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A curated collection of general science podcasts. Also see the Physics, Math, and Astronomy Podcast Collection and the SciPhi-Adjacent Podcast Collection.

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Updated: 2024-Jun-19 15:14 UTC. Podcasts listed: 75. Ordered by date of most recent episode (newest to oldest). AI-generated content is based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions.


Collection summary covering past 30 days of combined episodes (AI-generated):

These podcasts encompass a diverse range of scientific and intellectual content, focusing on topics from the microscopic to the astronomical, and addressing both longstanding questions and the latest technological advancements. Recurring themes include explorations into the mysteries of the universe, such as the discovery of gamma-ray bursts, the search for extraterrestrial life, and discussions surrounding the expansion of the cosmos. The podcasts frequently delve into cutting-edge scientific phenomena, including the role of RNA in life processes, the understanding and treatment of depression, and the fascinating capabilities of AI in both theoretical and practical scenarios.

Several episodes highlight the interaction between science and everyday life, examining how modern technology influences fields like education through innovative teaching methods, or how it improves health through new approaches in medicine and biology. Environmental issues also feature prominently, with discussions on climate change impacts, conservation efforts, and the role of fungi and plants in ecosystems and carbon capture.

Human health threads through many episodes, with a focus on topics such as psychiatric treatments using psychedelics, the impact of climate change on living conditions, and insights into rare diseases and genetic conditions. The podcasts frequently address the societal implications of scientific advancements, including debates around the ethical use of technology, privacy concerns with AI, and the sociopolitical dynamics of global conflicts.

Listeners can expect in-depth interviews with experts from various scientific disciplines and engaging stories that often bring light to lesser-known phenomena, like the intriguing behaviors of animals or the unique traits of certain plants. Collectively, these podcasts serve as a rich resource for those looking to deepen their understanding of contemporary scientific issues and their broader implications for society and the natural world.


Podcasts:
A Moment of Science Image A Moment of Science
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1120 episodes
2013 to 2024
Median: 2 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science behind everyday phenomena • Animal behavior • Evolutionary biology • Paleontology discoveries • Physical sciences • Food science • Environmental science • Human physiology and health • Technological advancements

Description (podcaster-provided): A Moment of Science is a daily audio podcast, public radio program and video series providing the scientific story behind some of life's most perplexing mysteries.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-18 12:30 UTC): A tarantula with the blues

Stuff To Blow Your Mind Image Stuff To Blow Your Mind
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2494 episodes
2010 to 2024
Median: 47 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Neurological quandaries • Cosmic mysteries • Evolutionary marvels • Transhumanism • Dream interpretation • Fantasy and sci-fi cinema • Unique animal species • Listener interactions • Mythological references

Description (podcaster-provided): Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-18 10:00 UTC): From the Vault: Dreamfall into the Dark, Part 4

Science, Spoken Image Science, Spoken
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2329 episodes
2016 to 2024
Median: 8 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Artificial intelligence • Cutting-edge technology • Environmental issues • Scientific research • Health and medicine • Social media impacts • Climate change • Breakthrough innovations • Space exploration • Conservation efforts

Description (podcaster-provided): Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-18 10:00 UTC): Banks Are Finally Realizing What Climate Change Will Do to Housing

Short Wave Image Short Wave
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1081 episodes
2019 to 2024
Median: 12 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science discoveries • Climate change • Health and medicine • Space exploration • Wildlife and ecosystems • Historical science events • Tech and AI advancements • Unique animal behaviors • Human psychology and behavior • Environmental issues

Description (podcaster-provided): New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — in just under 15 minutes. It's science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join hosts Emily Kwong and Regina Barber for science on a different wavelength.
If you're hooked, try Short Wave Plus. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks a sponsor-free feed. Learn more at plus.npr.org/shortwave

Latest episode (2024-Jun-18 07:00 UTC): Pluto Isn't A Planet — But It Gives Us Clues For How The Solar System Formed

Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria Image Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria
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508 episodes
2014 to 2024
Median: 68 minutes
Collections: SciPhi-AdjacentScience

Themes (AI-generated): science communication • interviews with experts • books and research discussions • psychology • technology • diversity and inclusion • history • human rights • health and wellness • environmental science

Description (podcaster-provided): Cara Santa Maria is a science communicator, television host, producer, and journalist. She is excited to present "Talk Nerdy," a place for conversations with interesting people about interesting topics.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-18 05:06 UTC): Refrigeration w/ Nicola Twilley

Science Weekly Image Science Weekly
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300 episodes
2021 to 2024
Median: 15 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science news • Environment updates • Health topics • Technology advancements • Climate change issues • AI and machine learning insights • Medical research • Social and ethical implications of science

Description (podcaster-provided): Twice a week, the Guardian brings you the latest science and environment news

Latest episode (2024-Jun-18 04:00 UTC): What are the main UK parties promising on climate and is it enough?

The Naked Scientists Podcast Image The Naked Scientists Podcast
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1058 episodes
2005 to 2024
Median: 56 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Scientific breakthroughs • Health and medicine • AI and technology • Space exploration • Climate change • Environmental science • Historical insights • Genetics and microbiology • Engineering innovations • Psychology and behavior

Description (podcaster-provided): The Naked Scientists flagship science show brings you a lighthearted look at the latest scientific breakthroughs, interviews with the world's top scientists, answers to your science questions and science experiments to try at home.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-18 02:07 UTC): The trials and tribulations of trees

New Scientist Podcasts Image New Scientist Podcasts
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305 episodes
2020 to 2024
Median: 27 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Latest science and technology news • Animal intelligence and behavior • Space exploration and discoveries • Climate change impacts and solutions • Medical advancements • AI and robotics • Historical and cultural insights

Description (podcaster-provided): Podcasts for the insatiably curious by the world’s most popular weekly science magazine. Everything from the latest science and technology news to the big-picture questions about life, the universe and what it means to be human.
For more visit newscientist.com/podcasts
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-17 23:05 UTC): CultureLab: The catastrophic health consequences of racism with Layal Liverpool

