Hosts: Ed Brown, Dr. Shayne Joseph, Penny Dumsday, Dr. Simon O’Toole.
Some scepticism about the nearest exoplanet discovered.
Amateur astronomers find planet in four-star system.
‘Zooniverse’ citizen science projects.
Key test for re-healable concrete.
2012 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science
Astronomer wins PM’s Science Prize for dark matter discovery
Science Minister’s Prize for Life Scientist of the Year – Mark Shackleton
Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year – Eric May
Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools – Michael van der Ploeg
Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools – Anita Trenwith
All living bird species mapped in giant family tree
Breakthrough Hendra virus vaccine released for horses
Abdominal porthole reveals how tumours come together