We Have Concerns

How the Dinosaurs Went Extinct and Ambivalence

Episode Summary

In a paper published in Scientific Reports, Harvard astronomers offer a new view on what may have caused dinosaurs to go extinct 66 million years ago. Jeff and Anthony look at the evidence. Then, what if the key to having an open mind is not caring? Anthony and Jeff examine a study about ambivalence and the power of "meh".

Episode Notes

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This one, submitted by AnotherJ "LaVidaLoca" Martin  https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/02/astronomers-a-comet-fragment-not-an-asteroid-killed-off-the-dinosaurs/

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