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March 2, 2013

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Quirks and Quarks - Big Science:  Thirty Metre Telescopes - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 5Nov 8, 2014 | 15:07Quirks and Quarks Big Science: Thirty Metre Telescopes - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Big Science: Thirty Metre Telescopes - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 5 Nov 8, 2014 | 15:07The Big Science series looks at the 30 metre telescope, 3 times larger than any other.
Quirks and Quarks - Ancient Fish Created Copulation - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 3Nov 8, 2014 | 9:06Quirks and Quarks Ancient Fish Created Copulation - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Ancient Fish Created Copulation - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 3 Nov 8, 2014 | 9:06385 million years ago a tiny fish pioneered internal fertilization.
Quirks and Quarks - Rosetta's Long Trip - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 1Nov 8, 2014 | 12:25Quirks and Quarks Rosetta's Long Trip - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Rosetta's Long Trip - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 1 Nov 8, 2014 | 12:25The Rosetta Mission has reached its desired comet after 10 years of travel.
Quirks and Quarks - Chicken Big - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 4Nov 8, 2014 | 9:29Quirks and Quarks Chicken Big - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Chicken Big - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 4 Nov 8, 2014 | 9:29Selective breeding has resulted in chickens being 4 times larger than in the late 1950's.
Quirks and Quarks - These Crime Solvers Are Real Pigs - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 2Nov 8, 2014 | 10:25Quirks and Quarks These Crime Solvers Are Real Pigs - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks These Crime Solvers Are Real Pigs - 2014/11/08 - Pt. 2 Nov 8, 2014 | 10:25Forensic science uses submerged pig carcasses to learn how human remains decompose in water.
Quirks and Quarks - Passenger Pigeons Gone, But Giant Tortoises Come Back, plus How The Earth's Magnetic Field Flips, and more - 2014/11/01Nov 1, 2014 | 55:29Quirks and Quarks Passenger Pigeons Gone, But Giant Tortoises Come Back, plus How The Earth's Magnetic Field Flips, and more - 2014/11/01 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Passenger Pigeons Gone, But Giant Tortoises Come Back, plus How The Earth's Magnetic Field Flips, and more - 2014/11/01 Nov 1, 2014 | 55:29Slow And Steady Tortoise de-Extinction, Andean Pioneers Were Up Early, The Fast Flip of The Earth's Magnetic Field, Return of a Virus, A Message From Martha.
Quirks and Quarks - A Message From Martha - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 5Nov 1, 2014 | 16:11Quirks and Quarks A Message From Martha - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks A Message From Martha - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 5 Nov 1, 2014 | 16:11The story of the last passenger pigeon on the planet is told in the book 'A Message From Martha'.
Quirks and Quarks - Return of a Virus - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 4Nov 1, 2014 | 8:36Quirks and Quarks Return of a Virus - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Return of a Virus - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 4 Nov 1, 2014 | 8:36A virus frozen in caribou poo 700 years ago was revived in a lab experiment.
Quirks and Quarks - The Fast Flip of The Earth's Magnetic Field - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 3Nov 1, 2014 | 8:37Quirks and Quarks The Fast Flip of The Earth's Magnetic Field - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Fast Flip of The Earth's Magnetic Field - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 3 Nov 1, 2014 | 8:37The Earth's magnetic field took less than 100 years to flip the last time it reversed 786,000 years ago.
Quirks and Quarks - Andean Pioneers Were Up Early - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 2Nov 1, 2014 | 10:09Quirks and Quarks Andean Pioneers Were Up Early - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Andean Pioneers Were Up Early - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 2 Nov 1, 2014 | 10:09A 12,400 year old settlement 4500 metres high in the Andes has been studied.
Quirks and Quarks - Slow and Steady Tortoise de-Extinction - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 1Nov 1, 2014 | 11:54Quirks and Quarks Slow and Steady Tortoise de-Extinction - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Slow and Steady Tortoise de-Extinction - 2014/11/01 - Pt. 1 Nov 1, 2014 | 11:54From a population of only 15, the giant tortoise population on a Galapagos island is now sustainable.
Quirks and Quarks - Putting A Face on a Mystery Dinosaur, plus Chris Hadfield - Photographer To The Stars, Oil Rigs Attract Fish, and more - 2014/10/25Oct 25, 2014 | 53:18Quirks and Quarks Putting A Face on a Mystery Dinosaur, plus Chris Hadfield - Photographer To The Stars, Oil Rigs Attract Fish, and more - 2014/10/25 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Putting A Face on a Mystery Dinosaur, plus Chris Hadfield - Photographer To The Stars, Oil Rigs Attract Fish, and more - 2014/10/25 Oct 25, 2014 | 53:18Mystery Dinosaur Gets A-Head, Maple Migration Moderated, Oil Rigs Attract Fish, Chris Hadfield: You Are Here, Quirks Question Period - Space Magnets.
Quirks and Quarks - Space Magnets (Quirks Question Period)Oct 25, 2014 | 3:41Quirks and Quarks Space Magnets (Quirks Question Period) Audio
Quirks and Quarks Space Magnets (Quirks Question Period) Oct 25, 2014 | 3:41The fact that the Earth acts like a magnet answers the question about the effectiveness of magnets in space.
Quirks and Quarks - Chris Hadfield:  You Are Here - 2014/10/25 - Pt. 4Oct 25, 2014 | 16:09Quirks and Quarks Chris Hadfield: You Are Here - 2014/10/25 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Chris Hadfield: You Are Here - 2014/10/25 - Pt. 4 Oct 25, 2014 | 16:09Astronaut Chris Hadfield talks about his new book "You Are Here, Around The World In 92 Minutes."
Quirks and Quarks - Oil Rigs Attract Fish - 2014/10/25 - Pt. 3Oct 25, 2014 | 8:19Quirks and Quarks Oil Rigs Attract Fish - 2014/10/25 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Oil Rigs Attract Fish - 2014/10/25 - Pt. 3 Oct 25, 2014 | 8:19The underwater structure for oil platforms provide a healthy habitat for fish.

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