New Scientist CultureLab Image New Scientist CultureLab
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8 episodes
2024
Median: 34 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Alien life exploration • Science fiction literature • Climate change challenges • Artificial intelligence biases • Menstruation science • Biomimicry in animation • Moon's impact on Earth

Description (podcaster-provided): CultureLab is an array of delights from the world of culture and the arts. Sometimes we interview the world’s most exciting authors about their fascinating books, other times we delve into the science behind a movie or TV show. New episodes every other Tuesday.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-17 23:05 UTC): The catastrophic health consequences of racism with Layal Liverpool

Discovery Image Discovery
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747 episodes
2010 to 2024
Median: 26 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Featured scientists and engineers • ground-breaking discoveries • innovations in technology • environmental and health research • women in STEM • animal behavior and conservation • natural hazards exploration

Description (podcaster-provided): Explorations in the world of science.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-17 20:00 UTC): Unstoppable: Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner

Science Friday Image Science Friday
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150 episodes
2023 to 2024
Median: 18 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Latest scientific discoveries • Environmental issues • Technological innovations • Space exploration • Data and privacy concerns • Medical advancements • Psychological topics • Ecological research • Climate change impacts

Description (podcaster-provided): Brain fun for curious people.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-17 20:00 UTC): Meet The Emotions Behind Teenage Angst In ‘Inside Out 2’

PNAS Science Sessions Image PNAS Science Sessions
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374 episodes
2019 to 2024
Median: 6 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Interviews with researchers • Scientific discoveries • Impacts of climate change • Educational outcomes • Evolutionary biology • Social sciences • Neuroscience • Engineering advancements • Environmental issues • Health research

Description (podcaster-provided): Welcome to Science Sessions, the PNAS podcast program. Listen to brief conversations with cutting-edge researchers, Academy members, and policymakers as they discuss topics relevant to today's scientific community. Learn the behind-the-scenes story of work published in PNAS, plus a broad range of scientific news about discoveries that affect the world around us.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-17 13:00 UTC): Gentrification and biodiversity

Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas Image Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas
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329 episodes
2018 to 2024
Median: 81 minutes
Collections: PhilosophyPhysics, Math, and AstronomyScience

Themes (AI-generated): Science • Sociology • Philosophy • Technology • Artificial Intelligence • Quantum Physics • Climate Change • Metaphysics • Astrophysics • Complex Systems • History • Biology • Psychology

Description (podcaster-provided): Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, philosophy, culture and much more.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-17 11:46 UTC): 279 | Ellen Langer on Mindfulness and the Body

Science Quickly Image Science Quickly
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1293 episodes
2014 to 2024
Median: 3 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): scientific discoveries • climate change • space exploration • artificial intelligence • health and medicine • environmental issues • technology advancements • animal behavior • botany • social and cultural topics

Description (podcaster-provided): Host Rachel Feltman, alongside leading science and tech journalists, dives into the rich world of scientific discovery in this bite-size science variety show.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-17 09:50 UTC): ‘Flying’ Joro Spiders Are No Big Deal, and Starlink Satellites Are Not So Great for The Ozone Layer

People Behind the Science Podcast Stories from Scientists about Science, Life, Research, and Science Careers Image People Behind the Science Podcast Stories from Scientists about Science, Life, Research, and Science Careers
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765 episodes
2014 to 2024
Median: 41 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Scientists sharing personal journeys • Cutting-edge scientific research • Biotechnology advancements • Neuroscience and brain function • Evolution and adaptation • Cancer research • Ecological conservation • Physics and astronomy insights

Description (podcaster-provided): Are you searching for great stories to ignite your curiosity, teach you to perform better in life and career, inspire your mind, and make you laugh along the way? In this science podcast, Dr. Marie McNeely introduces you to the brilliant researchers behind the latest scientific discoveries. Join us as they share their greatest failures, most staggering successes, candid career advice, and what drives them forward in life and science.
Our website with show notes
Greetings science fans!
We’re elated to welcome you to People Behind the Science where we explore the lives and experiences of the people behind the research and scientific discoveries of today.
People Behind the Science’s mission is to inspire current and future scientists, share the different paths to a successful career in science, educate the general population on what scientists do, and show the human side of science.
In each episode, a different scientist will guide us through their journey by sharing their successes, failures, and passions. We are excited to introduce you to these inspiring academic and industry experts from all fields of science to give you a variety of perspectives on the life and path of a scientist.
Our esteemed guests will tell you:
what motivates them and how they balance their competing responsibilities
how they worked through some of the most challenging times in their careers
advice to help you through your own journey through life and science

Our Podcast
People Behind the Science is a podcast focused on the people doing fascinating research through interviews with top scientists. We are proud to have interviewed so many inspiring scientists, including U.S. National Academy scientists like Josh Sanes, Nick Spitzer, Lou Muglia, Jacob Israelachvili, Gene Robinson, Larry Squire, John Dowling, James Berger, and David Spergel, as well as popular scientists in the media like Donna Nelson (science advisor for the TV show Breaking Bad) and Jack Horner (science advisor for the Jurassic park movies). We are honored to have shared their amazing stories with people in all 50 states in the USA and in over 120 countries across the world.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-17 07:00 UTC): 765: Applying Systems Biology Approaches to Advance Our Understanding of Infectious Disease - Dr. John Aitchison

Big Picture Science Image Big Picture Science
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572 episodes
2006 to 2024
Median: 54 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science and technology connections • Pseudoscience skepticism • Human-wildlife relations • Social media impacts • Physics and particles • Children's play and safety • Environmental challenges • Evolution and anthropology • Space exploration • Neuroscience • Historical science events • Medical discoveries • Climate change • Technological advancements • Ecology and biodiversity

Description (podcaster-provided): The surprising connections in science and technology that give you the Big Picture. Astronomer Seth Shostak and science journalist Molly Bentley are joined each week by leading researchers, techies, and journalists to provide a smart and humorous take on science. Our regular "Skeptic Check" episodes cast a critical eye on pseudoscience.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-17 04:05 UTC): Flower Power*

