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