Senator Ian Campbell

Dec. 24, 2010

Y2K Revisited

We dip into the Science Friday archives for a trip back to December 31, 1999, and a look at 'The Y2K Problem.'We dip into the Science Friday archives for a trip back to December 31, 1999, and a look at 'The Y2K Problem.'

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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