Curiosity Daily Podcast: Dirty Disinfectant, Hot Iron Blobs, Infinite Versions of You
Today, you’ll learn about how some cleaning products in your kitchen may be terrible for the environment even though they’re labeled “green,” hot blobs of iron playing games with Earth’s magnetic field, and how some far-out theories in physics predict there are infinite versions of you.
Episode show notes:
“Green” cleaning products may not be as clean as you think!
How do household cleaning products affect the environment? by Alexandra Franklin-Cheung
Household Cleaning Products Market by Precedence Research
Are your cleaning products really green? Here’s how to tell. by Shaena Montanari
- Identifying Greener Cleaning Products
- EPA Safer Choice-Certified Product Search
- EPA DfE-Certified Product Search
- The Effects: Dead Zones and Harmful Algal Blooms
How to find ‘green’ cleaning products that get the job done by Laura Daily
Microplastics are everywhere — but are they harmful? By XiaoZhi Lim
Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2021 by Breast Cancer Prevention Partners
Earth’s magnetic north is under the influence… of some hot iron blobs.
The Magnetic North Pole Is Rapidly Moving Because of Some Blobs by Jennifer Leman
The north magnetic pole is leaving Canada for Siberia. These 'blobs' may be the reason why. by Laura Geggel
Fact check: A compass is oriented to the Earth's magnetic field lines, doesn't prove flat earth by Kate S. Petersen
Strong planetary magnetic fields like Earth's may protect oceans from stellar storms by Royal Astronomical Society
Origins of Earth’s magnetic field remain a mystery by Jennifer Chu
When north goes south: Is Earth's magnetic field flipping? by Chris Holt
Flip Flop: Why Variations in Earth's Magnetic Field Aren't Causing Today's Climate Change By Alan Buis, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
The multiverse isn’t just in the Marvel movies. Physicists think it may be real.
Parallel Worlds Exist and Interact With Our World, Say Physicists by Bryan Nelson
Do parallel universes exist? We might live in a multiverse. by Vicky Stein and Daisy Dobrijevic
The Real Science of the Multiverse by Jess Romeo
What is multiverse theory by Paul Sutter
Are Many Worlds and the Multiverse the Same Idea? by Sean Carroll
The weirdest idea in quantum physics is catching on: There may be endless worlds with countless versions of you. By Corey S. Powell
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