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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 


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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