Curiosity Daily Podcast: Cutting Back on Plastic in Your Home (w/ Will McCallum) and How Shapes Can Be Angry

Learn tips for using less plastic to help keep our planet clean, from Greenpeace UK’s Head of Oceans, Will McCallum. Then, you’ll learn about whether shapes can be angry, with some help from the spectral centroid.

September 26, 2019

Episode Show Notes:

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about whether shapes can be angry: https://curiosity.im/32Yz0Gd

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