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Super Moon – May 5th, 2012

Posted by on May 6, 2012

May 5th 2012, the ‘Super Moon’ brings out the strangeness in our intrepid hosts. The moon is currently in perigee. I totally bunged up the video when I shouted out...

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Quantum & Cosmos

Ask Science – Would a nuclear bomb be as destructive in outer space as in the atmosphere?

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012

Nope, the bulk of destruction from a Nuclear blast comes from the initial shockwave and the cavitation caused by the blast. In a vacuum the energy from the blast would dissipate...

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Human Sciences

Ask Science – How Many Megapixels Does the Human Eye Have?

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012

Can you measure the human eye with megapixels, and if so how many megapixels is the human eye? Yes and no. There are about 120 million rods (black and white receptors) and about 5...

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Fast Forward

Maybe “The Next Biggest Thing Since WWW”

Posted by on Apr 27, 2009

The Internet has brought us as many or more resources since the PC. woot for that. All that automation of web applications has made us more efficient. The powers of our new world...

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Recent Posts

Episode 0.5 – The Ultimate Magic Show

Episode 0.5 – The Ultimate Magic Show

Aug 19, 2014

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. Episode 0.5: Your browser does not support the audio element. Show Notes: I liked everything I saw on facebook: Source Deepak Chopra – Million Dollar Challenge:...

The Sky is Falling – part 1

The Sky is Falling – part 1

Mar 10, 2013

Hi guys, sorry for the delay. Real life trumps hobby science every time. 😉 You can look forward to 10 more episodes over the next few months. Thanks for your continued support. We love you. 🙂 In this episode we examine the Russian Meteor Event 2013, and look into the different classifications of space rocks, different states of matter, attempt to explain why...

Hidden Doggerland

Hidden Doggerland

Oct 14, 2012

What do Doggerland and Atlantis have in common? Not a whole lot, actually… but we take a look at both anyway. Some relevant links: Britain’s Atlantis Found: http://bit.ly/LfddBc Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doggerland Recently geophysicist Richard Bates of the Department of Earth Sciences at St. Andrews unveiled an exhibit called the...

No Mermaids For Old Men

No Mermaids For Old Men

Oct 4, 2012

Mermaids, Zombies, NOAA and the CDC… Mix that with a study that shows people are more willing to believe crazy stuff if they hear a corrected version of said crazy, and you have the latest episode. Try not to get your feet too wet… They aren’t real, folks, seriously. I’m not a shill for “big fish”. They just don’t...