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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Ancient Jordanian town destroyed by a meteor blast may have inspired Biblical stories, scientists say; Animals are shapeshifting in response to climate warming, and it could be costing them; Tiny flying microchips inspired by maple seeds could help monitor the environment; An inside scoop on how COVID vaccines are being tested on kids; Widespread vaccination should mean the impact of COVID variants ‘will be blunted’; What are the relative sources of light on a moonless night?

Previous episodes

  • 492 - Bronze age town destroyed by meteor, global warming makes animals shapeshift, flying microchips, COVID vaccines for kids, and watching out for new CVOID variants 
    Fri, 24 Sep 2021
  • 491 - The election and post-COVID science, toilet-training cattle, Prehistoric leather making tools and how galactic spiral arms feed black holes. 
    Fri, 17 Sep 2021
  • 490 - See what these Canadian researchers were doing during their summer of Science 
    Fri, 10 Sep 2021
  • 489 - Quirks & Quarks is on hiatus for the summer. We'll be back with new content Sept. 11 
    Fri, 02 Jul 2021
  • 488 - Quirks & Quarks listener question show. How much of a lake or river is actually fish pee? What's corn silk actually for? What happens when an astronaut gets gassy in a space suit? And much more.. 
    Fri, 25 Jun 2021
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