Drummer cockatoos and proving Flat-Earthers wrong

Thursday, 20 July 2017 - 8:30am to 9:00am

This week on the show Claire talks about the best drummers in the animal kingdom, Palm Cockatoos! New research published recently in Science Advances shos Palm Cockatoos to be the only animal to make a rhythmic beat using sticks as drumsticks and tree hollows for a drum. 

Also on the show Stu takes on the Flat-Earthers and shares experiments of the past, and ones you can do at home to prove the curvature of the Earth's surface.

Lost in Science team
Thursday 8:30am to 9:00am
Entertaining news and discussion about research that has impact on society and providing a wide range of science and technology news. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

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Chris Lassig, Stuart Burns and Claire Farrugia.

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