Australian championship soccer robots; Music is as important as food; Who is the SciBabe?

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Robots in the RoboCup

Sean Harris from UNSW was part of the Australian team who competed in the RoboCup, the world soccer Robot championship in China this year, he explains how his team won.

We discover how music is considered as important as eating and reproduction according to our brains' response to musical cues, and why that may be an evolutionary advantage.

Yvette d'Entremont is a well known skeptical blogger who goes under the nom de plum SciBabe. She joins us to discuss skepticism and critical thinking.

Lost in Science team
Thursday 8:30am to 9:00am
Entertaining news and discussion about research that has impact on society and providing a wide range of science and technology news. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

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Chris Lassig, Stuart Burns, Claire Farrugia and Manisha Bhardwaj.

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