How does the Sun cause auroras, and does social media rot kids’ brains?

Thursday, 16 May 2024 - 8:30am
Aurora Australis seen on 11 May 2024 at Joyce's Creek, Victoria, on Dja Dja Wurrung Country (Photo by Patrick Kavanagh, via Flickr)

This week, Chris gazes at the recent spectacular auroras, and explains how matter ejected from the Sun leads to pretty lights in the sky; and Stu digs deep to find out what the actual research says about the effect of social media and internet use on the mental health of young people.

Claire, Chris & Stu
Thursday 8:30am to 9:00am
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