October 17, 2021

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From Wombat Butts to Quantum Mechanics | SciShow Quiz Show

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From Wombat Butts to Quantum Mechanics | SciShow Quiz Show

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SciShow script writer and D&D enthusiast Alexa Billow goes head to head against Hank in his 50th Quiz Show appearance! Who will win in the battle of Wombat Butts and Quantum Mechanics?

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Sources:
Wombats:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/10/06/wombats-have-buns-of-steel-and-they-might-literally-be-deadly/?utm_term=.f06e0b12afb3

Animal noises:


https://www.audubon.org/news/why-koalas-have-bizarrely-low-pitched-calls
https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(13)01344-4

Convergent evolution:
https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/10.1146/annurev.ne.15.030192.000245
https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/selection/eye/
http://changelog.ca/quote/2011/10/30/eyes_evolved_multiple_times_but_have_common_origin

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2013/02/appendix-evolved-more-30-times
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1631068312001960

https://ucmp.berkeley.edu/vertebrates/flight/flightintro.html
https://ucmp.berkeley.edu/vertebrates/flight/evolve.html

Supercooled water:
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1807.09253.pdf
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/aps-ch041119.php

Quantum mechanics:
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1712.10057.pdf
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/are-virtual-particles-rea/
https://www.fnal.gov/pub/today/archive/archive_2013/today13-02-01_NutshellReadmore.html

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vale_of_Belvoir_conservation_area._Wombat_burrow.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File%3APerception-of-Male-Caller-Identity-in-Koalas-(Phascolarctos-cinereus)-Acoustic-Analysis-and-pone.0020329.s001.ogvhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:D%C3%A9tail_bras_d%27%C3%A9toile_de_mer.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fromia_monilis_(Seastar).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Reef1072_-_Flickr_-_NOAA_Photo_Library.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anthophora_plumipes,_M,_Head,_N.A_2013-04-19-14.28.22_ZS_PMax_(8667378432).jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stomach_colon_rectum_diagram-en.svg


https://spacetelescope.org/images/heic0701b/