Posts tagged astronauts
In this episode of our humble podcast we bring you highlights from the week that was Science Week. So if you missed any of the events or are feeling nostalgic already, have a listen. We’ve got an astronaut and everything.
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In this episode:
- Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang tells us what it’s like to visit the International Space Station and go on a spacewalk
- Immunologist Luke O’Neill from Trinity College Dublin tells us about his work on disease prevention and his views of the anti-vaccine movement
- And Triona tells us all about her twin loves: Dublin’s Hackerspace and molecular gastronomy (a.k.a ‘how to cook steak in a bag’).
In the latest episode:
- Marie talked to astronaut Colonel Shane Kimbrough about space walking, getting some sleep aboard the International Space Station and how astronauts manage to brush their teeth in zero gravity.
- Sylvia went to the CRANN research institute at Trinity College Dublin to speak with John Boland about the science of matter at an incredibly small scale. You can check out CRANN’s YouTube channel here.
- And Lenny visited the brand new National Computer and Communications Museum at NUI Galway to see what computers were like in the 1970s and 80s — check back here over the weekend for a slideshow of all the machines he saw!
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