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Ockham's Razor - Program podcast

Ockham's Razor - Program Podcast

William of Ockham was an English monk, philosopher, theologian, who provided the scientific method with its key principle 700 years ago. ...
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2010-06-13 Aristotle meets Ockham

06/12/10
Aristotle believed that we learn by doing and, while teaching he constantly walked around his pupils, one of whom was Alexander the Great. ...

2010-06-06 The lawn

06/05/10
Sydney-based science writer Peter Macinnis talks about the history and culture of lawn maintenance.

2010-05-30 Nuclear energy: a panacea for climate change?

05/29/10
The argument that nuclear energy may be part of a solution to global warming has been voiced over the last few years. Dr Adam Lucas from ...

2010-05-23 Burrowing crayfish

05/22/10
Dr Susan Lawler from Environmental Management and Ecology at La Trobe University in Wodonga talks about her research into burrowing ...

2010-05-16 Nursing before Florence Nightingale

05/15/10
Medical historian Dr Jim Leavesley from Margaret River in Western Australia tells us what nursing was like in England before Florence ...

2010-05-09 The importance of evidence

05/08/10
The president of the Australian Skeptics, Eran Segev, talks about the importance of assessing what is true or false by evaluating the ...

2010-05-02 The peak of oil production is passed

05/01/10
Dr Michael Lardelli from the University of Adelaide looks at how the bulk of the world's oil production comes from a relatively small ...

2010-04-25 A jump into the future

04/24/10
Gavin Gilchrist is the managing director of Big Switch Projects, a company set up ten years ago as an advisory group on energy efficiency ...

2010-04-18 Bringing the 'wow' factor of science fiction into our classrooms

04/17/10
Douglas E. Richards is a children's science fiction writer from San Diego, California. He talks about the importance of bringing science ...

2010-04-11 Should artificial colours be banned?

04/10/10
Specialist dietitian Joan Breakey from Brisbane discusses artificial food colouring and allergies.

2010-04-04 Mother Nature speaks

04/03/10
Ian Johnstone from the University of New England in Armidale, New South Wales, has always had a long standing interest in nature writing. ...

2010-03-28 The wise delinquency of decision makers

03/27/10
Tim van Gelder, Principal Fellow in Philosophy at the University of Melbourne, discusses one of the most critical of all human activities - ...