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Robyn Williams joined the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Science Unit in 1972 where in 1975 he began hosting the award-winning The Science Show - now one of the longest-running programs on Australian radio and a program he continues to host. He has made frequent appearances on ABC TV for such programs as Quantum and Catalyst, and narrated the series Nature of Australia. In 1993 he became the first journalist to be elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, holds a host of honorary doctorates from leading Australian Universities, has written more than 10 books and even has a star in the constellation Carina named after him.