Amanda Bauer on becoming a star, Mystery sleeping sickness, Maremmas: guardian (dogs) of the galaxy (of wildlife)

Thursday, 6 August 2015 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Maremma dogs help guard wildlife

Amanda Bauer is a research astronomer who studies the formation of stars and why galaxies stop forming stars as they get older, and tells us about the upcoming Space Jam event at the Powerhouse museum in Sydney for Science Week

The cause of a mystery illness in a town called Kalachi in Kazakhstan remains difficult to pin down.

Italian Maremma dogs have been used for years to guard livestock, but in Warrnambool they are beings used as guardian dogs of the wildlife galaxy, protecting endangered Penguins.

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.


Chris Lassig, Stuart Burns and Claire Farrugia.