This week we’re discussing the US immigration system, and reacting to the horrors of the current administration’s policies.
Fahrenheit, Celsius, Kelvin – these are of course the names of temperature scales, and also the names of men who made important advancements in the study of temperature.
Evolution of the thermometer 1592-1743
Thermoscopes, thermometers, and the foundations of measurement (pdf)
GradianGradians, Not Degrees: How to Measure Navigational Velocity Using the Metric System (pdf)
This week we break down the differences between civil and criminal law by discussing the trial process.
Civil Law vs. Criminal Law: Breaking Down the Differences
The Discovery Stage
The question of why the FCC has the authority to regulate satellites and their orbits has come up a couple times recently. Alan tries to explain by giving a history lesson of the FCC’s authority.
This week we’re celebrating the life and work of the late, great Douglas Adams. Topics include BBC’s Dirk Gently, the various adaptations of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and more.
BBC America: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
Radio 4: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Hexagonal Phase
Radio 4’s old Hitchhiker’s Guide website
The confusing iTunes UI