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23 04, 2020

Podcast S3E57: Gemma Milne – Don’t believe the “Hype” in science journalism

By |2020-04-14T14:16:47+02:00April 23rd, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Science and Technology Journalist Gemma Milne. Gemma has a new book coming out, all about the effects that hype is having on science journalism, and we talk about what you can do to make better understand the truth in what you read, as [...]

31 10, 2019

This blew my mind: Mercury is the closest planet to Jupiter

By |2019-10-31T21:59:26+01:00October 31st, 2019|Curiosity|0 Comments

I love learning facts that challenge long-held assumptions and teach me to see things in a new way. Today, I learned something which seems completely counterintuitive, which is which planets in our solar system are actually the shortest distance from another. For example, we all learned the sequence of planets, showing how far away they [...]

27 05, 2019

Fascinating new innovation: 3D colour X-rays

By |2019-05-27T19:36:10+02:00May 27th, 2019|Curiosity|0 Comments

If you think that all X-ray images can do is show you a picture of your skeleton, think again. Scientists from Mars Bioimaging at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand have developed new medical imaging technology which allows them to take pictures of the internal tissues of living beings (including humans), and show the different [...]