Into the Impossible With Brian Keating Image Into the Impossible With Brian Keating
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416 episodes
2018 to 2024
Median: 65 minutes
Collections: Physics, Math, and AstronomyScience

Themes (AI-generated): Cosmology • Astrophysics • Theoretical physics • Alien life • Scientific discoveries • Artificial intelligence • Philosophical implications • Human consciousness • Technological advancements • Prominent scientists and thinkers

Description (podcaster-provided): A podcast about how we understand the world, scientifically and as humans. Each conversation brings together visionaries from the worlds of arts, sciences, humanities, and technology discussing the nature of reality and how we collaborate to create the future. Hosted by Dr Brian Keating, Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor of Physics at UC San Diego. For show notes go to: https://briankeating.com/podcast

Latest episode (2024-Jun-16 12:00 UTC): This New Method of Teaching Physics Changes EVERYTHING! w/ Eric Mazur [Ep. 428]

New Books in Science Image New Books in Science
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760 episodes
2008 to 2024
Median: 59 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Interviews with scientists about their books • Exploring diverse scientific topics like genetics, oceanography, neuroscience, and evolution • Addressing climate change, race, memory, and free will • Examining interdisciplinary research and scientific methodology

Description (podcaster-provided): Interviews with Scientists about their New Books
Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/science

Latest episode (2024-Jun-16 08:00 UTC): Lisa M. P. Munoz, "Women in Science Now: Stories and Strategies for Achieving Equity" (Columbia UP, 2023)

5 Live Science Podcast Image 5 Live Science Podcast
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1080 episodes
2010 to 2024
Median: 49 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Latest science news • Analysis and breakthroughs • Neurological and genetic research • Space exploration • Climate change and environment • Health and medicine • Artificial Intelligence • Technology advancements • Diet and nutrition

Description (podcaster-provided): 5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-16 05:00 UTC): Mini-guts, the universe as a bagel, gambling addiction

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe Image The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe
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989 episodes
2005 to 2024

Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Latest science news • Critical thinking • Conspiracies and controversies • Science or Fiction game • Interviews with experts • Technology updates • Medical discoveries • AI developments • Space exploration • Health and wellness

Description (podcaster-provided): The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies and controversies. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality - Produced by SGU Productions, LLC: https://www.theskepticsguide.org

Latest episode (2024-Jun-15 16:00 UTC): The Skeptics Guide #988 - Jun 15 2024

The Science Show Image The Science Show
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250 episodes
2020 to 2024
Median: 54 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Scientific research • Environmental issues • Historical science figures • Technology advancements • Energy and climate • Biology and ecosystems • Mental health • Astronomy and space exploration • Evolution and ancient history • Mathematics applications

Description (podcaster-provided): The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-15 02:00 UTC): Molecules with their own fingerprint

CrowdScience Image CrowdScience
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392 episodes
2016 to 2024
Median: 31 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Health and well-being • Environmental issues • Scientific exploration • Human behavior and psychology • Evolutionary biology • Technology and innovation • Cultural insights • Curiosities and mysteries

Description (podcaster-provided): We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-14 20:00 UTC): Why are the seas salty?

Blue Dot Image Blue Dot
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20 episodes
2024
Median: 51 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Interviews with scientists and authors • Climate change • Space exploration • Astronomy • Technology • Environmental conservation • Earth science • Shark and whale studies • Bird conservation • Historical and archaeological research

Description (podcaster-provided): Blue Dot, named after Carl Sagan's famous speech about our place in the universe, features interviews with guests from all over the regional, national and worldwide scientific communities. Host Dave Schlom leads discussions about the issues science is helping us address with experts who shed light on climate change, space exploration, astronomy, technology and much more. Dave asks us to remember: from deep space, we all live on a pale, blue dot.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-14 17:54 UTC): Blue Dot: 1906: The Great Northern California Earthquake Pt. 1

The Stephen Wolfram Podcast Image The Stephen Wolfram Podcast
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372 episodes
2017 to 2024
Median: 79 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Computational thinking • AI and machine learning • Science for kids • History of science • Future technology predictions • Business and innovation • Ethical and societal impacts of technology • Listener Q&A

Description (podcaster-provided): Stephen Wolfram is the creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language; the author of A New Kind of Science; and the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research. Over the course of nearly four decades, he has been a pioneer in the development and application of computational thinking—and has been responsible for many discoveries, inventions and innovations in science, technology and business.
On his podcast, Stephen discusses topics ranging from the history of science to the future of civilization and ethics of AI.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-14 14:28 UTC): Science & Technology Q&A for Kids (and others) [January 12, 2024]

New Scientist Weekly Image New Scientist Weekly
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17 episodes
2024
Median: 28 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science and technology news • Astrobiology • Climate change • Animal intelligence • AI and robotics • Health and medicine • Quantum mechanics • Environmental issues • Space exploration • Archaeology

Description (podcaster-provided): A news podcast for the instatiably curious by the world's most popular weekly science magazine. Everything from the latest science and technology news to the big-picture questions about life, the universe and what it means to be human.
For more visit newscientist.com/podcasts
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-14 14:23 UTC): Elephants have names for each other; conspiracies and doppelgangers with Naomi Klein; an ancient galactic weather report

Radiolab Image Radiolab
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150 episodes
2021 to 2024
Median: 43 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science • Investigative journalism • Sound design • Human experiences • Environment • Technology • Memory • History • Evolution • Space exploration • Morality • Social issues • Species interaction

Description (podcaster-provided): Radiolab is on a curiosity bender. We ask deep questions and use investigative journalism to get the answers. A given episode might whirl you through science, legal history, and into the home of someone halfway across the world. The show is known for innovative sound design, smashing information into music. It is hosted by Lulu Miller and Latif Nasser.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-14 14:00 UTC): Aphantasia

