Thursday, 4 March, 2021

Bee stings beat snake bites; NZ’s glow-in-the-dark sharks; Tennis demon does a road runner; and saving the platypus.


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Jack jumper ant:

Glow in the dark sharks:

Releasing platypus back into the wild:


Mars Perseverance Resources: for Prof. David Flannery Q+A

The Professor’s Story:

Cool video explainer of Prof Flannery’s Mars mission:

ABC Radio interview with Prof. Flannery – as he explains his job:

Good explanation of the Mars mission:

NASA footage of the Perseverance landing:

First hi-definition images and video from the surface of Mars

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