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Ockham’s Razor

ABC (Australia)

Ockham’s Razor is a soap box for all things scientific, with short talks about research, industry and policy from people with something thoughtful to say about science.

Ockham’s Razor is a soap box for all things scientific, with short talks about research, industry and policy from people with something thoughtful to say about science.

Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

Ockham’s Razor is a soap box for all things scientific, with short talks about research, industry and policy from people with something thoughtful to say about science.

Twitter:

@abcscience

Language:

English

Contact:

Ockham's Razor ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 (02) 8333 1423


Episodes

Venturing to a breakaway iceberg

5/16/2020
We know more about the back of the moon than about parts of our oceans. This program first aired on 27 May, 2018.

Duration:00:11:21

A pinch of salt with that news headline, please

5/9/2020
What questions should you ask about that new health or science development to make sure it's legit? This program first aired on April 15, 2018.

Duration:00:10:10

How to build your own satellite

5/2/2020
When PlaySchool meets cube-sat.

Duration:00:10:57

A meme of sand and hope

4/25/2020
When life gives you fire, you don't need more coal.

Duration:00:10:40

Creating the perfect sports team

4/18/2020
Star players don't mean a champion team.

Duration:00:11:37

Can a river sing?

4/11/2020
If the (once) mighty Murray could sing, how would it sound?

Duration:00:12:02

Moving beyond 'us' and 'them'

4/4/2020
Why does talk of climate change always seem to end up with 'us' and 'them'?

Duration:00:08:38

Fire, hope and healing

3/28/2020
When your coping mechanism is destroyed, how to cope?

Duration:00:10:45

People, animals and pandemics

3/21/2020
The Spanish Flu devastated the world a century before COVID-19.

Duration:00:11:44

Forensic archaeology

3/14/2020
Nuclear technolgy is revealing the historical travels of ancient ochres.

Duration:00:11:00

How to run a research institute

3/7/2020
It's time to say goodbye to 'research hotels'.

Duration:00:10:48

Is all freshwater up for grabs?

2/29/2020
Up to 5 per cent of the world's fresh water is buried under the sea. Should we tap it?

Duration:00:11:30

How to fake acupuncture

2/22/2020
You can't fake sticking needles into someone, without a little magic ...

Duration:00:11:23

The future is one part tequila

2/15/2020
Could three crops transform our farming - and our climate impact?

Duration:00:12:00

Is eating meat bad for you?

2/8/2020
What makes food 'good' goes well beyond science and health.

Duration:00:11:45

The greatest time machine ever invented

2/1/2020
How to study the ancient rocks of Antarctica without leaving South Australia.

Duration:00:08:28

Down with war ... on cancer

1/25/2020
Could we treat cancer better by doing less? Surgeon Christobel Saunders thinks so.

Duration:00:11:48

It could happen to your child

12/14/2019
You're carrying a few lethal genes, but how would you know? Ockham's Razor returns January 26, 2020.

Duration:00:11:18

Einstein's physics for kids

12/7/2019
Can kids understand relativity and quantum physics?

Duration:00:11:42

Green energy for lazy people

11/30/2019
Jemma Green is building a path of least resistance to renewable energy.

Duration:00:11:43