pi?” Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS18July2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week in Science – Baking Bad: Cake Chemistry – 4 July 2014

Have you ever wondered what goes on chemically when you bake? Ben goes all baking bad and looks at the science of one of his favourite foods – cake! Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS4July2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week in Science – Are the animals of Antarctica doomed? – 27 June 2014

Climate change is resulting in Antarctica becoming warmer, wetter and windier, and the animals are suffering. Watch the this episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS27June2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim or Twitter http://bit.ly/1ebuGSw  Read More »

A Week in Science – The genius of Galileo – 20 June 2014

While Europe was fighting the 30 Years’ War, an Italian scientist was redefining our Solar System. Watch the this episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS20June2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim or Twitter http://bit.ly/1ebuGSw  Read More »

A Week in Science – How small can technology get? – 13 June 2014

Technology keeps getting smaller, but is there a limit? In this week’s episode of A Week in Science Tania takes a look at the limits of Moore’s Law, which predicts that computers will continue to shrink and transistors become smaller. Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS13June2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »
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