Ontario Science Centre: The RedShift Report

Ontario Science Centre: The RedShift Report

Synopsis

From everyday science puzzlers to the latest in controversial issues, join host Ken Huxley as he roams the Ontario Science Centre, looking for answers to your science questions...

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Episodes

  • What is a pulsar?
    Duration: 09min | 11/09/2013
  • Plight of the butterflies
    Duration: 14min | 30/07/2013
  • Space’s final frontier…recovery!
    Duration: 17min | 24/07/2013
  • Chris Hadfield leads a Canadian experiment to track cosmic radiation.
    Duration: 09min | 08/03/2013
  • Another first for astronaut Chris Hadfield
    Duration: 16min | 19/02/2013
  • Sometimes citizen science gets its start with simply having fun, helping out and getting wet.
    Duration: 06min | 15/02/2013
  • Citizen scientists help salmon up the creek without a ladder.
    Duration: 10min | 15/11/2012
  • What's life like at the edge of the solar system?
    Duration: 14min | 26/10/2012
  • What are some of the weird ways that animals communicate?
    Duration: 14min | 31/08/2012
  • What lies hidden in Lake Vostok?
    Duration: 15min | 05/03/2012
  • Why did scientists create a deadly virus in the lab?
    Duration: 14min | 29/02/2012
  • Will robots ever be able to do everything that humans can?
    Duration: 14min | 24/11/2011
  • How many people can the Earth support?
    Duration: 09min | 26/10/2011
  • Is the Rock-Paper-Scissors game just blind luck?
    Duration: 10min | 06/09/2011
  • What's in store for the future of space exploration?
    Duration: 11min | 04/08/2011
  • What does the space shuttle have in common with a pool table and a Geiger counter?
    Duration: 07min | 17/05/2011
  • Will smartphones revolutionize scientific research?
    Duration: 10min | 15/10/2010
  • Why do so many volcanoes and earthquakes occur along the Pacific Ring of Fire?
    Duration: 08min | 08/10/2010
  • Can bad news be good for your self-esteem?
    Duration: 07min | 24/09/2010
  • Why were microbes from an English fishing village sent to the ISS?
    Duration: 08min | 17/09/2010
  • What does the future hold for stem cells?
    Duration: 10min | 01/09/2010
  • Scientists sniff out the bowhead whale's sense of smell.
    Duration: 06min | 23/08/2010
  • Does all vodka taste the same?
    Duration: 09min | 30/07/2010
  • What goes into the design of a World Cup soccer ball?
    Duration: 10min | 22/07/2010
  • How do you take the temperature of an extinct animal?
    Duration: 11min | 09/07/2010
  • Can pressure-cooking algae produce affordable fuel?
    Duration: 10min | 02/07/2010
  • Can any animals live without oxygen?
    Duration: 08min | 17/05/2010
  • Is multitasking a myth?
    Duration: 11min | 07/05/2010
  • Who's got the right stuff to lead the flock?
    Duration: 07min | 30/04/2010
  • What causes jet lag?
    Duration: 09min | 16/04/2010
  • Is the human brain hard-wired to play fair?
    Duration: 08min | 01/04/2010
  • Is the electric car really a green machine?
    Duration: 08min | 18/03/2010
  • What's cooking in the cosmic soup?
    Duration: 08min | 26/02/2010
  • What does it take to become an Olympic biathlete?
    Duration: 08min | 18/02/2010
  • What is narcissism?
    Duration: 09min | 12/02/2010
  • What is the deepest part of the ocean?
    Duration: 08min | 05/02/2010
  • What makes music emotional?
    Duration: 08min | 29/01/2010
  • Why do mosquitoes make that annoying buzzing sound?
    Duration: 07min | 22/01/2010
  • What's the biggest star ever discovered?
    Duration: 08min | 22/12/2009
  • Is the coin toss really random?
    Duration: 06min | 18/12/2009
  • Are animals capable of deception?
    Duration: 08min | 29/07/2009
  • Should we be worried about satellites crashing above our heads?
    Duration: 06min | 19/05/2009
  • What's the difference between pressed and burned CDs?
    Duration: 06min | 09/03/2009
  • What is a leap second and why is one being added this year?
    Duration: 05min | 12/01/2009
  • What is global dimming?
    Duration: 06min | 15/12/2008
  • Do dogs or humans have cleaner mouths?
    Duration: 03min | 08/12/2008
  • What exactly is biogas?
    Duration: 06min | 28/11/2008
  • Why do leaves change colour in the fall?
    Duration: 06min | 03/11/2008
  • What's the big deal about layered steel?
    Duration: 04min | 15/10/2008
  • What is the definition of a dinosaur?
    Duration: 04min | 08/10/2008
  • What were the fighting secrets of the Viking berserkers?
    Duration: 06min | 09/09/2008
  • During pregnancy with a male child is a woman considered a hermaphrodite?
    Duration: 06min | 14/07/2008
  • What are the pros and cons of ballpoint pens?
    Duration: 06min | 02/06/2008
  • What is a quantum computer?
    Duration: 07min | 08/05/2008
  • What's the future of space tourism?
    Duration: 07min | 14/04/2008
  • Is microwave food bad for you?
    Duration: 06min | 04/04/2008
  • What are stem cells?
    Duration: 07min | 10/03/2008
  • How is artificial snow made?
    Duration: 08min | 19/02/2008
  • What is the future of the telescope?
    Duration: 08min | 30/01/2008
  • Can we control the weather?
    Duration: 06min | 16/01/2008
  • Do hand sanitizers actually work?
    Duration: 06min | 17/12/2007
  • What are buckyballs?
    Duration: 06min | 10/12/2007
