Quirks And Quarks Complete Show From Cbc Radio

Tongan Volcano, why whales don’t choke on their food, darkness doomed the dinosaurs, plastic into marine fuel, electrically stimulating cartilage growth and scientific colonialism.



The Tongan volcano triggered record-breaking lightning and a never-before-seen tsunami; Whale researchers do anatomy with heavy machinery to understand why whales don't choke on their food; Darkness doomed the dinosaurs — the extinction asteroid turned out the lights on Earth; Plastic-collecting ships could use the waste for fuel while cleaning up the ocean; Regrowing knee cartilage with an electric boost; Researchers call for a new awareness of scientific colonialism; Quirks Listener Question: In which direction will the James Webb Space Telescope be looking?