Tagged: radio

The invention of the geostationary communications satellite - Out of Space

Duncan Steel Jan 18, 2019

The idea of satellites beaming radio communications around the globe was discussed by science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke in 1945, though he imagined huge geostationary space stations permanently staffed by astronauts who would be needed to change the electronic valves in the onboard radio transmitters. We’ve not been able to watch live cricket matches from around the globe on … Read More

The Oath – BBC Radio 4 - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 22, 2011

Update: BBC seems to think that this programme has ‘rights issues’ and is not for replay later. Disappointing. (I’m trying not to say something less polite…) My apologies to those who have come here thinking there might be something to listen to. Michael Edmonds recently raised (again*) the issue of an oath for scientists. Read More

Radio is best medium for science in NZ - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Mar 03, 2010

Across public and commercial radio there’s more science journalism going on than ever before and thanks to the internet, it is becoming easier to find. The volume of content and the flexibility of the radio format which allows for longer interviews, mini documentaries and panel discussions means radio is emerging as the medium that best serves science coverage in New … Read More