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
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”.
This is RuBot II by Pete Redmond – a facinating robot that solves Rubik’s cube in seconds.
See Mechanical Dolls by Yuliya Lanina – a stuningly dark and humorous piece that has to be seen.
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.
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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