Earth Might Have Been Purple Back In The Day (Cool Weird Awesome 318)

Our planet is sometimes called the big blue marble, but Professor Shiladitya DasSarma of the University of Maryland-Baltimore has a hypothesis that suggests if you look way back in time, Earth may have once been bright purple. Plus: meet a guitar with LEDs built into its body that can flash in time with the music.

By |2020-06-11T08:21:02-04:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

The Earth’s Rotation Is Slowing, Thanks To The Moon (Cool Weird Awesome 257)

We’re hearing a lot about how a research project has shown that Earth days used to be about a half-hour shorter than they are now. Why is our planet rotating more slowly now? It's mostly because of the moon. Plus: in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the National Shag Dance Championships are getting underway.

By |2020-06-11T08:37:08-04:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |