Huh? Science Explained

Put your thinking caps on, folks. Huh? Science Explained is here, the weekly podcast brought to you by LiSTNR and Cosmos. Hosted by Cosmos’ very own science journos, this is the podcast that will answer all of life’s questions – in just 10 minutes.

00:08:29 2022-05-19
Today we are turning up the heat on the humble sausage sizzle: what’s in the sausage, what goes around it, and why we cook them. Ellen Phiddian worked in science outreach before deciding to become, in her grandmother's words, "one of those whizz-bang s...
00:06:53 2022-05-12
Today we're finding out about cryogenics: whether you can actually freeze a human body and then bring that person back to life.  Amalyah Hart is a science journalist at the Royal Institution’s Cosmos Magazine. She has a degree in archaeology and anthr...
00:09:04 2022-05-05
We’ve all heard about coral bleaching, but do you know what’s actually happening to coral when it turns white? Let’s dive a little deeper into the science behind coral bleaching. Imma Perfetto is a journalist at Cosmos magazine and has an honours de...
00:10:42 2022-04-28
This episode looks at the science of not smelling – from deodorant to the skin microbiome. Matilda is a science writer at the Royal Institution of Australia’s Cosmos Magazine with a background in bioethics and microbiology.  See omnystudio.com/liste...
00:08:19 2022-04-21
Soil carbon sequestration has been hailed as a solution to the climate crisis. Can it really live up to the hype? Ellen Phiddian worked in science outreach before deciding to become, in her grandmother's words, "one of those whizz-bang science journalist...
00:09:32 2022-04-13
We're travelling back in time to understand how old our small blue dot is - and how scientists worked it out. Amalyah Hart is a science journalist at the Royal Institution’s Cosmos Magazine. She has a degree in archaeology and anthropology and a master...
00:01:11 2022-04-07
Yes, the rumours are true. From LiSTNR and Cosmos comes a brand new weekly podcast that’s going to answer all those weird and wacky questions you never thought you’d know the answer to. Or that you just couldn’t be bothered looking up online. We don...