  • What's new in the Science Centre Space hall?
    Duration: 08min | 23/11/2007
  • What gives hot peppers their heat?
    Duration: 06min | 14/11/2007
  • How do the dimples on a golf ball help it fly further?
    Duration: 08min | 07/11/2007
  • How many dimensions are there?
    Duration: 08min | 01/11/2007
  • What do algae have to do with high tech sensors?
    Duration: 07min | 24/10/2007
  • Happy "beep beep" to you! What's so special about Sputnik's 50th birthday?
    Duration: 09min | 17/10/2007
  • What's behind the light in a shooting star?
    Duration: 07min | 11/10/2007
  • Do whales have uvulae?
    Duration: 05min | 02/10/2007
  • What are energy drinks and how do they affect the body?
    Duration: 08min | 25/09/2007
  • How do astronauts stay in shape in outer space?
    Duration: 07min | 12/09/2007
  • What is the Higgs Boson and does it exist?
    Duration: 08min | 24/07/2007
  • Is it harmful to feed your dog chocolate?
    Duration: 07min | 13/07/2007
  • How do human beings react to solitary confinement?
    Duration: 07min | 03/07/2007
  • Where are all the baby animals?
    Duration: 05min | 11/06/2007
  • Can cell phone radiation harm your body?
    Duration: 07min | 28/05/2007
  • Why do spinning eggs stand on end?
    Duration: 07min | 14/05/2007
  • How big can numbers get?
    Duration: 10min | 07/05/2007
  • Can music make you smarter?
    Duration: 07min | 16/04/2007
  • Pollination situation: Are bees dying out?
    Duration: 07min | 10/04/2007
  • Can humans survive on the surface of Mars?
    Duration: 08min | 02/04/2007
  • Tapping maple syrup to replace plastics.
    Duration: 06min | 26/03/2007
  • Why is lake water is always more calm at dawn and dusk?
    Duration: 06min | 08/03/2007
  • The RedShift Report goes 4-D to talk about space-time.
    Duration: 09min | 26/02/2007
  • Why are humans monogamous?
    Duration: 06min | 14/02/2007
  • Global Warming - What Can I Do?
    Duration: 05min | 08/02/2007
  • Are yawns really contagious?
    Duration: 17min | 02/02/2007
  • Weird ways the world wobbles.
    Duration: 08min | 29/01/2007
  • Let your body do the talkin'!
    Duration: 07min | 10/11/2006
  • Earthquake! (Or was it a bomb?)
    Duration: 07min | 27/10/2006
  • Are humans due for a redesign?
    Duration: 08min | 13/10/2006
  • What's living in your food?
    Duration: 07min | 06/10/2006
  • What the heck is a "redshift"?
    Duration: 08min | 22/09/2006
  • Where's the centre of the universe?
    Duration: 07min | 15/09/2006
  • Corn has ears... potatoes have eyes... do plants have feelings too?
    Duration: 08min | 01/09/2006
  • Are super-sized fish-eating beavers roaming South America?
    Duration: 08min | 11/08/2006
  • What's the biggest living thing on Earth?
    Duration: 06min | 04/08/2006
  • Do black holes have any dark secrets?
    Duration: 10min | 14/07/2006
  • What's growing on? The roof is green!
    Duration: 09min | 30/06/2006
  • iPod ear buds in a knot? It's entropy!
    Duration: 09min | 23/06/2006
  • Is 96% of the universe missing?
    Duration: 07min | 16/06/2006
  • Know how lightning works? (Scientists don't!)
    Duration: 08min | 09/06/2006
  • Pssst! Wanna name a star?
    Duration: 08min | 02/06/2006
  • Question everything - even the RedShift Report!
    Duration: 09min | 12/05/2006
  • Can city critters be country critters too?
    Duration: 07min | 05/05/2006
  • A ring around the moon?
    Duration: 08min | 28/04/2006
  • Sonar, so good!
    Duration: 06min | 21/04/2006
  • Black holes = certain death?
    Duration: 07min | 07/04/2006
  • Shocking news for hairy men!
    Duration: 08min | 31/03/2006
  • Can you read this?
    Duration: 09min | 17/03/2006
  • Where's the Science Centre? (GPS to the rescue!)
    Duration: 10min | 10/03/2006
  • Who's Tesla?
    Duration: 08min | 03/03/2006
  • What do your pheromones say about you?
    Duration: 07min | 24/02/2006
  • Is coffee high in antioxidants?
    Duration: 06min | 17/02/2006
  • The science of love is in the air...
    Duration: 05min | 10/02/2006
  • How does an MRI machine work?
    Duration: 08min | 03/02/2006
  • We can send you into space... but can we hear you?
    Duration: 08min | 27/01/2006
  • Is the sky falling?
    Duration: 05min | 20/01/2006
  • Can you slingshot around a black hole?
    Duration: 07min | 13/01/2006
  • What is lake effect snow?
    Duration: 07min | 06/01/2006
  • Where does mucus come from?
    Duration: 06min | 14/11/2005
  • Can you divide humans up into different races?
    Duration: 05min | 24/10/2005
  • The science of cappuccino foam.
    Duration: 07min | 26/09/2005
  • Are we mutating?
    Duration: 05min | 12/09/2005
  • What if everyone went swimming at the same time?
    Duration: 05min | 19/08/2005
  • If a cheetah and a silverfish raced, which one would win?
    Duration: 05min | 12/08/2005
  • Pop science: Will cola dissolve your teeth?
    Duration: 05min | 27/07/2005
  • If you open an envelope in the dark, do you see sparks?
    Duration: 04min | 24/07/2005
  • What's been happening on the Space Station lately?
    Duration: 05min | 05/07/2005
  • Does creationism have any place in a publicly funded museum?
    Duration: 07min | 24/06/2005
  • Can you really catch something off a toilet seat?
    Duration: 04min | 15/06/2005

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