Unexpected Elements Image Unexpected Elements
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225 episodes
2019 to 2024
Median: 59 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Scientific discoveries and stories from around the world • Unique animal behaviors and lifespans • Environmental and climate issues • Tech advancements in quantum computing and AI • Unusual scientific phenomena • Human behavior and sociology

Description (podcaster-provided): The news you know, the science you don’t. Unexpected Elements looks beyond everyday narratives to discover a goldmine of scientific stories and connections from around the globe. From Afronauts, to why we argue, to a deep dive on animal lifespans: see the world in a new way.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-14 09:00 UTC): An unexpected burger

Quirks and Quarks Image Quirks and Quarks
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27 episodes
2023 to 2024
Median: 54 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Universe expansion • Space travel health • Evolutionary biology • Animal behavior • Environmental science • Archaeology • Climate change • Wildlife conservation • Science of sound and light

Description (podcaster-provided): CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-14 04:10 UTC): The age of monotremes, Third thumb, bird dream sounds, astronaut health database, aging and exercise, and sound perception

The Story Collider Image The Story Collider
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619 episodes
2012 to 2024
Median: 28 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Personal science stories • Academic and social challenges • Intersection of identity and science • Overcoming obstacles • Unexpected discoveries • Human connections • Impact of scientific endeavors

Description (podcaster-provided): Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of storytellers - researchers, doctors, and engineers of course, but also patients, poets, comedians, cops, and more. Some of our stories are heartbreaking, others are hilarious, but they're all true and all very personal. Welcome to The Story Collider!

Latest episode (2024-Jun-14 00:00 UTC): At First You Don't Succeed: Stories about trying again

This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast Image This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast
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50 episodes
2023 to 2024
Median: 103 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Humorous kicks on science and tech news • Genetic engineering and AI • Space exploration and astronomy • Neuroscience and brain studies • Ecology and animal behavior • Interviews with scientists • Patron-driven content

Description (podcaster-provided): The kickass weekly science and technology radio show presenting a humorous and irreverent look at the week in science and tech. Each show TWIS discusses the latest in cutting edge science news on topics such as genetic engineering, cybernetics, space exploration, neuro science, and a show favorite Countdown to World Robot Domination. The show is hosted by Dr. Kirsten Sanford, a PhD in neuroscience, Justin Jackson, a wisecracking professional car salesman and armchair physicist, and Blair Bazdarich, a zoologist. Consistently voted one of the top science radio shows on the web - check it out and hear a science news program like no other.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-13 20:42 UTC): Making Science Popular with Vomiting Sharks

Cool Science Radio Image Cool Science Radio
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20 episodes
2024
Median: 51 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Interviews with scientists and authors • Cutting-edge technology and innovation • Astronomy and space exploration • Neuroscience and biology • Environmental science • Physics and cosmology

Description (podcaster-provided): From the discovery of new dinosaurs to the science of an avalanche. From the secret technology behind Facebook, to nanotechnology. Deciphering science and technology in an entertaining, amusing and accessible way. If we can understand it, so can you. Hosted by Lynn Ware Peek and Katie Mullaly.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-13 20:35 UTC): Cool Science Radio | June 13, 2024

Science In Action Image Science In Action
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263 episodes
2019 to 2024
Median: 29 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science news • Bird flu • Pandemic updates • Climate change • Archaeological discoveries • AI in science • Space exploration • Genetic research • Environmental concerns • Animal behavior studies

Description (podcaster-provided): The BBC brings you all the week's science news.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-13 20:00 UTC): US bird flu response warning

Science Magazine Podcast Image Science Magazine Podcast
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541 episodes
2013 to 2024
Median: 26 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Original scientific research • Global news • Human health studies • Ancient DNA analysis • Animal behavior • Climate change • Technological advances • Neuroscience discoveries • Medical research • Social science insights

Description (podcaster-provided): Weekly podcasts from Science Magazine, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-13 18:00 UTC): How dogs’ health reflects our own, and what ancient DNA can reveal about human sacrifice

BBC Inside Science Image BBC Inside Science
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550 episodes
2013 to 2024
Median: 28 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Gene therapy • Climate change • Wildlife and conservation • Water and plastic pollution • Space exploration • Human health and psychology • Ancient discoveries and archaeology • Technological advancements • Renewable energy solutions

Description (podcaster-provided): A weekly programme that illuminates the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-13 16:00 UTC): Is gene therapy the future?

UnDisciplined Image UnDisciplined
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261 episodes
2018 to 2024
Median: 25 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Scientific research and exploration • Climate change impacts and solutions • Human behavior and psychology • Historical insights and events • Environmental conservation • Technology and innovation • Social issues and cultural studies

Description (podcaster-provided): Each week, UnDisciplined takes a fun, fascinating and accessible dive into the lives of researchers and explorers working across a wide variety of scientific fields.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-13 15:53 UTC): UnDisciplined: Should we all trash talk a little bit more?

Science Vs Image Science Vs
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258 episodes
2016 to 2024
Median: 36 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science • health • nutrition • mental health • drugs • medical treatments • exercise • human behavior • controversial topics • scientific investigations • health myths • debunking misinformation

Description (podcaster-provided): There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don't have to and cover everything from 5G and Pandemics, to Vaping and Fasting Diets.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-13 09:00 UTC): Protein: Are You Getting Enough?

