Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio

Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio

CBC Radio

CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.

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Why speaking ‘moistly’ could be partly to blame for the rapid spread of COVID-19. Apollo 13 was a near-disaster that became a triumph — now you can experience it in real time. The birds on their backs are a distant early warning system for endangered rhinos. A desert toad chooses to mate with another species when times get tough. Play ball! Researchers find ancient ballcourt in Mexico’s highlands.

Previous episodes

  • 432 - Apr 11: COVID-19 transmission, reliving Apollo 13 in real time, birds watch out for rhinos, toads outbreed in hard times, and sports in mesoamerica 3400 years ago. 
    Fri, 10 Apr 2020
  • 431 - Apr 4 Testing for COVID-19, blood plasma clinical trials to begin, vaccine development, COVID threatens mountain gorillas and these boots were made for running 
    Fri, 03 Apr 2020
  • 430 - Mar 28: Mobilizing scientists in the COVID 19 fight, riding the COVID wave, NASA's space salad and Escobar's hippos are restoring an ecosystem 
    Fri, 27 Mar 2020
  • 429 - COVID vulnerability, COVID and climate, iring a cannonball at an asteroid and a fossil ‘wonderchicken’ 
    Fri, 20 Mar 2020
  • 428 - Coronavirus epidemiology, Greenland glaciers melt, squatting a better way to be sedentary, SmartICE supports northern life 
    Fri, 13 Mar 2020
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