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Podcast Profile: Science Rules! with Bill Nye

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151 episodes
2019 to 2023
Median: 43 minutes
Collection: Science


Description (podcaster-provided):

Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world — one voicemail at a time. Bill and science writer Corey S. Powell take your burning questions and put them to the world's leading experts on just about every topic in the universe. Should you stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? Could alien life be swimming inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? Does your pet parakeet learn to sing the way that you learned to speak? Bill, Corey, and their special guests will answer those questions and convince you that... science rules!


Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ Science experts answer audience questions •Food science and lab-grown meat •Coronavirus insights and updates •Space and NASA missions •Environmental and climate issues •Parasites and pathogens •Sound and sensory phenomena

"Science Rules! with Bill Nye" is a podcast that aims to explore a wide range of scientific topics with a blend of humor, education, and expert interviews. Hosted by Bill Nye, with the assistance of science writer Corey S. Powell, the podcast fields listener questions and delves into diverse subjects by consulting with leading experts across various fields. The mission of the show is to foster curiosity and enlighten listeners about scientific phenomena while addressing practical and often pressing questions affecting our world.

The content spans numerous themes, from contemporary issues like the impact of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic to timeless questions surrounding human behavior, the universe, and technological innovation. For instance, the podcast explores environmental sustainability concerns such as lab-grown meat and plastic pollution, as well as the broader implications of emerging technologies and societal shifts.

Another recurring theme is health and biology, encompassing discussions on unusual diseases, the psychological impact of pandemics, and the science behind vaccines and immunity. The show also frequently features episodes dedicated to popular culture intersections with science, such as the science behind movie plots, superhero physics, and the accuracy of James Bond gadgets.

Listeners can expect to learn about the scientific underpinnings of everyday phenomena, the intricacies of space exploration, and the mysteries of human and animal behavior. Prominent guests, including athletes, actors, and esteemed scientists, contribute to a rich dialogue that is designed to make science approachable. The overall intent is to demonstrate that science is not just a body of knowledge but a dynamic, accessible way to understand the world and influence positive change.


