2016 Nobel Prizes for science

Thursday, 20 October 2016 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Donuts are the same shape as coffee cups according to topology.

This week on the show we discuss the winners of the Nobel prizes for science this year. Prizes were awarded for Medicine and Physiology, Chemistry, and Physics.

The winner for the Medicine and Physiology prize won for his work explaining the means by which cells recycle components, known as autophagy.

The Chemistry prize was shared by three scientists who contributed to the technology of molecule sized machines.

And the Physics prize went to three researchers who explained the properties of materials using three dimensional topography.

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.