1.5: It Came from Outer Space…? (Spooky Scary Science Club)
Halloween is almost upon us – and so, for the next four weeks, we’re turning the podcast into Spooky Scary Science Club! We’ll bring you a month of special episodes filled with monsters, aliens, witches, ghosts, and more from the strangest and most spine-chilling corners of science.In this week’s episode, we investigate earthquake lights, what might cause them, and the weird theories they’ve inspired. We ask, are we truly alone in the universe? And what’s scarier – the thought that we might be… or the thought that we might not?We also explore the mystery of the Loch Ness Monster. Does Nessie really reside in the dark, peaty waters of the loch? Many have tried to prove her existence using scientific methods, but what did they actually find?Show NotesFracto-mechanoluminescence – what is it?The Fermi ParadoxThe Great Filter hypothesisThe Surgeon’s Photo scandalIs Nessie just a giant eel? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.