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Probably Science
Jan 7, 2021
Episode 410 - Ed Byrne
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Comedian Ed Byrne (@MrEdByrne) joins Matt and Andy to discuss spiteful octopuses punching fish, using AI to solve protein structures, why recycling doesn't happen as much anymore (and Taiwan's amazing waste turnaround), and Europe's plan for a space claw to capture orbiting junk.

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SciShow Tangents
SciShow Tangents
Complexly
Ears
In the world of podcasting, one organ reigns supreme: the ear. This week, we give thanks to the orifice that allows us to enjoy SciShow Tangents and that also helps us balance for some reason! Also this week, the world premier of Sam's new game! It's a real corker! Also you will be required to visualize an entire cob of corn, so you better start practicing now. Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen If you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links: [Hear Ye Hear Ye] Toadfish Calls courtesy of the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: https://www.birds.cornell.edu/home https://www.chesapeakebay.net/S=0/fieldguide/critter/oyster_toadfish Sun Sonification https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/sounds-of-the-sun Whistler-waves https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-listens-in-as-electrons-whistle-while-they-work Jupiter Bowshock https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasas-juno-spacecraft-enters-jupiters-magnetic-field [Fact Off] 19th Century hearing devices Pictures here: http://beckerexhibits.wustl.edu/did/19thcent/index.htm https://www.nytimes.com/1998/11/26/technology/hearing-aids-smaller-and-smarter.html https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/773357/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2582694/ Cheetah ears & vestibular organ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2018/02/cheetah-inner-ear-speed-hunting-spd/ https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-20198-3 [Ask the Science Couch] Hearing loss https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/hearing_loss/how_does_loud_noise_cause_hearing_loss.html https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK11122/ https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hearing-loss/symptoms-causes/syc-20373072 https://stanmed.stanford.edu/listening/scientists-hope-cure-hearing-loss-studying-birds.html https://psych.athabascau.ca/html/Psych289/Biotutorials/17/cochlea.shtml https://www.nidcd.nih.gov/sites/default/files/Content%20Images/presbycusis.pdf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQEaiZ2j9oc
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Do Go On
Do Go On
Planet Broadcasting
274 - The Surprisingly Weird History Of The Saxophone
The Saxophone is one of few widely used instruments invented by a single person (Adolphe Sax). And he lead a wild life! Multiple near death incidents, duels, death threats and an instrument that would change the world of music forever. Not to mention being banned by The Vatican, The Nazis and Stalin. This is the surprisingly weird history of the saxophone. Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPod Buy tickets to our streamed shows (there are 12 available to watch now! All with exclusive extra sections): https://sospresents.com/authors/dogoon Check out our AACTA nominated web series: https://www.youtube.com/user/stupidoldchannel   Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/Submit-a-Topic Twitter: @DoGoOnPod Instagram: @DoGoOnPod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/ Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com Check out our other podcasts: Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheat Prime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/ Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas Michael Segell “The Devil's Horn, The Story of the Saxophone from Noisy Novelty to King of Cool”, Picador, 2006 http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2019/07/the-surprisingly-badass-life-of-the-inventor-of-the-saxophone-adolphe-sax/ https://allthatsinteresting.com/adolphe-sax https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/joy-adolphe-sax-major-exhibition-brings-together-rare-saxophones-first-time-1877-9660320.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saxophone#History https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-25/saxophone-history-of-musical-instrument-brutal-and-beautiful/11960922 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolphe_Sax https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-25/saxophone-history-of-musical-instrument-brutal-and-beautiful/11960922 https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-54446564https://olimpusmusic.com/saxophones-history-evolution/  https://www.nytimes.com/1996/01/14/weekinreview/january-7-13-a-sax-craze-inspired-by-the-simpsons.html  https://www.ludwig-van.com/toronto/2019/08/07/classical-101-why-is-there-no-saxophone-in-the-orchestra/    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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