Podcast: Why Do Frozen Lakes and Rivers Howl in the Night?
Listen to the first episode from the Completely Optional Knowledge podcast
by Ryan Schleeter
September 15, 2015
Introducing Completely Optional Knowledge, the podcast that answers questions you never knew you had. Some things in life are #CompletelyOptinonal — satisfying your curiosity doesn’t have to be one of them.
Brigitta Green from the winter wonderland of Minnesota has a fitting question for us about ice. After a mysterious, late-night howling sound aroused curiosity on the streets of St. Paul last winter, she wants to know how it is that frozen bodies of water produce such eerie noises. Chris Polashenski, Arctic researcher and expert on all things cold, has our answer.
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