Science NewsFLASH

Naked Scientists NewsFLASH episode

Mon, 15th Jun 2009

Slow Earthquakes and Supernovae

Remnants of Kepler's Supernova (c) NASA

In this week's NewsFlash, we discover how storms create slow earthquakes and how a local star, Betelgeuse, could explode very soon.  We also hear of an accurate way to date pottery and explore the physics of helicopter seeds.  Plus, this week in Science History saw the death of John Logie Baird, pioneer of television.

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In this edition of Naked Scientists NewsFLASH

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  • 15:12 - Pot Dating

  • 17:59 - A New Element - Ununbium

    And also this week scientists have come up with a reason for you to tear up that periodic table which is on the wall of your chemistry laboratory or your school classroom, and replace it with a new one. This is because we have a new element to add to it. And here to tell us ab...



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