Big Data, Mammoths Under Melting Ice Caps, And A Nick Drake Tribute

After being frozen for thousands of years in a Siberian riverbed, this pristine mammoth tusk is a financial boon to the hunter who found it. i i

After being frozen for thousands of years in a Siberian riverbed, this pristine mammoth tusk is a financial boon to the hunter who found it. Evgenia Arbugaeva/National Geographic Magazine hide caption

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After being frozen for thousands of years in a Siberian riverbed, this pristine mammoth tusk is a financial boon to the hunter who found it.

After being frozen for thousands of years in a Siberian riverbed, this pristine mammoth tusk is a financial boon to the hunter who found it.

Evgenia Arbugaeva/National Geographic Magazine

In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: Big Data, then, oil, gas, and woolly mammoth tusks discovered under melting Arctic ice, and a Nick Drake tribute almost twenty years after his death.