Lost Women of Science Image Lost Women of Science
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79 episodes
2021 to 2024
Median: 27 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Unsung female scientists • Historical contributions • Overlooked legacies • Gender bias • Ecological restoration • Medicine and pathology • Mathematics • Language and cognition • Physics and astronomy • Ethical dilemmas in science

Description (podcaster-provided): For every Marie Curie or Rosalind Franklin whose story has been told, hundreds of female scientists remain unknown to the public at large. In this series, we illuminate the lives and work of a diverse array of groundbreaking scientists who, because of time, place and gender, have gone largely unrecognized. Each season we focus on a different scientist, putting her narrative into context, explaining not just the science but also the social and historical conditions in which she lived and worked. We also bring these stories to the present, painting a full picture of how her work endures.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-13 07:00 UTC): Lost Women of Science Conversations: Wild By Design

Well... That’s Interesting Image Well... That’s Interesting
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300 episodes
2020 to 2024
Median: 30 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science and nature facts • Weird medical cases • Historical oddities • Space phenomena • Animal behavior • Bizarre discoveries

Description (podcaster-provided): Welcome to Well… That’s Interesting, a comedy sciencey podcast for weird people who like learning about weird sh*t, like can hair grow between your teeth or could we ever lose our moon? (Sadly, yes to both.) WTI tells the story behind the facts and, turns out, those stories are funny.
Join Jill ChaCha every week as they take The Flock on a journalistic, storytelling adventure into new, bizarre, often unexpected findings. The tales are epic and the laughter is plentiful.
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Latest episode (2024-Jun-13 04:00 UTC): Ep. 193: Queen Bumblebees Can Survive A Week Under Water + This Parasite Lived In A Woman’s Eye For 2 Years

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90 episodes
2019 to 2024
Median: 110 minutes
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Themes (AI-generated): Science discussions • Cultural insights • Notable scientists and intellectuals • Interviews with authors and journalists • Physics and cosmology • Human behavior and psychology • Technology and mathematics • Free speech and academia

Description (podcaster-provided): The Origins Podcast features in-depth conversations with some of the most interesting people in the world about the issues that impact all of us in the 21st century. Host, theoretical physicist, lecturer, and author, Lawrence M. Krauss, will be joined by guests from a wide range of fields, including science, the arts, and journalism. The topics discussed on The Origins Podcast reflect the full range of the human experience - exploring science and culture in a way that seeks to entertain, educate, and inspire. lawrencekrauss.substack.com
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Latest episode (2024-Jun-12 16:00 UTC): Jeffrey Sachs: Economics, Conflict, and Real-World Diplomacy

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728 episodes
2014 to 2024
Median: 24 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Scientific discoveries • Health and medicine research • Environmental issues • Space exploration • AI and technology advancements • Sociopolitical impacts on science • History and origins of species • Psychology and neuroscience findings

Description (podcaster-provided): The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of the Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and provide in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
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Latest episode (2024-Jun-12 15:00 UTC): Hybrid working works: huge study reveals no drop in productivity

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153 episodes
2021 to 2024
Median: 28 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Scientific mysteries • Unanswered questions • Novel scientific research • Natural phenomena • Environmental themes • Technological advancements • Health and medical discoveries • Cosmic explorations • Animal behavior studies

Description (podcaster-provided): Unexplainable takes listeners right up to the edge of what we know … and then keeps on going. Host Noam Hassenfeld and an all-star team of reporters — Byrd Pinkerton, Meradith Hoddinott, and Mandy Nguyen — tackle scientific mysteries, unanswered questions, and everything we learn by diving into the unknown. New episodes drop every Wednesday.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-12 08:00 UTC): The deepest spot in the ocean

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400 episodes
2017 to 2024
Median: 70 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Diverse scientific topics • Humorous interactions • Expert interviews • Insects and animals • Environmental issues • Space and astronomy • History and anthropology • Human behavior and psychology • Food and cooking • Unique hobbies

Description (podcaster-provided): Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-12 07:00 UTC): Culicidology (MOSQUITOES) Part 2 with Fhallon Ware-Gilmore

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241 episodes
2015 to 2024
Median: 19 minutes
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Themes (AI-generated): Mathematics developments • Theoretical physics insights • Breakthroughs in computer science • Life sciences discoveries • Neurology and brain research • Astronomy and cosmic phenomena • Evolutionary biology findings • Advanced technology studies

Description (podcaster-provided): Listen to Quanta Magazine's in-depth news stories about developments in mathematics, theoretical physics, theoretical computer science and the basic life sciences. Quanta, an editorially independent magazine published by the Simons Foundation, seeks to enhance public understanding of basic research. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org.
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Latest episode (2024-Jun-11 18:25 UTC): Extra-Long Blasts Challenge Our Theories of Cosmic Cataclysms

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267 episodes
2018 to 2024
Median: 34 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science facts and humor • Tangential topics • Guest experts • Patreon teasers • Weird and funny scientific research • Life insights • Diverse themes: animals, objects, concepts

Description (podcaster-provided): SciShow Tangents is the lightly competitive knowledge showcase from the geniuses behind the YouTube series SciShow. Every other Tuesday, join Hank Green, Ceri Riley, and Sam Schultz as they try to one-up and amaze each other with weird and funny scientific research... while not getting distracted. There will be tangents about video games, music, weird smells, surprisingly deep insights about life, and of course, poop, but it always comes back to the science.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-11 07:00 UTC): Bananas

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236 episodes
2015 to 2024
Median: 17 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science discoveries • Fossils and archaeology • Time travel possibilities • Space threats • Evolution and behavior of insects and animals • Human health and disease • Astronomy and black holes • Environment and conservation • Synthetic biology and engineering • Mysteries of human cognition and history

Description (podcaster-provided): A Common Sense Selection! Exploring stories of science discovery. Tumble is a science podcast created to be enjoyed by the entire family. Hosted & produced by Lindsay Patterson (science journalist) & Marshall Escamilla (teacher). Visit www.tumblepodcast.com for educational content.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-07 08:00 UTC): The Cave of the Underground Astronauts

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37 episodes
2022 to 2024
Median: 40 minutes
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Themes (AI-generated): Scientific curiosity • Mathematical concepts • Neuroscientific findings • Astrophysical phenomena • Evolutionary biology • Quantum mechanics • Technological advancements • Mental health research • Fluid dynamics • Immunology • Artificial intelligence

Description (podcaster-provided): “The Joy of Why” is a Quanta Magazine podcast about curiosity and the pursuit of knowledge. The mathematician and author Steven Strogatz and the cosmologist and author Janna Levin take turns interviewing leading researchers about the great scientific and mathematical questions of our time. New episodes are released every other Wednesday.
Quanta Magazine is a Pulitzer Prize–winning, editorially independent online publication launched and supported by the Simons Foundation to illuminate big ideas in science and math through public service journalism. Quanta’s reporters and editors focus on developments in mathematics, theoretical physics, theoretical computer science and the basic life sciences, emphasizing timely, accurate, in-depth and well-crafted articles for its broad discerning audience. In 2023, Steven Strogatz received a National Academies Eric and Wendy Schmidt Award for Excellence in Science Communications partly for his work on “The Joy of Why.”

Latest episode (2024-Jun-06 10:00 UTC): Can Psychedelics Improve Mental Health?

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546 episodes
2012 to 2024
Median: 74 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Comedians and guests • Science news and quirky discoveries • Comedy and entertainment industry insights • AI and technology discussions • Health and medicine updates • Space and astronomy topics • Unusual and humorous anecdotes

Description (podcaster-provided): Professional comedians with so-so STEM pedigrees take you through this week in science. Incompetently. Featuring hosts Matt Kirshen, Andy Wood (and sometimes Jesse Case or Brooks Wheelan) along with a rotating cast of special guests from the worlds of comedy and science.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-05 20:41 UTC): Episode 533 - Paul Sinha

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333 episodes
2013 to 2024
Median: 29 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science questions for kids • Mystery sounds • Co-hosted by kids • Everyday phenomena explained • History and biology themes • Fun facts and expert insights • Educational and entertaining • Interactive sound puzzles

Description (podcaster-provided): Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world sent in by listeners. Like, do dogs know they’re dogs? Or, why do feet stink? Plus, we have mystery sounds for you to guess, songs for you to dance to, and lots of facts -- all checked by experts.

Latest episode (2024-Jun-04 08:00 UTC): How do trees help our cities?

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285 episodes
1998 to 2024
Median: 42 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): discussions on scientific principles and theories • key historical figures in science • significant discoveries and advancements • exploration of astronomical bodies • biological and chemical processes • unique scientific phenomena and concepts

Description (podcaster-provided): Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.

Latest episode (2024-May-30 09:15 UTC): Mercury

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42 episodes
2023 to 2024
Median: 24 minutes
Collections: PhilosophyScience

Themes (AI-generated): Contemporary issues in science • Philosophy of science • History of science • Open Science • Replication crisis • Geosciences • Indigenous studies • Public health • Scientific controversies • Epistemic practices

Description (podcaster-provided): Leading scholars in History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science (HPS) introduce contemporary topics for a general audience. Developed by scholars and students in the HPS program at the University of Melbourne. Episodes released weekly. 
Current Hosts: Samara Greenwood and Carmelina Contarino.

Latest episode (2024-May-29 19:00 UTC): S3 Ep 12 - Sabina Leonelli on 'The Philosophy of Open Science'

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205 episodes
2009 to 2024
Median: 42 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science through humor • Comedians and experts • Real-life applications • Nature and animals • Space and cosmos • Human behavior • Scientific phenomena • Historical insights • Critical thinking

Description (podcaster-provided): Brian Cox and Robin Ince host a witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes.

Latest episode (2024-May-29 08:00 UTC): The Infinite Monkey's Guide To… Audience Favourites (Pt 2)

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95 episodes
2019 to 2024
Median: 19 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science in historical contexts • Unusual medical stories • Mysterious deaths and crimes • Controversial scientific figures and theories • Extraordinary natural phenomena • Unexpected consequences of scientific research

Description (podcaster-provided): A topsy-turvy science-y history podcast by Sam Kean. I examine overlooked stories from our past: the dental superiority of hunter-gatherers, the crooked Nazis who saved thousands of American lives, the American immigrants who developed the most successful cancer screening tool in history, the sex lives of dinosaurs, and much, much more. These are charming little tales that never made the history books, but these small moments can be surprisingly powerful. These are the cases where history gets inverted, where the footnote becomes the real story.

Latest episode (2024-May-14 15:49 UTC): The Science of D-Day

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544 episodes
2006 to 2024
Median: 25 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Scientific research • Uncertainty in science • Intellectual humility • Racism in health • Conservation and wildlife • Emerging technology • Nature immersion • History and science • COVID-19 impacts • AI and debates

Description (podcaster-provided): Science Talk is a podcast of longer-form audio experiments from Scientific American--from immersive sonic journeys into nature to deep dives into research with leading experts.

Latest episode (2024-May-01 09:45 UTC): Episode 5: How Do We Know Anything?

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308 episodes
2011 to 2024
Median: 28 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Leading scientists' interviews • Scientific life and work inspirations • Decoding galaxies • Neuroscience insights • Nuclear energy for net zero • Discovering dinosaurs • Forensic science • AI and sentient robots • Climate adaptation • Quantum information • Cosmic dust • Public health • Evolutionary biology • Motor neuron disease • Food safety • Historical science interpretations

Description (podcaster-provided): Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires and motivates them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the future

Latest episode (2024-Apr-23 08:30 UTC): Mike Edmunds on decoding galaxies and ancient astronomical artefacts

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113 episodes
2019 to 2024
Median: 57 minutes
Collections: Physics, Math, and AstronomyScience

Themes (AI-generated): Complexity science • Evolution • Physics of life • Human history and scientific progress • Problem-solving in collectives • Biodiversity • Origins of life • Society • Innovation • Interdisciplinary research

Description (podcaster-provided): Are there universal laws of life and can we find them? Is there a physics of society, of ecology, of evolution? Join us for six episodes of thought-provoking insights on the physics of life and its profound implications on our understanding of the universe. In this season of the Santa Fe Institute’s Complexity podcast’s relaunch, we talk to researchers who have been exploring these questions and more through the lens of complexity science. Subscribe now and be part of the exploration!

Latest episode (2024-Apr-10 18:42 UTC): Multiple worlds, containing multitudes

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250 episodes
2018 to 2024
Median: 11 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Scientific research • Citizen science • Space exploration • Conservation • DNA and epigenetics • Rewilding • Engineering • Microbiology • AI ethics • Indigenous knowledge • Climate studies • Health science • Bioengineering • Archaeology

Description (podcaster-provided): Ockham’s Razor is a soap box for all things scientific, with short talks about research, industry and policy from people with something thoughtful to say about science.

