Ever since they were discovered, lasers have featured in the world of science fiction and movies. But have you ever wondered how much of what you see and read about lasers is true?
Steam trains, commuter trains, virtual trains, the tilt train and trams, get on aboard the Scope Express for a whole show dedicated to the humble locomotive. Join Dr Rob as he stokes up the boiler and SCOPES out all the science behind trains.
At Scope we decided to move from the lab to the kitchen to try and uncover the science that is mixed into frying, baking, boiling, steaming and, of course, eating. Join Dr Rob as he puts on his chefs hat and SCOPES out all the science behind cooking.
It's another slow night for Dr. Rob, secret agent. In fact it had been a very slow week for this private investigator with a love for science, a keen eye for detail and a nose that could sniff out trouble. That was until the dame with no name walked into his office. Only with the help of science can he solve the mystery of her true identity.
With global warming such a serious issue, it's important that we all do what we can to minimise our impact on the planet by being as "green" as we possibly can. So what can we do? How can we reduce our carbon-footprint? And for that matter what is a carbon-footprint? For the answers to these questions and a whole lot more join Dr Rob as he reduces his CO2 emissions and SCOPES out all the science behind going green.
Sharks are the ocean's greatest predators and unfortunately they're probably the most feared and misunderstood creatures of the sea. Join Dr Rob as he puts on his wetsuit and SCOPES out all the science behind sharks.
Designers across the globe are in turmoil over the latest news sweeping fashion houses around the world. ...Lab Coat White is the new Black! Now when you think 'scientist' you don't usually think 'fashion', but have you ever considered that everything we wear has at least a stitch of science woven into it?
What do a bounding kangaroo, a terrifying theme park ride and a snooker trick shot all have in common? Movement and Motion! Join Dr Rob as he takes us on a ride and SCOPES out all the science behind motion.
Merry Christmas from SCOPE! To celebrate the festive season, we bring you the science of Christmas! We investigate real, fake, and edible Christmas trees, check out some toys, learn how to sing carols and take a look at the latest cricket technology!
To prove that science really is everywhere, Dr Rob and Julia show us how things are made - from recycled bikes to glue to footballs and even snow!
Cells are the biological building blocks of all living things. Without them we wouldn't have plants or animals, skin or hair; we wouldn't even have a heartbeat. So join Dr Rob as he gets microscopic and SCOPES out all the science behind cells!
They run our trains, planes and automobiles, so on this episode of Scope, we though we'd explore engines! Learn the history of steam engines and hit the high speeds, both on land and on water!
SCOPE, it really is! From pet pooches to feral felines, and from slinky servals to dashing dingoes, we explore all there is to know about Cats and Dogs!
Have you ever wondered why a polar bear is white? Or why a camel has a hump? From plants to animals to humans, we'll find out how life adapts to its climate!
This week on SCOPE, Dr Rob learns about dessert science! Yum... Oh wait sorry, we mean desert science. From plants to animals, rainfall and even technology, Dr Rob is looking at different kinds of deserts and how they work. Don't forget your fly-swatter...
Dr Rob becomes a VIP and makes some noise with a rock band! No, he hasn't ditched Scope and his beloved lab coat; he's looking at the science behind instruments and music.
2010 has been a big year for sport - Winter Olympics, Football World Cup, Commonwealth Games and of course the biggest event of all - the Elite Athletes episode of SCOPE! We go all the way from aspiring champions to Olympic gold medal winners - and even find out what sort of athletes Dr Rob and Julia could be!
Is something bringing you down? Never fear, because it's probably just the law of gravity! Prepare to be brought back down to earth as we take a look at how gravity affects the world around us.
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