The Sound of Science

Fridays 9am – Sheffield Live! – 93.2FM

Show 20 – First broadcast 26th Sept 2008


Science in the News

The new electric sports car that does up to 150 miles per hour

Where the new mars robot will search for signs of life on Mars

The Chinese manned space mission

The Large Hadron Collider is broken – ross interviews Dr Don Tovy of Sheffield University about the causes

Cafe Scientifique

A special segment of the show complied by Alison Cooper and the Sheffield Cafe Scientifique team about the Cafe talk by Dr. Frank Ryan on evolution.

Feature: The Dublin Artbots

A special feature on the Artbots exhibition at the Science Gallery in Pearse Street, Dublin. Noel attended the event and talked to some of the robot artists at this fascinating and extraodinary show. Noel recommends that if you go to Dublin that the Science Gallery is a “must see”.

Pete Redmond and Rubot II

This is RuBot II by Pete Redmond – a facinating robot that solves Rubik’s cube in seconds.

blue bear by Yulia Lanina

blue bear by Yulia Lanina

See Mechanical Dolls by Yuliya Lanina – a stuningly dark and humorous piece that has to be seen.

The search for luminosity

The search of Luminosity by Allison Kudla – plants controlling light?

We played pieces of Forcefeld by  Ray Lee and an interview. He is an artist, composer and performer who makes music that moves. He has made sound performances and installations for the past twenty years.

Weird Science:

Extra-terrestrials flickering the stars to communicate with us?

Music on the show

Intro: Sound of Silence, Beastie Boys followed by Polar Bear

News: Mathew Herbert music

Outro: The Velvet Underground: “If you close the door” 1969


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