TRC #342: Talking Pluto with Dr. Stuart Robbins + Name That: Grade 9 Edition + Arsenic Levels in California Wines

pluto-lolcatGuest panelist Dr. Stuart Robbins from “Exposing PseudoAstronomy” launches this week’s show by tackling a listener’s email regarding Pluto and the IAU’s definition of a planet. Pat grades our knowledge of high school Science with a game of Name That: Grade 9 Edition. Finally, Darren dips into a recent news story claiming dangerously high levels of arsenic in California wine.

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SHOW NOTES

Talking Pluto with Dr. Stuart Robbins

Universe Today: A Recipe for Returning Pluto To Full Planethood

Space.com: Its Time to Restore Pluto’s Good Name

Space.com: Pluto and Ceres Deserve ‘Real Planet’ Status

Exposing PseudoAstronomy Podcast: The True Story of Planet X

Astronomycast: Pluto’s Planetary Identity Crisis


Name That: Grade Nine Science

Grade 9 Science Quiz

Wikipedia: Noble Gas

Wikipedia: Euclidean Vector

Wikipedia: Mass vs Weight

Malleable Elements

Wikipedia: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Britannica: Acid Base Reaction


Arsenic Levels in California Wines

Snopes

Forbes

 

 

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