Well There’s Your Problem
Episode 28: Goiânia incident

Episode 28: Goiânia incident

June 3, 2020

In this episode we talk about pretty blue lights.

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primary source was the international atomic agency report, and most images came from there:
https://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub815_web.pdf

cherenkov radiation image:
By Argonne National Laboratory - originally posted to Flickr as Advanced Test Reactor core, Idaho National LaboratoryUploaded using F2ComButton, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=27024528

teletherapy machine image:
By Unknown photographer/artist, from G. Terry Sharrer, Ph.d. National Museum Of American History. - This image was released by the National Cancer Institute, an agency part of the National Institutes of Health, with the ID 1819 (image) (next)., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10011965

Episode 27: Bhopal Disaster (Part 2)

Episode 27: Bhopal Disaster (Part 2)

May 20, 2020

In this episode we talk about man-made mass death and destruction on a scale completely unprecedented in history. fun!

The Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

image credits:

slide 1 chemical plant
By Julian Nyča - Self-photographed, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17238674

king bhoja
By Bernard Gagnon - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33358272

taj ul masjid
By This file is not in the public domain. Therefore you are requested to use the following next to the image if you reuse this file: © Yann Forget / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9646626

bhopal city of lakes
By Deepak sankat - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38548396

train station
By Suyash Dwivedi - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=82889986

insecticide pump
By Photographed by User:Bullenwächter - Hamburg Museum, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=28973407

union carbide gas
By Union Carbide; scan and commentary by Don O'Brien - Country Gentleman magazine, 1922-10-07, via Flickr: Gas Lighting, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15488089

MIC tank
By Julian Nyča - Self-photographed, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17238598

tea time
By joyosity - Tea at the Rittenhouse Hotel, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2217142

bhopal sunset
By Sankalpbhatt - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60345777

give us anderson
By Obi from ROMA ,LONDON - BHOPAL, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3165085

Episode 26: Transit in the Age of Coronavirus

Episode 26: Transit in the Age of Coronavirus

May 13, 2020

This is an emergency podcast where we talk about actual organizing stuff, which it turns out you can do successfully even in a pandemic!

Here are the slides: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEKzJ7h54Uc

even though as mentioned we've won our main demand, there's still work to be done. here are the links:
Sign the TRU petition, first to support the radically good ideas of the TRU, but most importantly for action – we'll be contacting everyone on that list to prep them to participate in the fare hearings live. https://actionnetwork.org/forms/tell-septa-no-fare-hike-during-a-pandemic/

The hearings will be May 26, 2020 - 11:00 am & 6:00 pm and May 27, 2020 - 10:00 am & 4:00 pm. Philly TRU will livestream the hearings - check phillytru.org or @phillyTRU on twitter for details

Well There’s Your Problem| Episode 25: Bhopal Disaster (Part 1)

Well There’s Your Problem| Episode 25: Bhopal Disaster (Part 1)

May 9, 2020

In this half of an episode we talk about the worst industrial accident in modern history, the 1984 Bhopal Disaster. Also we learn some organic chemistry.
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ink to the Slides: https://youtu.be/vCKVreNqMjI

image credits:

slide 1 chemical plant
By Julian Nyča - Self-photographed, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17238674

king bhoja
By Bernard Gagnon - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33358272

taj ul masjid
By This file is not in the public domain. Therefore you are requested to use the following next to the image if you reuse this file: © Yann Forget / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9646626

bhopal city of lakes
By Deepak sankat - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38548396

train station
By Suyash Dwivedi - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=82889986

insecticide pump
By Photographed by User:Bullenwächter - Hamburg Museum, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=28973407

union carbide gas
By Union Carbide; scan and commentary by Don O'Brien - Country Gentleman magazine, 1922-10-07, via Flickr: Gas Lighting, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15488089

MIC tank
By Julian Nyča - Self-photographed, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17238598

tea time
By joyosity - Tea at the Rittenhouse Hotel, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2217142

bhopal sunset
By Sankalpbhatt - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60345777

give us anderson
By Obi from ROMA ,LONDON - BHOPAL, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3165085

Bonus Episode 5 PREVIEW: College

Bonus Episode 5 PREVIEW: College

May 1, 2020

in this episode liam's chair squeaks a lot

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Episode 24: Kings Cross Fire

Episode 24: Kings Cross Fire

April 22, 2020

Today we talk about escalators.

The Slides: 

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image credits:

met steam loco
By Hammersfan - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=79896458

tube train
By SPSmiler - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=400148

reno-type escalator
stolen from https://www.flickr.com/photos/63151554@N00/8772641035

macys wooden escalator
By Xiaphias, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16078738

greenford escalator
By Billy Hicks - Taken by myself using digital camera., CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1128884

Episode 23: Vajont Dam

Episode 23: Vajont Dam

April 15, 2020

Today we talk about a mysterious act of God's love.

The slides: https://youtu.be/QueMqRjW5Eo

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Some references:
fairmount dam image
By Yasmeen Elmelige - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=51527273

grand coulee dam image
By U.S. Bureau of Reclamation - http://users.owt.com/chubbard/gcdam/html/photos/exteriors.html, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19544

hoover dam image
By Mariordo (Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz) - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63356878

mica dam image
By DAR56 at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by Jonesy22., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11531284

sources:
https://web.archive.org/web/20160114061049/http://www.landslideblog.org/2008/12/vaiont-vajont-landslide-of-1963.html
http://www.sopravvissutivajont.org/images2/Secondovajont.htm
ftp://ftp.consrv.ca.gov/pub/dmg/pubs/cg/1965/18_07.pdf

Episode 22: Tenerife Airport Disaster

Episode 22: Tenerife Airport Disaster

April 8, 2020

"Why build an airport in the clouds?" "BECAUSE THAT'S WHERE THE PLANES LIVE ALICE"

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the slides (up soon after this is published): https://youtu.be/vxv04lgJYVs

Episode 21: 1953 Federal Express Wreck

Episode 21: 1953 Federal Express Wreck

March 31, 2020

In this episode we talk about the northernmost Bojangles franchise

with Gareth Dennis (@GarethDennis)

whose youtube project can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/garethdennistv

slides are here when they finish uploading: https://youtu.be/38-MKEap0AQ

Bonus Episode 4 PREVIEW: Protestantism

Bonus Episode 4 PREVIEW: Protestantism

March 30, 2020

A Catholic, a Muslim, and a Jew walk into a podcast to rag on Protestantism.

 

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