TRC #528: The Science Of Reindeer

Happy holidays, Checkers.  The RC crew is off but Adam couldn’t stay away from the mic.  He belongs in the air! We bring you a holiday segment all about reindeer.  Is the Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer TV special problematic? Just how shiny would that nose have to be to guide a sleigh?  Are Santa’s reindeer female?

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The holiday TV classic “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” is seriously problematic. 😳 – @huffpost –

Why Is Santa Such A Total Jerk In ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’? – HuffPost Canada

The Blind Watchmaker – Goodreads

FACT CHECK: Are Santa’s Reindeer All Female? – Snopes

The Science of Santa’s Reindeer – The Franklin Institute

Bioluminescence – Wikipedia

Inverse-square law – Wikipedia

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