Episodes:
Introducing Sound Detectives from LeVar Burton
2023-Nov-01
7 minutes
Bill Nye, The FOOD Science Guy!
2023-Apr-10
29 minutes
Episode Image An Update From Bill and Corey
2021-Jun-24
5 minutes
Episode Image Planetary Radio: Amateur Astronomers Saving the World
2021-Jun-17
67 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: What Do the CDC and a Garden of Fake Flowers Have in Common?
2021-Jun-15
29 minutes
Episode Image This Podcast Will Kill You: Coccidioidomycosis
2021-Jun-10
81 minutes
Episode Image Flash Forward: What If You Could Be Immune to Everything?
2021-Jun-03
54 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Using Science to Fight Vaccine Hesitancy
2021-Jun-01
30 minutes
Episode Image Hidden Brain: Humor Us
2021-May-27
53 minutes
Episode Image The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe
2021-May-20
100 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: A Vaccine for the Economy?
2021-May-18
21 minutes
Episode Image 99% Invisible: Their Dark Materials
2021-May-13
40 minutes
Episode Image A String Theorist Helps Superheroes Time Travel
2021-May-06
57 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: W.H.O. Can Prevent COVID-21?
2021-May-04
22 minutes
Episode Image The World’s Most Top-to-Bottom Explorer
2021-Apr-29
47 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: An Announcement
2021-Apr-27
1 minute
Episode Image The Blunt Truth About Weed
2021-Apr-20
54 minutes
Episode Image Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Gets Students to Camp Skyhook
2021-Apr-15
35 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Do Cry Over Spillovers
2021-Apr-13
25 minutes
Episode Image “Meat” the Man Who Wants to Destroy the Beef Industry
2021-Apr-08
47 minutes
Episode Image What Do You Need to Hunt for Life on Mars? Perseverance!
2021-Apr-01
43 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Piercing the “Brain Fog” of Long-Haul Covid
2021-Mar-30
27 minutes
Episode Image The Science of Smell: New Cars, Old People, and the Stink of the Moon
2021-Mar-25
47 minutes
Episode Image SOS: Save Our Sperm
2021-Mar-18
51 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Why It Hits High-Income Countries Hardest
2021-Mar-16
24 minutes
Episode Image Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Neanderthal Sex *
2021-Mar-11
58 minutes
Episode Image Meet the Woman Tasked With Keeping Joe Biden's Climate Promises
2021-Mar-04
35 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Panic Over Variants, and Other Media Mistakes
2021-Mar-02
29 minutes
Episode Image Acting Is Like Learning Science Backwards
2021-Feb-25
44 minutes
Episode Image How to Outrun a Horse: Surprising Insights From an Exercise Scientist
2021-Feb-18
59 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: President Biden’s Report Card
2021-Feb-16
24 minutes
Episode Image Cooking with Science: Why Eggs Turn White, Pickles Crunch, and Popcorn Sets Off Your Smoke Detectors
2021-Feb-11
46 minutes
Episode Image NFL Meets MIT: Science Tackles the Super Bowl
2021-Feb-04
49 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Did COVID Escape From a Lab?
2021-Feb-02
26 minutes
Episode Image It's a Parasite's World. We Just Live in It.
2021-Jan-28
57 minutes
Episode Image The Greatest Invention of All Time Is ... TIME!
2021-Jan-21
55 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: 100 Days, 100 Million Shots
2021-Jan-19
28 minutes
Episode Image The True Limit to Space Exploration: Our Sanity
2021-Jan-14
50 minutes
Episode Image Mayim Bialik’s Contract With the Universe
2021-Jan-07
56 minutes
Episode Image How To (Still) Be Happy
2020-Dec-31
48 minutes
Episode Image Save the Oceans: Recycling Is Not Enough
2020-Dec-24
45 minutes
Episode Image Meet the Olympic Swimmer Making Ripples Out of the Pool
2020-Dec-17
44 minutes
Episode Image The Sound of Stonehenge (and Other Aural Mysteries)
2020-Dec-10
57 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: America’s King of Health Is Skipping Christmas … and So Should You
2020-Dec-08
37 minutes
Episode Image What Happens if You Fall Into a Black Hole?
2020-Dec-03
51 minutes
Episode Image Our Fishy Ancestors Grew a Pair (of Legs)
2020-Nov-26
55 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: With 4 Million Currently Infected, How to Give Safe Thanks
2020-Nov-24
32 minutes
Episode Image The Science of Bond — James Bond
2020-Nov-19
54 minutes
Episode Image Werner Herzog and the Vermin of the Sky
2020-Nov-12
42 minutes
Episode Image Yuval Noah Harari Charts the Evolution of Homo Sapiens
2020-Nov-05
55 minutes
Episode Image Science Stands Up to Politics
2020-Oct-29
45 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: A Vaccine Maker Gets Personal
2020-Oct-27
38 minutes
Episode Image Why You're Worrying About the Wrong Technologies
2020-Oct-22
47 minutes
Episode Image The Asteroid Hunter Catches His Prey
2020-Oct-15
52 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Killing Covid-19 at the Speed of (UV) Light
2020-Oct-13
28 minutes
Episode Image Supermodel Karlie Kloss Takes on Silicon Valley
2020-Oct-08
41 minutes
Episode Image Science is Racist. Here's How to Fix It.
2020-Oct-01
53 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Dude, Where’s My Vaccine?
2020-Sep-29
27 minutes
Episode Image The Hidden Inventors Who Changed the World
2020-Sep-24
45 minutes
Episode Image Gene Editing and the Future of Us
2020-Sep-17
50 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: How Social Isolation Hurts Us — and How to Prevent It
2020-Sep-15
26 minutes
Episode Image Jane Fonda Fights Climate Change With Fire... Drills
2020-Sep-10
42 minutes
Episode Image Failed Stars and Other Strange New Worlds
2020-Sep-03
46 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know About Testing
2020-Sep-01
31 minutes
Episode Image Bringing Psychology to Disney, Iraq, and You
2020-Aug-27
49 minutes
Episode Image Conspiracies? Fake News? We Connect the Dots
2020-Aug-20
48 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Long-Term Health Effects
2020-Aug-18
25 minutes
Episode Image The Day the Dinosaurs Died
2020-Aug-13
44 minutes
Episode Image Natalie Portman Is Keeping Science in the Family
2020-Aug-06
46 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Back to School?
2020-Aug-04
