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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 ...
 
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 Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
On Season 2 of The Super Awesome Science Show Jason Tetro explores the science behind Pandemics with the help of some of the brightest minds in science today. From vaccines to a potential second Wave of COVID we'll try and help you understand every aspect of what's going on and answer your science questions. Science made simple, that's what we're all about, Now with new episodes every single week.
 
A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.
 
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.
 
What if Dear Abby was an investigative reporter? Each week on How To!, David Epstein (bestselling author of Range and The Sports Gene)) takes on listeners’ toughest problems and, with the help of experts, finds the answers to questions you’ve always wanted to ask, but couldn’t. Until now.
 
Globetrotting and mind exploring comedian Shane Mauss interviews scientists each week on journey to answer the biggest questions about the meanings of life (as well as a bunch of other random stuff you never imagined you would care about). Favorite topics include: psychology, biology, evolution, cognitive biases, behavioral economics, mating, animal behavior, neuroscience, and the subconscious
 
The Cozy Robot Show is a place where we explore our curiosity about the world and our feelings. Mike McHargue answers questions, hosts conversations, and leads moments of calm in this show focused on helping us all connect to ourselves and each other. This podcast feed used to be called Ask Science Mike as Mike McHargue (aka Science Mike) hosted that show for several years.
 
Space Junk is a weekly podcast dedicated to the amazing hobby of amateur astronomy. Each week we’ll answer your questions and bring you the latest information and advice on the tools, gadgets, software and techniques for maximizing your enjoyment of the night sky. Your hosts are Tony Darnell from DeepAstronomy.space and Dustin Gibson from OPT Telescopes, a world leader in telescopes and accessories.
 
But Why is a show led by kids. They ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world. Know a kid with a question? Record it with a smartphone. Be sure to include your kid's first name, age, and town and send the recording to questions@butwhykids.org!
 
Children are full of curiosity and questions about the world. Each Friday, join Molly Oldfield, the very first question writer (or QI Elf) on the BBC TV show QI and author of three books as she answers questions - with the help of experts from Neil Gaiman to the fish curators at the Natural History Museum - sent into the show by children around the world. If you're a kid with questions you want answered or if you want to learn interesting facts about life on earth, this is the award winning ...
 
Quiz Quiz Bang Bang is a weekly pub trivia practice podcast. For three weeks out of the month it is straight questions and answers as read by the hosts Annie and David Flora. Once a month we invite friends to join us for a live game of quiz bang trivia to add the humor, thought processes and fun. The show’s format is 4 rounds of 4 questions each with a quick-fire Bang Bang Round after Round 2. After Round 4, a final Big Bang round caps off the show with 3 questions, the answers of which are ...
 
TW Blitz is an absolute thunderstorm of trivia with fast paced question and fast paced answers. Each week 3 players join host and former Jeopardy contestant Tim Edwards to compete for trivia glory. The players can miss one question with no penalty, but when they miss two, they are eliminated and the last player standing moves on in the tournament. Blitz is an Oakes Media Group podcast.
 
Hosts Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning answer audience questions about modern etiquette with advice based on consideration, respect, and honesty. Like their great-great-grandmother, Emily Post, Lizzie and Dan look for the reasons behinds the traditional rules to guide their search for the correct behavior in all kinds of contemporary situations. Test your social acumen and join the discussion about civility and decency in today's complex world.
 
What would happen if you fell into a black hole? How big is the universe? Just what the heck is a quasar, anyway? You've got questions, and astrophysicist Paul Sutter has the answers! Submit questions via Twitter using #AskASpaceman or post to facebook.com/PaulMattSutter. Every week you will come closer to COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OF TIME AND SPACE!
 
“Can He Do That?” is The Washington Post’s politics podcast, exploring presidential power in the face of weakened institutions, a divided electorate and changing political norms. Led by host Allison Michaels, each episode asks a new question about this extraordinary moment in American history and answers with insight into how our government works, how to understand ongoing events, and the implications when so much about the current state of American life and the country’s politics is unlike ...
 
