The Sound of Science

Fridays 9am – Sheffield Live! – 93.2FM

Show 24 – First broadcast 24th Oct 2008

LISTEN TO A PODCAST OF SHOW 24 HERE

Science in the News

India’s shot at the moon on October, 22nd 2008 is a proud moment for the country almost 40 years after the first and only manned moon landing by the US. Inida is now a contender in the new Asia space race with plans for a manned moon mission in 2025. Congratulation India!!!

New Rocket car that can travel faster than the speed of a bullet is being designed to breat the world land speed record. Tipped to go at more than 1000 miles per hour.

The crash of one of the two UK Reaper MQ-9 armed unmanned air vehicles lin April was something of a mystery. It was a very expensively loss (made by General Atomics, USA). The inquiry has just concluded and Noel found out what happened at a conference he attended at the Royal Aeronatical Society on Tuesday, 22nd October.

The pentagon calls for proposals for a pack of robots that can work together with one human in the loop says Paul Marks of the New Scientist. Here is the call for proposals.

A banjo player , eddie adcock, strums some tunes while undergoing brain surgery. See the very strange YouTube video

Cafe Scientifique

A special segment of the show complied by Keneth MacDonald with Alison Cooper and the Sheffield Cafe Scientifique team about this months Cafe talk on the science of Management

The Watchbird

Our new two-part Science Fiction story by Robert Sheckley. Autonomous robot birds are developed to cut the murder rate – they learn with disastrous consequences.

Music on the show

Intro: Element 105 by DBL JUG studios followed by Polar Bear’s Dim Lit

News: Matthew Herbert music

Banjo piece: Matterhorn by Country Gentlement on The Rough Guide to Bluegrass

Cafe Scientifique Music: Them Gypsy Eyes by John Etheridge:

Outro Track: schimmer by sensum -Goto www.reverbnation.com and search for sensum.

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2 Comments »

  1. A great post.. thanks..

    Comment by Bilimseverler | October 24, 2008 | Reply

  2. […] Show 24 – First broadcast 24th Oct 2008 LISTEN TO A PODCAST OF SHOW 24 HERE … The Watchbird. Our new two-part Science Fiction story by Robert Sheckley. Autonomous robot birds are developed to cut the murder rate – they learn with disastrous consequences. … […]

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