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Gagdet Guru Paul Bristow talks travel gadgets

Gagdet Guru Paul Bristow talks travel gadgets

Gadget Guru

Time to talk travel gadgets. Whether you're heading to the campsite or off to the airport, our Gadget Guru has it covered.

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HydroContest - learning about maritime energy efficiency

HydroContest - learning about maritime energy efficiency

HYDROCONTEST 2015 is underway in Lausanne. Engineering students from all over the globe (including Colombia, Brazil, UK, Australia, France, Switzerland) have come together on the banks of Lake Gene...

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Venus and Jupiter in sight over the Jura

Venus and Jupiter in sight over the Jura

Clear skies have made conditions particularly good for star and planet gazing the past few days and Carouge resident, Malcolm Grant, snapped these great shots of Venus and Jupiter over the Jur...

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The Solar Arctic voyage begins for this Swiss explorer

The Solar Arctic voyage begins for this Swiss explorer

Raphaël Domjan is on an incredible voyage, crossing the Northwest Passage of the Arctic in a solar powered kayak. He started to navigate the waters in the Arctic Ocean just yesterday.

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Solar Arctic Passage

Solar Arctic Passage

Raphaël Domjan is about to cross the Northwest passage of the Arctic in a solar powered kayak.

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Blue Butterfly - an examination of families, science and nature

Blue Butterfly - an examination of families, science and nature

Do you remember the interview with the 'Ant Lady' on Drivetime last year?

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Ask the physicist - how did it all start?

Ask the physicist - how did it all start?

Every week, Jonni Fulcher – whose daytime job is at Cern – will answer your questions about everyday physics. Why do things work as they do? What is an atom, why do we feel cold, what happens when ...

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Post Plastic Lux - let's give up plastic

Post Plastic Lux - let's give up plastic

Plastic pollution in the oceans is a growing environmental concern. It’s a danger to marine life – and then a danger to us, as those pollutants enter the food chain.

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Ask the Physicist: what is fire?

Ask the Physicist: what is fire?

We all need it - we wouldn't be here without it. But what exactly is it? Fire - Jonni explains. If you have a question for our physicist - send it to studio@worldradio.ch

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Have you a half a million $$ idea?

Have you a half a million $$ idea?

Got a good idea? It could be worth USD $500,000! The Seedstars World Final event is on in Geneva on February 4.

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Ask the Physicist - Frost! Brr...

Ask the Physicist - Frost! Brr...

Our new feature - ask the physicist. Jonni, a very clever physicist person, will answer all your day to day questions -  why do things happen as they do?

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The new gadget guru...

The new gadget guru...

Gadget Guru

We welcomed Paul Bristow back into the office today to talk gadgets with Tony and to celebrate the launch of the new gadget guru - he even made us a new toy!! (though it took a bit of explaining fo...

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Nestlé will use robots to sell coffee in Japan

Nestlé will use robots to sell coffee in Japan

Nestlé’s Japanese subsidiary will deploy up to 1,000 robots into their retail coffee outlets from December.

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Heads in the Cloud Atlas at the WMO

Heads in the Cloud Atlas at the WMO

The Cloud Atlas was first published by the World Meteorological Organisation in 1896. The Atlas aims to codify clouds and assist in weather forecasting. There are more than 100 different types of c...

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