Join former House Speaker, professor, historian, and futurist Newt Gingrich as he shares his lifetime of knowledge and access to the world’s most interesting minds in a new series that covers all aspects of our society. From history to health, national security to science, Newt offers stories, conversations, and context to uncover new perspectives, knowledge and insight. This podcast isn’t about politics; it’s about exploring the past, present, and future to understand where we’ve been and w ...
 
So many of us have been given bad answers to good questions -- questions about God, suffering, prayer, fate, science, justice, and more -- often by people with pure intentions. But we needn't stop with those pat answers. You have permission to take both Christianity and the modern world very seriously, and this podcast will introduce you to people from across the Christian spectrum engaging these timeless and difficult questions in various ways.
 
Let's answer your perplexing questions. So buckle up, It's time to Science up! Presenting you easily digestible Science contents to Science up! yourself. So just tune in to our podcast episodes to give your curious minds the treat it needs. Visit https://scienceup.in/ for more info.
 
Space Radio is your weekly guide to the universe, featuring the latest news in astronomy, physics, space travel, and discussions on the nature of science and the relationship between science and society. The best part: answers to your questions about space and time! Hosted by astrophysicist and "Agent to the Stars" Paul M. Sutter.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
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Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists look into whether the COVID vaccines are making a difference and when pubs could reopen, how NASA plan to fly a helicopter on Mars which has barely any atmosphere, and count the educational cost of the lockdown.By BBC Radio 5 live
 
The 19th century notion of race as something rooted in biology and genetics is a well-debunked idea whose time has passed. But the more recent liberal conception of race as a social construct fails to acknowledge the ways in which race is lived in and through the body (something the COVID pandemic has thrown into sharp relief). This week we’re talk…
 
H.R.5, known as the Equality Act, puts the entirety of American civic and religious life under the thumb of radical activists. The Equality Act strikes biological sex from the 1964 Civil Rights Act, replacing it with “sexual orientation and gender identity.” The act will attack our religious freedom, our businesses, our schools and our families. Le…
 
This week I had the privilege of chatting with Dr. Brittany Kamai about her research into how to improve gravitational wave detectors – as well as how we can each generate gravitational waves. We also discussed how she became a driving force behind the #ShutDownSTEM movement. Brittany is Native Hawaiian, an astrophysicist, athlete, author, mentor, …
 
Good news on the Covid-19 vaccine front from the UK, why South Africa isn't using AstraZeneca's vaccine, is the Universe under threat from "strangelets", why has evolution not solved the ageing problem, why ice sticks to an empty glass, the PCR test for Covid-19, and how to stop cats killing wildlife... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporti…
 
On this episode of Red Menace Alyson and Breht discuss 'Philosophical Trends in the Feminist Movement' by Anuradha Ghandy Free text here: http://massalijn.nl/theory/philosophical-trends-in-the-feminist-movement/ Support Red Menace and get access to bonus monthly content on Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/TheRedMenace Learn more about the show…
 
In 2019, we answered a question about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge mass of plastic and other trash swirling around in the Pacific Ocean. Mary James heard that episode and was so inspired, she created a device to help clean up the plastic in the ocean. In this episode of But Why, we learn about her invention, the mermicorn! Download our l…
 
Listener Paula from Kenya is a computer scientist, she can’t help but notice the inequality in her workplace. With only 1 in 10 countries having female heads of state, there is no doubt that men are in charge. Paula wants to know if there is any scientific underpinning to this inequality? Perhaps it can be explained by our brains and bodies? Or doe…
 
In 1952, nearly 60,000 children in the United States were infected with the poliovirus and thousands were paralyzed. More than 3,000 children died. Dr. Jonas Salk and his research team at the University of Pittsburgh, launched the largest human vaccine trial in history, injecting nearly 2 million American children with a potential vaccine. On April…
 
Zaron Burnett’s dad didn’t want slavery to be his son’s only image of Black people in American history. So every night, he filled Zaron’s dreams with these incredible stories of Black cowboys. Despite what Hollywood taught us, one-in-four cowboys were Black. Their stories tell a bigger, braver, more honest history of America. Find Black Cowboys on …
 