Latest episode (2024-Mar-06 23:35 UTC): Some news about Ockham's Razor and introducing Quick Smart

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107 episodes
2012 to 2024
Median: 40 minutes
Collections: Physics, Math, and AstronomyScience

Themes (AI-generated): Physics conversations • Quantum mechanics • Theoretical physics • Yearly reviews of physics • Physics of time and causality • Multiverse theories • Quantum computing • Construction theories • Consciousness debates

Description (podcaster-provided): Physics podcast from the Foundational Questions Institute (FQxI)

Latest episode (2024-Feb-17 00:00 UTC): The Universal Constructor: A Conversation with David Deutsch

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28 episodes
2021 to 2024
Median: 22 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Expert discussions on climate change • Space exploration and its challenges • Sustainable innovations in aviation and agriculture • Unraveling scientific mysteries • Health and diet impacts • Cutting-edge technology and physics

Description (podcaster-provided): From saving the planet to understanding ourselves, this podcast sees experts discuss the major topics of our times. Hosted by IFLScience’s Dr Alfredo Carpineti, Rachael Funnell, and Eleanor Higgs.

Latest episode (2024-Feb-14 17:30 UTC): IFLScience - Break It Down

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23 episodes
2022 to 2024
Median: 59 minutes
Collections: Physics, Math, and AstronomyScience

Themes (AI-generated): Theoretical physics • Quantum science • Astrophysics • Black holes • Cosmology • Quantum computing • Research challenges • Scientific motivations • Personal anecdotes • Educational outreach • Notable scientists

Description (podcaster-provided): Conversations at the Perimeter will introduce you to brilliant researchers working at the forefront of science, seeking to solve nature’s deepest mysteries – from quantum to cosmos. Learn about their motivations, the challenges they encounter, and the drive that keeps them searching for answers. Join the conversation!

Latest episode (2024-Feb-01 17:24 UTC): Neil Turok on the simplicity of nature

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47 episodes
2021 to 2023
Median: 36 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Untold science stories • Technological advancements • Innovations in health and transportation • Environmental preservation • Space missions • Genetics and DNA research • Artificial intelligence • Historical discoveries

Description (podcaster-provided): Hear the untold stories of mind-blowing achievements in science and tech. “CBS Sunday Morning” correspondent and six-time Emmy winner David Pogue takes you behind the scenes into the creation stories of the world’s greatest advances and the people behind them. From transportation, food, space, internet, and health, creators reveal their inspirations and roadblocks they encountered in bringing their breakthroughs to the public. Hear all-new episodes of the award-winning Unsung Science podcast every other Friday.

Latest episode (2023-Dec-08 08:01 UTC): Grand Finale: A Pop Song is Born

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

Themes (AI-generated): Science inquiries and expert answers • Climate change and food science • Space exploration and astrobiology • COVID-19 research and impacts • Behavioral sciences and happiness • Cutting-edge technology and innovation

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!

Latest episode (2023-Nov-01 04:05 UTC): Introducing Sound Detectives from LeVar Burton

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137 episodes
2016 to 2023
Median: 28 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science mysteries • Everyday phenomena • Mathematical concepts • Physics explorations • Biological inquiries • Technological investigations • Ecological issues • Curious questions answered • Listener submissions

Description (podcaster-provided): Science sleuths Dr Adam Rutherford and Dr Hannah Fry investigate everyday mysteries sent by listeners.

Latest episode (2023-Oct-02 06:00 UTC): Introducing… Uncharted with Hannah Fry

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136 episodes
2018 to 2023
Median: 12 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Scientific discoveries • Climate change solutions • Medical advancements • Environmental conservation • Technological innovations • Space exploration • Evolution and genetics • Biodiversity studies • Humanitarian efforts • Thought-provoking talks

Description (podcaster-provided): Some of the world's greatest scientists, doctors and medical researchers share their discoveries and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

Latest episode (2023-May-25 14:51 UTC): Are life-saving medicines hiding in the world's coldest places? | Normand Voyer

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249 episodes
2018 to 2023
Median: 6 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science breakthroughs • Physics phenomena • Space exploration • Medical diagnostics • Animal behavior • Environmental science • Historical scientific events • Food science • Human biology • Technology advancements

Description (podcaster-provided): From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.

Latest episode (2023-May-23 01:30 UTC): The Greatest Moment in Science

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50 episodes
2018 to 2022
Median: 28 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Nature exploration • Wildlife stories • Unheard animal sounds • Conservation efforts • Expert insights • Unique animal behaviors • Global adventures • Scientific discoveries • Environmental challenges • Nature's mysteries

Description (podcaster-provided): Each week the BBC Earth podcast brings you entertainment, humour, an abundance of amazing animal stories and unbelievable unheard sounds. Explore the world of animals with superpowers, deep dive into death, hear from heroes passionately protecting the planet and get expert insights into corners of the natural world you’ve never explored before.
Hosted by zoologists Rutendo Shackleton and Sebastian Echeverri, each episode features special guests including the world’s most respected scientists and naturalists, stars of film and television, nature Instagrammers and more.
Listen, laugh and learn – whether you’re a nature lover, nature curious or haven’t yet realised nature is for you, there’ll be a story here to captivate your ears.
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Latest episode (2022-Dec-20 00:00 UTC): Ghosts

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20 episodes
2019 to 2022
Median: 1 minute
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Asteroids • Kissing bugs • Ocean sponges • Star Trek • Chinese space missions • World War II science • Tigers • Human hand • Polar bears • 5G technology • Apollo missions • Measles • Black holes • Ash trees • Scientific advances in 2018 • Universe • Alcohol • Ulcers • Regenerative process

Description (podcaster-provided): "Science on the Radio" is a 90-second science information segment featuring Marvin Druger, retired chair of the Department of Science Teaching and professor of biology and science education at Syracuse University.

