Quirks and Quarks Segmented Show from CBC RadioAuthor: CBC Radio
22 Sep 2018

Quirks and Quarks Segmented Show from CBC Radio

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CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.

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    We can forecast the hurricanes. Can we figure out how to forecast their floods?

    Thanks to GPS, scientists can predict where floodwaters will hit

  • Posted on 21 Sep 2018

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    Octopuses on ecstasy: The party drug leads to eight-armed hugs

    Just like humans, octopuses get all touchy-feely when they take ecstasy.

  • Posted on 21 Sep 2018

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    The Sahara's wind and sun could power the world, and turn the desert green

    The Sahara could produce four times as much energy as earth needs

  • Posted on 21 Sep 2018

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    The Gulf of St. Lawrence is running out of oxygen thanks to climate change

    A warming planet means less oxygen in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

  • Posted on 21 Sep 2018

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    Elephant families are very like ours, according to the filmmakers of 'The Elephant Queen'

    A new film looks at the challenges facing an elephant herd, and its matriarch, in Kenya

  • Posted on 21 Sep 2018

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