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Birds Are Quantum Physicists

On today’s episode: Scientists tracked the 20 year journey of a mammoth that lived 14,000 years ago! How do migrating birds know where they’re going? Quantum mechanics! All that and more today on All Around Science… RESOURCES New study tracks a mammoth’s travels...

Dark Matter Stars

On today’s episode: The cutest version of humans and animals working together! We know dark matter exists; can it create dark stars? All that and more today on All Around Science… RESOURCES Honeyguide Birds Learn Culturally Distinct Calls Made by Honey Hunters...

Quantum Computers Will Ruin Everything

On today’s episode: A new method that can make AI systems more like brains. Quantum computers are not going to be on your desktop, but they ARE going to threaten life as we know it. All that and more today on All Around Science… RESOURCES AI system...

The Fundamentals: Gravity

On today’s episode: Do we hear silence? Simon and Garfunkel may have been on to something. And we finally close the book on the four fundamental forces by talking about gravity. All that and more today on All Around Science… LINKS: SOURCES The perception of...

The Fundamentals: Weak Force

On today’s episode: Despite what you might be reading in the news… aspartame is safe! And it’s part three in our series on the four fundamental forces; let’s talk about the weak force! All that and more today on All Around Science… LINKS: SOURCES Aspartame and...