Latest episode (2022-Feb-17 18:57 UTC): Science on the Radio Discusses: Asteroids

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30 episodes
2020 to 2021
Median: 28 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science behind current events • Space exploration • Climate change • Health and medicine • Technology and innovation • Sociology and psychology • Energy sustainability • Environmental issues • Economics and cryptocurrency

Description (podcaster-provided): From the PBS science series NOVA, a biweekly podcast digging into the science behind the headlines. Alok Patel takes you behind the scenes with the people—scientists, engineers, technologists, mathematicians and more—working to understand our world. Now it's more critical than ever to distinguish fact from fiction and find science-based answers to the most pressing questions of our time.
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Latest episode (2021-Dec-09 20:00 UTC): Bonus: From our friends at MASTERPIECE Studio

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26 episodes
2020 to 2021
Median: 48 minutes
Collections: Physics, Math, and AstronomyScience

Themes (AI-generated): Leading scientists' lives and work • Neuroscience • Quantum computing • Pure mathematics • Anesthesia • AI research • Mathematical biology • Algorithmic social justice • Combinatorics • Statistical mechanics • Theoretical physics • Evolution • Graph theory • Social insects • String theory • Neurogenetics

Description (podcaster-provided): The acclaimed mathematician and author Steven Strogatz interviews some of the world's leading scientists about their lives and work.
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Latest episode (2021-May-17 16:00 UTC): Eve Marder on the Crucial Resilience of Neurons

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9 episodes
2020 to 2021
Median: 42 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Math • Physics • History • Politics • Art • Predictability in chaos • Futurism • Black holes • Neuropharmacology • Science fiction • Domestic violence • Consciousness • Implicit bias • Influential science books

Description (podcaster-provided): Math, physics, history, politics, and art all rolled into one. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/turingrabbitholes/support

Latest episode (2021-May-10 22:15 UTC): Max Predictability in a Chaotic World

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16 episodes
2021
Median: 17 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Exploration of scientific phenomena • Perception and cognition • Musical elements and sounds • Natural history and wildlife • Technological advances • Famous scientific discoveries • Emotional and psychological concepts • Cosmic and planetary topics

Description (podcaster-provided): Are you tired of hearing about coronavirus? Has lockdown left you worn out? Then perhaps it’s time to escape. Join Rowan Hooper and the team at New Scientist in this covid-free space, as they discuss all that’s right with the world - the stories that remind us of how wonderful this planet really is. Find out more at newscientist.com/podcasts
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Latest episode (2021-Apr-26 23:00 UTC): #15 The unseen world: bats, neutrinos and invisibility cloaks

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18 episodes
2018 to 2020
Median: 53 minutes
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Themes (AI-generated): History of science • Philosophy of science • Importance of scientific theories • Scientific discoveries • Practical applications of science • Influence of science on society • Guest discussions on science topics

Description (podcaster-provided): Wonder Cupboard asks what science is, how it works, and how it came to be. Elena Falco and Ian Bridgeman present a new topic on the history and philosophy of science every episode.

Latest episode (2020-Jul-31 12:00 UTC): 018 – Sunbathing

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25 episodes
2019 to 2020
Median: 21 minutes
Collections: Physics, Math, and AstronomyScience

Themes (AI-generated): Conversations with leading physicists and mathematicians • Insights into theoretical physics and pure mathematics • Discoveries in particle interactions and string theory • Reflections on careers and scientific achievements

Description (podcaster-provided): In The Universe Speaks in Numbers award-winning science writer Graham Farmelo is in conversation with some of the great names in modern physics and mathematics. Among the interviewees are Michael Atiyah, Ruth Britto, Lance Dixon, Simon Donaldson, Freeman Dyson, Juan Maldacena, Michela Massimi, Roger Penrose, Martin Rees, Simon Schaffer and Edward Witten.To read more see Graham's book The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets.
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Latest episode (2020-Apr-02 14:09 UTC): The Universe Speaks in Numbers: Phil Anderson interviewed by Graham Farmelo

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102 episodes
2015 to 2020
Median: 38 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Science behind popular culture • Exploration of movie themes • Interviews with experts • Technological advancements • Ethical dilemmas • Human health and evolution • Environment and sustainability • Mysteries of the universe

Description (podcaster-provided): Flâneur and irrepressible commentator, Rick Edwards, and "Indiana Jones in a lab coat" Dr. Michael Brooks, delve into the science behind popular culture.

Latest episode (2020-Mar-06 17:29 UTC): 8: Episode 100: The Invisible Man

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9 episodes
2019 to 2020
Median: 21 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Cutting-edge science • Diversity • Healthcare • Water quality • Robotics • Visual perception • Astrobiology • Firefighting • Climate change • Resilience

Description (podcaster-provided): Science Distilled is a podcast based on the lecture series of the same name, where we break down concepts from cutting edge science and research and learn how they apply to the world around us. The podcast is hosted by KUNR's Paul Boger and Michelle Matus. This show is for science nerds and novices alike. We'll geek out on robots, dive into astrobiology, and take a deeper look at the world around us. With every topic we cover, you'll hear conversations from scientists doing the research and learn how that research impacts you and the world around us. This podcast is a production of KUNR Public Radio, in partnership with the Desert Research Institute and the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum in Reno, Nevada.

Latest episode (2020-Feb-05 21:37 UTC): Diversity: Are We Thinking About It All Wrong?

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2007
Median: 26 minutes
Collection: Science

Themes (AI-generated): Discussions with scientists and authors • Exploration of space and astronomy • Interviews on STEM advancements • Dialogues with Nobel laureates • Insights into scientific research and pioneers

Description (podcaster-provided): Talking Science provides great scientists and great science communicators with a relaxed forum to talk about their work, their influences, inspirations and irritations.

Latest episode (2007-Mar-19 04:20 UTC): Peter Doherty and Alain de Botton talk with Bernie Hobbs and Paul Willis