120 Second Science
Episode 9: What is a wormhole?
Episode 8: Why is cancer so hard to treat?
Dr Alex Eustace, School of Biotechnology, explains why cancer has been so difficult to treat, despite decades of research effort.
Episode 7: What is an exoplanet?
Assistant Professor Oisin Creaner, School of Physical Sciences explains what an exoplanet is, and the scientific challenges involved in finding one.
Episode 6: When is losing a winning strategy?
Professor Brien Nolan, School of Mathematics details how - in game theory - a losing strategy can end up winning.
Episode 5: How big is infinity?
Brien Nolan, School of Mathematical Sciences, reveals why, in mathematical terms, infinity is even bigger than we might think.
Episode 4: What is a Black Hole?
Masha Chernyakova, School of Physical Sciences, explains the forces behind the creation of a Black Hole and where we might expect to find one.
Episode 3: What is a semiconductor?
Enda McGlynn, School of Physical Sciences, describes what a semiconductor is, where they are found in the world, and how they are used.
Episode 2: What do Jo Malone and Linus Pauling have in common?
Aoife Morrin, School of Chemical Sciences, describes what connects the famous perfumer and Nobel Prize winning scientist.
Episode 1: Which animal has the keenest sense of smell?
Aoife Morrin, School of Chemical Sciences, reveals what animal reigns supreme when it comes to sense of smell.