Rubenerd Show 119: The fascinating number episode

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10:00 – 119 is a fascinating number (the sum of primes, symmetry, important dates) Ruben Dons his Dad's Lab Coat (sound distance of a human scream, Mars has lousy acoustics, the Moon has none, Helium and Carbon Dioxide changing voices) and why do Americans write their dates Month/Day/Year when the rest of the world puts it Day/Month/Year?

Recorded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5. Attribution: Ruben Schade.


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