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Fizzics TWIST is back - with special guest Ben Newsome! Ben is the founder and director of Fizzics Education. In episode 26 we discuss:

 

Why the first all-female spacewalk never happened

The media went nuts recently about how a planned all-female spacewalk was canceled. It seems like patriarchy has reached even the ISS. But the truth is a little more complicated. 

 

Do you hear silent GIFs?

GIFs are silent moving images, but certain GIFs can have 'sounds' for some people. How? Ben takes us through the science. 

 

Even mosquitoes hate Skrillex

Skrillex is (in)famous for being a divisive musician. But it looks like mosquitoes are tipping the balance as new research has found that playing Skrillex to mosquitoes reduces both biting and 'copulation activity'

 

About Fizzics TWIST

This Week In Science & Technology, brought to you by the team at Fizzics Education! Fizzics Education is one of Australia's leading science outreach providers of interactive science workshops and shows. Each week we take a look back at the hottest yet coolest science stories. From the supersonic to the glacial, from down to earth to out of this world, and from the ancient world to the distant future, Fizzics TWIST has it covered. Hosted by Duncan Bell, Quill Darby, and the entire Fizzics team.

 

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