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Bob McDonald

October 16, 2015 by Speakers' Spotlight

Quirks & Quarks at 40: Celebrating Science, the Discoveries to Come

Loved by audiences across Canada for making complex scientific issues understandable, meaningful, and fun, Bob McDonald is in high demand. A fixture in broadcasting for more than 30 years, he is currently the host of CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks–the award-winning science program that is heard by 500,000 people each week–and is the author of numerous bestselling books. Here, Bob writes about how the show has evolved, along with the technology and science it focuses on, over the last 40 years.