Episode #40: Antarctic Sauropods, Russian Yetis and More Bees

Pictured: Russian Yeti

Pictured: Russian Yeti

The 40th episode of Consilience is out! You can download the mp3 here (20mb) and the
file’s page on Archive.org is here.

Teaching Angela to appreciate history

Robert Woodrow Wilson born 10 January 1936, won the 1978 Nobel prize for physics with his colleague Arno Penzias for their discovery of the Cosmic Microwave Background.

News

New sauropod fossil discovered in Antarctica. But it’s NOT THE FIRST!

Morpholigical specialisation in bees! And there’s a video! And another video!

The Russians found a yeti! And there’s a video of that too!

Listener Quiz

No new quiz this week.

Quote

“Faith is never an answer. It’s just a restatement of a question.” – Superboy (Superboy #4, written by Scott Lobdell)

Link of the Week

Mike: Carl Zimmer on NdgT.
Owen: Gauteng Skeptics
Angela: California academy of sciences – list of new species described in 2011. (12 in South Africa)

Announcements

Pretoria:

Appearances:

http://www.archive.org/download/ConsilienceEpisode40/Consilience40.mp3

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