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107: The Science of Discworld Pt. 2 (Pettier, and Full of Academics)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 2 of our recap of “The Science of Discworld”. 

Rocks! Bones! The End of Life as We Know It!

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Things we blathered on about:

Alex from Mars' comment – /r/TTSMYF 

Wild yams & elephants tweet (@MythicAfricans) – Twitter 

Fire and Ice by Robert Frost – Poetry Foundation 

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs, by Stephen Brusatte – Goodreads 

TEN NEGLECTED EXAMPLES OF “ANCIENT” SCIENCE FICTION – Balladeer's Blog 

The fiction that predicted space travel – BBC Culture 

The Bone Wars: how a bitter rivalry drove progress in palaeontology – BBC Science Focus Magazine 

Brontosaurus Stomps Back to Claim Its Status as Real Dinosaur – National Geographic

Figments of Reality: The Evolution of the Curious Mind by Ian Stewart – Goodreads 

Alan MacMasters: How the great online toaster hoax was exposed – BBC News 

Why People Once Thought Mice Grew Out of Wheat and Sweaty Shirts – WIRED 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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106: The Science of Discworld Pt. 1 (Dynamically Dominant)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 1 of our recap of “The Science of Discworld”. 

Moons! Stars! Galaxies! BURSARR!

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Things we blathered on about:

Lie-to-children – Wikipedia 

Terry Pratchett and the real science of Discworld– [Jack Cohen interview] Guardian

The magic numbers – [Ian Stewart interview] The Guardian  

Jack Cohen obituary – The Guardian 

An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump – Wikipedia 

THE SCIENCE OF DISCWORLD with Terry Pratchett at Science Gallery Dublin – YouTube   

The Simple Secret of Runway Digits – CGP Grey, YouTube 

www.langtonant.com

Langton’s Ant – Wiki

Anty Particles by Ian Stewart – Wayback Machine

50ft tides in Burntcoat Head Park, Nova Scotia – YouTube 

Omnibus Episode 182: Biosphere 2 (Entry 124.IS6517) 

Science Fiction Sent Man to the Moon – The New York Times 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

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Bonus: An Interview with C.K. McDonnell

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, usually read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, a marvelous bonus episode! We sat down with the wonderful writer C.K. McDonnell to talk about The Stranger Times series and, of course, all things Pratchett!

Find C.K. McDonnell on the internet:
https://whitehairedirishman.com/

https://thestrangertimes.co.uk/

Love Will Tear Us Apart – the latest book in the Stranger Times series, is available in hardback on the 9th of February from all good bookshops! Pre-order here.

See C.K. live in conversation here.

Want more? Listen to The Bunny Cast and The Stranger Times Podcast here:
 
The Bunny Cast – Apple Podcasts

The Bunny Cast – Spotify

The Stranger Times – Apple Podcasts

The Stranger Times – Spotify

Follow C.K. on Twitter: @Caimh

Find us on the internet:

Twitter: @MakeYeFretPod

Instagram: @TheTruthShallMakeYeFret

Facebook: @TheTruthShallMakeYeFret

Email: thetruthshallmakeyefretpod@gmail.com

Patreon: www.patreon.com/thetruthshallmakeyefret

Want to follow your hosts and their internet doings? Follow Joanna on twitter @joannahagan and follow Francine @francibambi 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com 

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