Tangent 12: Recapping 2017

Pop quiz, hot shot.

 

LISTEN EPISODE 1: Space Junk

LaGrange Points [Space.com]

Chinese Space Station Crash? [Channel News Asia]

James Webb Telescope Completed [Engadget] [NASA]

EM Drive A Real Thing [Science Alert] [AIAA.org]

 

LISTEN EPISODE 3: Radiation

Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Problem [ABC] [Japan Times] [Popular Mechanics]

 

LISTEN EPISODE 4: Cars

Tesla’s Semi Truck [NPR]

Hammond and May Build a Lego Racer [Drive Tribe]

F-1 Team Hires “World’s Fastest Gamer” [Ars Technica]

 

LISTEN EPISODE 5: Kaiju & Dinosaurs

Top Speed of a T-Rex [National Geographic]

Have we been gendering dinosaurs wrong? [Science Alert]

The Dino Family Tree Debate [Science Alert] [Nature.com]

Taping a Plunger to a Chicken’s Butt [PLOS.org]

 

LISTEN EPISODE 6: Mummies

North Russian Copper Mummies [RT]

Mummification Equipment Discovered in Vizier’s Tomb [Ahram.org]

10 New Late Period Egyptian Tombs [Ahram.org]

First Genome Data from Egyptian Mummies [Phys.org]

 

LISTEN EPISODE 8: The Ocean Is Really Big

Octopus & Squid: Weirder Than We Thought [Science Alert]

Octopus in New Zealand Using a Camera to Photograph Visitors [Science Alert]

Cephalopod-Inspired Technology [Science Friday]

Great Barrier Reef: Not Dead Yet [CNN]

 

LISTEN EPISODE 10: Infectious Diseases

Ant-Controlling Fungus Way Worse Than Anyone Thought [Gizmodo]

 

Happy 2018!

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