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Dec 9, 2017

In the studio this week Dr Shane is joined by EAGG colleagues Dr Ray & Dr Jen.

The team kick the show off with some Science news. Answering some of the age old questions; How do Scallops see? Historically is there any proof to the roles men and women have played in home life? And what is gravitational wave detection?

First Guest: Professor Russell Boyce - Space Director at UNSW.

Professor Boyce shares with the team the latest on the University of New South Wales involvement in launching the 'Buccaneer cube satellite' into space.

Second Guest: Jake Martin - PHD Candidate in Biological Sciences at Monash University.

Jake joins the team in studio to discuss his work on the Biological effects that occur in our environment, more specifically our water systems due to the use of prescription medication by humans.

Third Guest: Helen Green - Geo-chemist from the University of Melbourne.

Helen shares with the team and EAGG listeners her work and the geochemical techniques in dating Austrlia's Aboriginal rock art. How does this work? and in a nutshell, what is 'Carbon dating'?

 

---- Remember,.. Science is everywhere!

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