Quirks and Quarks Segmented Show from CBC Radio

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CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.

Our weekly listener question asks how much oil have we extracted and what happens when it's taken out of the ground

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