ABC: Radio National | Science podcast series

September 15, 2009

Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Radio National

A wide range of scientific issues, breaking news, debates, events, personalities, and discoveries are explored daily.


All in the MindAll In The Mind is Radio National’s weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behavior — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

Digital LivingAnne Delaney on ABC Riverina talks gadgets with her regular panel: Charles Sturt University academics Peter Adams, Phil Roy and Dr Barney Dalgarno.

Great Moments in Science | The universe is a strange and wonderful place and, in his Great Moments, Dr. Karl has scaled the highest peaks as well as turned over the pebbles to see what’s underneath.

Innovations | A showcase of Australian design, discoveries, invention, engineering and research skills from Radio Australia.

Ockham’s Razor | William of Ockham was an English monk, philosopher, theologian, who provided the scientific method with its key principle 700 years ago. “What can be done with fewer assumptions is done in vain with more,” he said. That is, in explaining any phenomenon, we should use no more explanatory concepts than are absolutely necessary. Simplicity should never be despised. Thoughtful people have their say, without interruption, on important science-related topics.

StarStuffHosted by Stuart Gary, StarStuff takes us on a weekly journey across the universe to see the death of stars and the birth of new worlds. StarStuff’s tour of the cosmos examines those ultimate questions: where do we come from? Are we alone? From Einstein’s relativity theory to quantum mechanics, StarStuff reports on the latest news and discoveries in science, with a special focus on astronomy, space sciences and cosmology.

The Science Show | Radio National’s science flagship: your essential source of what’s making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery. The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio.