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Episode 161 - Water on Earth— Coriolis and Tides

1 Apr 2017, 12:00 UTC
Episode 161 - Water on Earth— Coriolis and Tides
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Inspired by one of the longest-running primetime television shows in history, and frustration with late-night radio hosts pretending they can Science, this episode addresses two common misconceptions about the forces from and on water on our planet and their effects on human scales. I first discuss whether Coriols makes toilet bowls swirl in opposite directions in opposite hemispheres, and then whether the moon's tides are strong enough to affect the water in your body.

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