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Wilson da Silva
SCIENCE WRITER, EDITOR & CONSULTANT
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Decarbonising energy | The Agenda with Steve Paikin
Can we decarbonise electricity production entirely? Wilson da Silva gives a preview the Equinox Summit, a global gathering of scientists with that aim.
Shuttle Endeavour mission: Day 1 | Today Show
The heatshield of the space shuttle Endeavour was damaged at blast off; without it, astronauts cannot return to Earth. Wilson da Silva discusses what it means.
Shuttle Endeavour mission: Day 3 | Today Show
Astronauts on the space shuttle Endeavour need to conduct an emergency spacewalk to repair the heatshield; Wilson da Silva describes the mission.
Near-death experiences; Sun’s odd cold spell | Weekend Sunrise
A possible scientific explanation for vivid near-death experiences; and questions about why the Sun is unseasonably quiet. Wilson da Silva on Weekend Sunrise.
Is climate change making storms worse | Today Tonight
Scientists believe climate change is already making storms more severe and more frequent than before. Wilson da Silva on the current affairs show, Today Tonight.
Australian Astronaut-In-Waiting | Studio 10
An interview on Studio 10 with Wilson da Silva, who will be among the first to fly into space on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic; he describes the trip.
Were ancient Aborigines the first Americans? | Sunrise
New archaeological finds suggest the Americas were settled earlier, and the oldest human remains look like Australian Aborigines. Wilson da Silva explains.
Remembering Apollo 11 | Where Are They Now?
Wilson da Silva recalls his boyhood memories of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, followed by an interview with Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
Turismo Espacial: Sonho Torna Realidade | SBT News
An interview, in Portuguese, about the long-awaited flight into space aboard Virgin Galactic by Brazilian-born science journalist Wilson da Silva.
2011 World Conference of Science Journalists | Speaker Introduction & What Science Journalism Means to Me
A video interview for the 2011 World Conference of Science Journalists held in Doha, Qatar.
Selected appearances as a commentator on television in Australia, Canada and Brazil
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