Archive for April, 2009

090 – Amanda Barnard – What is Nanotechnology?

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

I talk to Dr Amanda Barnard, an expert in nanoscience, from the CSIRO on nanotechnology. We discuss: – What are nanoparticles? – What are nanorods? – What properties of a substance make it a useful nanoparticle? – What makes nanoparticles useful? – What do you need to know to understand nanotechnology? – What are some […]

089 – Dr Daniel Price – Stellar Formation

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

I talk to Dr Daniel Price, Monash Fellow from the School of Mathematics at Monash University in Melbourne Australia, about how stars form. We discuss: – Star formation – What constitutes a star? – The first stars in the universe – Current star formation – For a given gas cloud, how many stars typically form? […]