Episode #726

News Items

Who's That Noisy

  • Answer to last week: Propellers

Science or Fiction

  • Item #1 Fiction

    During the most recent glacial period, glaciers covered 64% of the land on Earth. https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/glaciers/quickfacts.html

  • Item #2 Science

    Deep glacier ice turns blue as it ages. https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/glaciers/quickfacts.html

  • Item #3 Science

    Glaciers contain about 75% of the fresh water on Earth. https://blogpatagonia.australis.com/10-facts-about-glaciers/

Skeptics Quote of the Week

“First you make people believe they have a problem, and then you sell them the solution. That’s how advertising works. Every snake oil salesman knows that.” ― Oliver Markus Malloy