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Science with Sarah Lau: Spiders and Space

Thursday 6th July / presented by Caitlin Nienaber

RTRFM’s resident science expert Sarah Lau joined Caitlin this morning to set out on their weekly voyage of discovery.

This week they took a journey through space with the news of an Australian breakthrough of a nanomaterial that can switch a window to a mirror with a simple change in temperature and help shield astronauts from harmful space radiation, as well as a new robot that can help clean up space junk inspired by gecko toes. She also brought us the story of some brave primary school students who discovered a rare jumping spider while out on an excursion.

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