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Science Fantastic Podcast796 episodes, 1 ratings & reviews. Dr. Michio Kaku is the host of Science Fantastic. He also is one of the world's leading experts in theoretical physics, and according to New York Magazine, one of the "100 Smartest People in New York." Listeners from all walks of life tune in to hear Dr. Kaku discuss today's hottest and most relevant scientific/cultural topics covering everything from black holes and parallel universes to hip, provocative discussions on philosophy and the latest technology.
Smithsonian Books Releases When Humans Nearly Vanished | Smithsonian InstitutionSmithsonian Books is releasing When Humans Nearly Vanished: The Catastrophic Explosion of the Toba Volcano, by Donald R. Prothero Oct. 16. Around 74,000 years ago, the dome of Mount Toba, in today’s Sumatra, Indonesia, began to rumble. A deep vibration shook the entire island. Jets of steam and ash emanated, followed by an explosion louder than any sound heard by Homo sapiens since the species evolved on Earth.