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Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio

Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio

CBC Radio

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CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.

Latest Episodes

Introducing: Tai Asks Why Season 3

23 min1 d ago
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Introducing: Tai Asks Why Season 3

Snake lasso climbing, detecting gravitational waves with pulsars, coping with soil compaction, what land should we protect to reach 30% and electric eels hunt in packs.

54 min6 d ago
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Snake lasso climbing, detecting gravitational waves with pulsars, coping with soil compaction, what land should we protect to reach 30% and electric eels hunt in packs.

COVID-19 and fighting viral evolution, ice-age wolf pup, how jellyfish swim so efficiently and how to do online learning to make education better

54 min1 w ago
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COVID-19 and fighting viral evolution, ice-age wolf pup, how jellyfish swim so efficiently and how to do online learning to make education better

Listener question show — we answer your science questions, like: Where are the missing dinosaurs? Why does cold make you pee? Do insects feel pain? And much more.

54 min2 w ago
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Listener question show — we answer your science questions, like: Where are the missing dinosaurs? Why does cold make you pee? Do insects feel pain? And much more.

Our producers' favourite stories of 2020. Tickling rats, the power of swearing, amazing awakening, squat don't sit, woodpecker wars and more

54 min3 w ago
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Our producers' favourite stories of 2020. Tickling rats, the power of swearing, amazing awakening, squat don't sit, woodpecker wars and more

Quirks & Quarks holiday book show. Chance and human evolution, surviving a black hole, new insights about Neanderthals and more...

54 min2020 DEC 18
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Quirks & Quarks holiday book show. Chance and human evolution, surviving a black hole, new insights about Neanderthals and more...

Spotting STEVE, superbolts and megaflashes, hyperventilating sober, bees use poop as insect repellent and a spider research and racial equity in science.

54 min2020 DEC 11
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Spotting STEVE, superbolts and megaflashes, hyperventilating sober, bees use poop as insect repellent and a spider research and racial equity in science.

A mysterious light from the universe, undoing cellular aging, feather talking, a smartwatch predicts COVID, the path of the polar bear and moon volcanoes

54 min2020 DEC 4
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A mysterious light from the universe, undoing cellular aging, feather talking, a smartwatch predicts COVID, the path of the polar bear and moon volcanoes

Quick tests for COVID, rat hides poison in its fur, neuroscientists see how we see colour, our planet’s climate zones are changing and why the hottest temperatures are in Death Valley

54 min2020 NOV 27
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Quick tests for COVID, rat hides poison in its fur, neuroscientists see how we see colour, our planet’s climate zones are changing and why the hottest temperatures are in Death Valley

Microbial mining in space, baby birds get the boot, palm oil substitutes, deep sea squid says ‘g’day’, Canada’s place in space and how do fans make cool air?

54 min2020 NOV 20
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Microbial mining in space, baby birds get the boot, palm oil substitutes, deep sea squid says ‘g’day’, Canada’s place in space and how do fans make cool air?

Latest Episodes

Introducing: Tai Asks Why Season 3

23 min1 d ago
Comments
Introducing: Tai Asks Why Season 3

Snake lasso climbing, detecting gravitational waves with pulsars, coping with soil compaction, what land should we protect to reach 30% and electric eels hunt in packs.

54 min6 d ago
Comments
Snake lasso climbing, detecting gravitational waves with pulsars, coping with soil compaction, what land should we protect to reach 30% and electric eels hunt in packs.

COVID-19 and fighting viral evolution, ice-age wolf pup, how jellyfish swim so efficiently and how to do online learning to make education better

54 min1 w ago
Comments
COVID-19 and fighting viral evolution, ice-age wolf pup, how jellyfish swim so efficiently and how to do online learning to make education better

Listener question show — we answer your science questions, like: Where are the missing dinosaurs? Why does cold make you pee? Do insects feel pain? And much more.

54 min2 w ago
Comments
Listener question show — we answer your science questions, like: Where are the missing dinosaurs? Why does cold make you pee? Do insects feel pain? And much more.

Our producers' favourite stories of 2020. Tickling rats, the power of swearing, amazing awakening, squat don't sit, woodpecker wars and more

54 min3 w ago
Comments
Our producers' favourite stories of 2020. Tickling rats, the power of swearing, amazing awakening, squat don't sit, woodpecker wars and more

Quirks & Quarks holiday book show. Chance and human evolution, surviving a black hole, new insights about Neanderthals and more...

54 min2020 DEC 18
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Quirks & Quarks holiday book show. Chance and human evolution, surviving a black hole, new insights about Neanderthals and more...

Spotting STEVE, superbolts and megaflashes, hyperventilating sober, bees use poop as insect repellent and a spider research and racial equity in science.

54 min2020 DEC 11
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Spotting STEVE, superbolts and megaflashes, hyperventilating sober, bees use poop as insect repellent and a spider research and racial equity in science.

A mysterious light from the universe, undoing cellular aging, feather talking, a smartwatch predicts COVID, the path of the polar bear and moon volcanoes

54 min2020 DEC 4
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A mysterious light from the universe, undoing cellular aging, feather talking, a smartwatch predicts COVID, the path of the polar bear and moon volcanoes

Quick tests for COVID, rat hides poison in its fur, neuroscientists see how we see colour, our planet’s climate zones are changing and why the hottest temperatures are in Death Valley

54 min2020 NOV 27
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Quick tests for COVID, rat hides poison in its fur, neuroscientists see how we see colour, our planet’s climate zones are changing and why the hottest temperatures are in Death Valley

Microbial mining in space, baby birds get the boot, palm oil substitutes, deep sea squid says ‘g’day’, Canada’s place in space and how do fans make cool air?

54 min2020 NOV 20
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Microbial mining in space, baby birds get the boot, palm oil substitutes, deep sea squid says ‘g’day’, Canada’s place in space and how do fans make cool air?
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