Episode #764

News Items

  • Binaural Beats
  • Non-Breathing Animal
  • Rocketman Dies in Crash
              • Science or Fiction

                • Item #1 Fiction

                  Researchers find that California Gray Whales are over four times more likely to strand themselves during solar storms. https://today.duke.edu/2020/02/solar-storms-could-scramble-whales-navigational-sense

                • Item #2 Fiction

                  A new study involving Sperm whales off the coast of New Zealand confirm that they are able to predict the onset of earthquakes better than any other animal tested. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/02/200220101121.htm

                • Item #3 Science

                  A large sighting, the largest in decades, indicates a probable surge in the population of Antarctic Blue Whales. https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-51553381

                Skeptical Quote of the Week

                ‘I think if you’re spending more time denying evidence than looking for it, then you’ve probably left the path of intelligent skepticism.’ -Alan Dove, Ph.D. on This Week in Virology