34 minutes
Episode Image Architecture vs. Waste
2020-Jul-30
45 minutes
Episode Image Save the Bears, Save the World!
2020-Jul-23
44 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Can a Stranger’s Blood Save Your Life?
2020-Jul-21
27 minutes
Episode Image The OTHER Microsoft Guy Who Wants to Save the World
2020-Jul-16
55 minutes
Episode Image Do You Need More Grit in Your Life?
2020-Jul-09
44 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Got Pandemic Questions? We’ve Got Answers
2020-Jul-07
26 minutes
Episode Image How to Do Anything — With xkcd!
2020-Jul-02
43 minutes
Episode Image How We Humans Found Our Voices
2020-Jun-25
42 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: What Lies Ahead? It Depends
2020-Jun-23
30 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Dr. Fauci’s Plan to Save the World
2020-Jun-11
23 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: To Protest or Not to Protest?
2020-Jun-05
31 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Should We Let People Get Infected?
2020-Jun-02
30 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: A Vaccine Is Coming — But How, Where, and When?
2020-May-29
31 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Contact Tracing 101
2020-May-27
22 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: So, What’s the Plan?
2020-May-22
23 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Why Does This Keep Happening?
2020-May-19
25 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Being Comfortable with Uncertainty
2020-May-15
20 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: The Search for Antiviral Drugs
2020-May-13
23 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Facing Existential Crises
2020-May-08
26 minutes
Episode Image A 21-year-old’s Guide to Alien Worlds
2020-May-07
43 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Who do you Believe?
2020-May-05
20 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Too Soon for Nashville Nightlife?
2020-May-03
23 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Should I Get an Antibody Test?
2020-May-01
21 minutes
Episode Image Breaking Scientific Barriers
2020-Apr-30
55 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Racial Disparities of this Disease
2020-Apr-26
21 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Busting Covid19 Myths
2020-Apr-24
24 minutes
Episode Image 30 Years On, The Hubble Telescope Still Blows Our Minds
2020-Apr-23
53 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: The End of the Beginning Pt. 2
2020-Apr-21
20 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Why Your Anxiety is Normal
2020-Apr-17
26 minutes
Episode Image Whatever The Question, Data Has The Answer
2020-Apr-16
44 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: The End of the Beginning Pt. 1
2020-Apr-14
18 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Is Six Feet Enough?
2020-Apr-10
19 minutes
Episode Image The Wonder of Cephalopods
2020-Apr-09
49 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: A Vaccine, Then What?
2020-Apr-07
21 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Shopping Safely
2020-Apr-04
21 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: The Economics of COVID-19
2020-Apr-03
20 minutes
Episode Image The Medicine of Regeneration
2020-Apr-02
42 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered
2020-Mar-31
21 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: What The Numbers Tell Us
2020-Mar-27
20 minutes
Episode Image Real Fears, Fake Risks
2020-Mar-26
44 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: Where Are The Tests?
2020-Mar-24
23 minutes
Episode Image Fires and Climate Change: A Vicious Cycle
2020-Mar-19
44 minutes
Episode Image Coronavirus: How Afraid Should You Be?
2020-Mar-12
47 minutes
Episode Image Can Carbon Capture Reverse Climate Change?
2020-Mar-05
28 minutes
Episode Image Wrestling with Einstein
2020-Feb-27
41 minutes
Episode Image Are We Still Evolving?
2020-Feb-20
35 minutes
Episode Image Your Relationship (With Your Germs)
2020-Feb-13
42 minutes
Episode Image The Mystery of Memory
2020-Feb-06
49 minutes
Episode Image Flight on an Alien Moon
2020-Jan-30
42 minutes
Episode Image To Have Kids Or Not To
2019-Dec-26
49 minutes
Episode Image Why Space Should Be Explored
2019-Dec-19
46 minutes
Episode Image Do Vitamins Even Do Anything?
2019-Dec-12
45 minutes
Episode Image The Secret To Your Diet
2019-Dec-05
43 minutes
Episode Image Energy & You
2019-Nov-28
47 minutes
Episode Image OMG, GMOs!
2019-Nov-21
47 minutes
Episode Image How To Be Happy
2019-Nov-14
47 minutes
Episode Image Underwater Clues About Aliens
2019-Nov-07
45 minutes
Episode Image The End of the World
2019-Oct-31
38 minutes
Episode Image What’s Clean, Green and Combats Climate Change?
2019-Oct-24
49 minutes
Episode Image Why There's Nothing Odd About Queer
2019-Oct-17
34 minutes
Episode Image Complete World Knowledge
2019-Oct-10
47 minutes
Episode Image The Story of Skin Color
2019-Oct-03
48 minutes
Episode Image Introducing Lost at the Smithsonian with Aasif Mandvi
2019-Sep-27
6 minutes
Episode Image Big Problems, Tiny Solutions
2019-Sep-26
52 minutes
Episode Image What's a Psychopath?
2019-Sep-19
51 minutes
Episode Image How to Survive Another Chernobyl
2019-Aug-22
44 minutes
Episode Image Machine Smarts
2019-Aug-15
45 minutes
Episode Image Are We Living in a Simulation?
2019-Aug-08
46 minutes
Episode Image What Evolution Wants
2019-Aug-01
34 minutes
Episode Image Your Climate Change Reality Check
2019-Jul-25
47 minutes
Episode Image Eating Like a Science Guy
2019-Jul-18
46 minutes
Episode Image Discover Your Reading Superpower with LeVar Burton
2019-Jul-11
39 minutes
Episode Image Are We Alone in the Universe?
2019-Jul-04
42 minutes
Episode Image Language Rules!
2019-Jun-27
45 minutes
Episode Image Loose Nukes? You Betcha
2019-Jun-20
47 minutes
Episode Image What's on Your Mind in That Brain of Yours?
2019-Jun-13
51 minutes
Episode Image Heredity & Me
2019-Jun-06
40 minutes
Episode Image How to Die Young at an Old Age
2019-May-30
46 minutes
Episode Image The Right Drug for the Right Bug
2019-May-23
41 minutes
Episode Image WE'RE ALL SCIENCE PEOPLE
2019-May-16
45 minutes
Episode Image Coming Soon: Science Rules!
2019-Apr-23
1 minute