Episode #800

News Items

Who's That Noisy

  • Answer to last week: scanners

Science or Fiction

  • Item #1 Science

    The largest impact crater on Earth, Vredefort Crater, South Africa, at 300km wide, is also the oldest, over 2 billion years.

  • Item #2 Science

    The largest single diamond deposit in the world was formed by a meteorite impact, and contains a greater volume of diamonds than all other deposits combined.

  • Item #3 Fiction


Skeptical Quote of the Week.

“I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions.’ - Zora Neale Hurston