December 2013

Holiday Question Show

Time for our ever-popular Holiday Question Show, where we answer listeners' questions, including: Why do only some planets have rings? What do male mosquitos eat?...

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Holiday Book Show

In our Holiday Book Show, we've got several ideas for popular science books you might pick up, using your new gift cards. First, Harvard...

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Curiosity Rover Jumps in a Lake * Did Life Travel From Earth to Mars? * Peregrine Chicks Drown in the Rain * Beaks Helped Dinosaurs Eat Plants * Chameleons Use Colour To Send A Message * Marine Worms and Micro-Plastics

The Mars rover Curiosity revealed this week that if it had landed 3.6 billion years ago, it would have been Mars' first submarine. The...

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World's Oldest Wine Cellar * The Mystery of Making the Moon * Scientists Undermine Bird Self-Esteem * How a Sauropod Steps * Less Salmon, More Stress for Grizzlies * Fatal Attraction for Praying Mantis

If you are an oenophile, you know the importance of proper storage of your vintages. And today, we find out just how long that tradition...

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