27 05, 2020

Bees Doing It For Themselves (Cool Weird Awesome 307)

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There are lots of human efforts to help bees out, but there’s also some new research out that says bees help themselves by taking steps to get plants to flower earlier than usual. Plus: a man in Canada ordered hair cream in 2012, and it just arrived this month. Patience is a virtue!

20 05, 2020

The Hubble Telescope’s First Space Photo Was Kind Of Blurry (Cool Weird Awesome 302)

By |2020-05-20T08:05:38-04:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

It was on this day in 1990 that the Hubble Space Telescope took its first photo from space. Unfortunately the telescope had a problem with one of its mirrors that required astronauts to go up and fix. Plus: for World Bee Day, the story of an Irish bee enthusiast who built a hive out of LEGO.