Hosts: Ed Brown, Penny Dumsday, Lucas Randall
[00:17:53] The “Cat’s Brain” long barrow in Wiltshire, near Stonehenge dates back to around 3,800BC. It’s recent excavation offers new insights into Britain’s neolithic civilisation. We were reminded of our fascinating discussion earlier this year with Dr. Lynne Kelly.
[00:22:32] When a star goes supernova it usually appears to us as a very bright star that hangs around for maybe 3 or 4 months. But a newly analysed supernova stuck around for more than 2 years, getting brighter and dimmer throughout that period.
[00:32:34] Researchers in West Australia have discovered and identified eight new species of spinifex grass, and one of them tastes like salt and vinegar chips!
This episode contains traces of “Come to Australia” by the Scared Weird Little Guys.