Happy Birthday MonsterTalk!
Music – George Hrab, Happy Birthday Baby from the album Trebuchet
The hosts of MonsterTalk includes Blake Smith, Dr. Karen Stollznow
and Benjamin Radford.
Ben will be giving a three-hour workshop on Paranormal Investigation in Atlanta on
November 13, 2010.
This will be the first Alanta-IIG event!
On November 6th 2010 you can attend the First Annual Catholic
Conference on Geocentrisim.
Our last show was about Galileo.
Declare your love of Copernican Heliocentrism!
Today's guest is Professor James Kakalios.
Professor Kakalios was one of the Nifty Fifty at the First Annual
USA Science and Engineering Festival.
His latest book is The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics
Skeptic History Notes–
Orson Welles’ radio version of The War of the Worlds was broadcast October 30, 1938.
A similar broadcast was done in Santiago, Chile on November 12, 1944.
One in Quito, Ecuador in February of 1949 actually resulted in 6 deaths
and much property damage.
WKBW in Buffalo, NY did it again on Halloween 1968 and for a few
In a similar vein, BBC’s Ghostwatch aired October 31, 1992.
The first John Titor post was November 2, 2000.
Jonas Salk invented one of the polio vaccines, he was born October 28, 1914.
Vaccine denialist Jenny McCarthy was born November 1, 1972.
Ali Maow Maalin was the last person ever to be diagnosed with smallpox on October 26, 1977.
You can read daily Skeptic History facts on Twitter, Facebook or FriendFeed.
The first Science Fiction magazine was Amazing Stories created by Hugo Gernsback.
The Big Bang Theory is the most popular show on television right now.
The Schrödinger Equation is central to the laws of Quantum Mechanics.
Professor Kakalios has presented The Physics of Superheroes at Comic-Con
Professor Kakalios was the science advisor for the film verson of Watchmen.
His video about The Science of Watchmen won an Emmy Award and is nominated for a Webby.
Watchman author Alan Moore was a recent Guest at The Amazing Meeting London.
There is some great bonus content for The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics
The Physics of Superheroes and The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics are available everywhere.