Hosts: Ed Brown, Penny Dumsday, Lucas Randall.
[00:11:35] An amazingly well preserved dinosaur fossil found by Canadian miners is already giving lots of information about skin pigmentation, camouflage and even its last meal. Also it looks like a wingless dragon.
[00:17:16] We’re all made of star stuff, but not necessarily local star stuff. A new study based on supercomputer simulations shows that up to half of the atoms in our bodies came from galaxies outside our own.
[00:23:49] How bees fly has long been considered a mystery to science. But now a mathematical analysis suggests their wings can maintain a higher angle of attack without stalling, thanks to leading edge vortices generated in front of the wings.
This episode contains traces of the Today Show hosts discussing a 9-year old boy’s letter to NASA.