Sparks and Quarks

E5: Bionic Mushrooms and a Massive Change

November 24, 2018

We're back! We're sorry it's been so long - university and moving abroad have stopped us from recording. However, we're now here, and Dan talks about mushrooms that generate electricity, whilst Adam talk about a massive change in a physical definition (pun intended).

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Dan's sources:

https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/environment/a24852429/bionic-mushrooms-electricity/

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2018/11/07/bionic-mushroom-turns-light-into-electricity/

https://www.stevens.edu/news/bionic-mushrooms-fuse-nanotech-bacteria-and-fungi

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyanobacteria

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/a0f6/26ac1656b606f0cd3aa31318ec68d511c7aa.pdf

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Adam's sources

https://phys.org/news/2018-11-kilogram-redefined-physicist.html

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/science/its-a-massive-change-scientists-redefine-the-kilogram

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