Episode #672

News Items

    Interview with Jennifer Ouellette

    • http://jenniferouellette-writes.com/

      Science or Fiction

      • Item #1 Fiction

        Wakaleo schouteni is an extinct marsupial lion, now confirmed to have been living in southern Australia as late at the 19th century. http://www.esf.edu/top10/2018/09.htm

      • Item #2 Science

        The Baffling Beetle lives among one species of army ants, disguising itself as the abdomen of the ant onto which it latches. http://www.esf.edu/top10/2018/04.htm

      • Item #3 Science

        A new species of orangutan has been discovered, which is estimated to share a common ancestor with other orangutans 3.38 million years ago. http://www.esf.edu/top10/2018/05.htm

      Skeptical Quote of the Week.

      “There is no reason why the history and philosophy of science should not be taught in such a way as to bring home to all pupils the grandeur of science and the scope of its discoveries.” — Prince Louis-Victor de Broglie