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Faculty of Science & Health

120 Second Science

The scientists of Dublin City University's Faculty of Science and Health provide answers to straightforward questions in, ordinary language, in just two minutes.

If you have a question for our researchers that you are curious about, and would like answered, then please get in touch with the producer, Seán Duke, email: sean.duke@dcu.ie

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.