Science and Technology

The Science of Riots, Firehawks, and Microbots

Posted on: Thu 1 Feb 2018

Rohan Neagle, from Radio Adelaide’s Subatomic program, joins Tom Jordan in the studio for the latest science news.

Sociology research comparing ideas with viruses, models how French riots in 2005 spread through the population.

Three species of birds that spread fire by carrying burning twigs have been formally identified.

And a team in South Korea have developed what they call hygrobots – tiny robots that move along like inchworms.

Produced by Tom Jordan

Image source: Wikipedia


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