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SFP: Episode 218: The Science Half

This episode contains: We start off discussing prime numbers. Devon then laments his mother’s jokes.

Ice To See You: A very well preserved ice age wolf pup and caribou calf were unearthed in Canada. This is the oldest and most well preserved mammal.

https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/spectacularlypreserved-ice-age-wolf-pup-and-caribou-calf-unearthed-in-canada/

Fact or Fiction: Scientists determine four personality types based on new data. These are based on the five widely accepted personality traits: neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness and conscientiousness. These are grouped into average, reserved, role model, and self-centered. We discuss the differences between the groups, the validity of the groupings and where we might fit in.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180917111612.htm

Thoughts and Prayers (I guess): New technology could make deep fakes even better. New software can transfer the style of one video to another.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180911083145.htm

Join us next week for the sci-fi portion of this ep…

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