Dec 17, 2017
This week, the podcast shoots into the atmosphere as we explore the world of space junk.
Just above our heads is a tangled junkyard of old radioactive satellites and space shuttles, shooting round the earth at 24,000 km per hour and occasionally crashing to earth in spectacular fashion.
We look at this junkyard in the...
Dec 10, 2017
Wilderness holds a special place in our hearts, especially in Australia and the US. It seems eternal, unchanging, remote and beautiful.
But did you know it's pretty recent concept? And that it was mostly a few dudes in America who made it happen? In this weeks episode we delve deep into the idea of wilderness, and see...
Dec 3, 2017
This week we take a wander through the crazy, unbelievable world of geoengineering, where scientists attempt to change the planet and all its systems at once. Is it science fact or science fiction?
We'll cover everything from how to stop a storm with cannons to how to bring about a nuclear winter and every dubious Plan...
Nov 26, 2017
What can 28,000 friendly ducks tell us about our oceans? And what crazy thing did the sea captain see? This week, Lucy and Suzanne delve deep into the weird world of plastic in our oceans.
Nov 19, 2017
We all know plastic is a big problem, but why? What even is it? In Episode 2 of Halfway to the Moon Suzanne and Lucy will delve into the tragic history of plastic - which involves beetles, 19th century entrepreneurs with grand ambitions, and Coke and Pepsi (of course).