June 2012

Summer 2012 Web Extra - Male Moths Run Hot and Cold * Babies Read Lips * Extreme Chemistry * Fractal Music * Pitcher Plant's Bright Idea

Yes, yes, we know - last week was the season finale of Quirks. So what are we doing here with another episode? Well we had...

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Quirks & Quarks Summer Schedule

Well, it may be summer, but Quirks & Quarks is still on the radio, with the Best of Quirks & Quarks each week. This is...

June 23, 2012 - Brain Power * The Young and the Generous * Robust Robot * What Happened to the Harappans? * Run, Swim, Throw, Cheat

On this week's program: With the London Olympics only five weeks away, we'll take a look at the science that lies behind cheating in sports,...

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June 16, 2012 - Rio +/- 20 * The Secret Arctic Garden * A NuSTAR in the Sky * Fatal Flaws * Science Fact, or Science Fiction: Dogs & Danger

As delegates prepare for the Rio +20 summit next week, we'll speak with Green Party leader Elizabeth May, who was an advisor to the Canadian...

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June 9, 2012 - Quirks Question Show - Recorded Live at the University of Calgary

Once again we present our award-winning, audience-pleasing, brain-teasing Question Show. This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at the Eckhardt-Gramatté Concert Hall...

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June 2, 2012 - The Day The World Discovered The Sun * Hooked On Flowers * Oldest Instruments * Fire-Finding Beetle * Science Fact, or Science Fiction: Aluminum Pots

Today on the program we'll hear about the oldest instruments ever found in Europe - dating back to our ancestors' earliest arrival on that continent. ...

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