End of year roundup: The non-COVID science that brought us joy in 2020
The team discusses the bright spots in 2020, including our favourite scientific developments and the books and documentaries we've enjoyed.
It’s been a long and strange year, and most of our attention has been focussed on the coronavirus. So, in this bonus episode of the Science Focus Podcast, the team talks about this year’s most interesting science that has nothing to do with COVID.
We start off by talking about our favourite scientific developments of the year, and then we discuss the books and documentaries that we’ve loved.
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- Dr Jacob Bleacher: Why do we need to go back to the Moon?
- Andy Weir: Building a base on the Moon, and crafting believable sci-fi
- Gretchen McCulloch: How has the internet affected how we communicate?