Episode #692

News Items

Science or Fiction

  • Item #1 Science

    Making aluminum from recycled scrap uses 92% less energy than making it from ore. https://glescrap.com/blog/ore-conservation-major-benefit-scrap-metal-gets-recycled/

  • Item #2 Science

    There is evidence for welding with solder 3000 years ago. https://www.cromweld.com/history-of-welding/

  • Item #3 Fiction

    Iron, Cobalt and Nickel are the only ferromagnetic elements. https://www.thebalance.com/magnets-and-metals-2340001

Skeptical Quote of the Week

“Education, the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.” - Attributed to Mark Twain