Eucalypts and bushfires; superfluid liquid helium

Thursday, 5 April 2018 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Fire-damaged snow gums at Mt Feathertop, Victoria (Photo by Tatters, via Flickr)

Claire speaks to Tom Fairman about the effect of more frequent bushfires on Australia's eucalypt forests. Read more at https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/recurring-fires-are-threatening-the-iconic-snow-gum 

Chris tells us all about the amazing properties of liquid helium, a superfluid with zero viscosity. Here's a short video from the BBC showing some of the amazing properties:

And a classic 1963 video from Alfred Leitner (37 minutes):

 

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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