A repository with millions of data points will track immunity and variant spread. To answer the big questions in the pandemic, researchers need access to data. But while a wealth has been collected, much of it isn’t collated or accessible to the people who need it. This week sees the launch of Global.health, a database that aims to collate an enorm…
 
Infectious disease and public health specialist Dr. Paul Carson shares the latest research that shows how faith and religious practice is good for health.------www.spokestreet.comwww.cathmed.orgFollow us on Facebook:@DoctorDoctorShowSubmit your question(s):Text (Holy Cross College text line) – 260-436-9598E-mail – Doctor@RedeemerRadio.comSubscribe …
 
What should the Republican party look like after Donald Trump? For many prominent establishment figures, including those behind The Lincoln Project, the GOP has lost its way. The only way back, they say, is to purge the forces that brought Trump to power. But others warn that rejecting the millions of voters who supported the former president is th…
 
In this week's show we answer three questions from Matilda & Tabitha, Cleo and Magnus with help from special guest expert the picture book writer and illustrator Kim Hillyard. Kim has written two picture books, one about a brave and strong fly called Mabel who decides to climb a mountain and the other about a hamster called Ned, which is a story ab…
 
This week’s special edition of CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks looks at the history and future of Black people in science. We delve into the the history of biased and false “race science” that for hundreds of years was used to justify slavery, exploitation and exclusion. This has left a terrible legacy in systemic racism that in the past and present ha…
 
On Today's Trivia Podcast Episode Annie and David are gearing up for their 100th episode and have 20 new questions: What is the name of the hill in Athens, Greece, on which the Parthenon is located? In biology, what is the term for an alteration in the nucleotide sequence of the genome of an organism? Dubbing his method "comparitive Dactyloscopy" i…
 
Can Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland rebuild confidence in the DOJ's independence? How might his efforts on Biden policies like combating far-right extremism and curbing police violence make the perception of an independent DOJ harder? Related reading and episodes The duty of a president during crisis Trump incited a mob. American Democracy…
 
My first act of peaceful engagement and deescalation in the budding culture war between conservative/traditional and progressive/deconstructing Christians. May we be humble and kind peacemakers even as we disagree on important issues. May we reject tribalism in all its forms, embracing God in every one of God's creatures.The interview from which I …
 
Episode 119: Gordon Lithgow talks about the biology of aging and prolonging lifespan Our guest today is Dr. Gordon Lithgow, a professor and vice president of Academic Affairs at the Buck Institute in Novato, California. Gordon’s research focuses on uncovering genes and small molecules that prolong lifespan through enhanced molecular stability. Beca…
 
First up, science journalist Julia Rosen talks with host Sarah Crespi about a growing fleet of radar satellites that will soon be able to detect minute rises and drops of Earth’s surface—from a gently deflating volcano to a water-swollen field—on a daily basis.Sarah also talks with Hui Cao, a professor of applied physics at Yale University, about a…
 
Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love) and Diona Reasonover (NCIS) get back in touch with their science roots and turn the tables on us in a new segment, Grill Bill and Query Corey! Check out Gillian and Diona's new podcast If/Then and subscribe here: link.chtbl.com/ifthen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
As AI systems have become more ubiquitous, people have begun to pay more attention to their ethical implications. Those implications are potentially enormous: Google’s search algorithm and Twitter’s recommendation system each have the ability to meaningfully sway public opinion on just about any issue. As a result, Google and Twitter’s choices have…
 
The surprising structure of protons, and a method for growing small intestines for transplantation. In this episode: 00:45 Probing the proton’s interior Although studied for decades, the internal structure of the proton is still throwing up surprises for physicists. This week, a team of researchers report an unexpected imbalance in the antimatter p…
 
We delve deep into the creepy, the crawly, the things that go BUMP in the night! That's right; we're talkin' fear! You can be a cozy robot. You'll get access to our exclusive Discord, weekly private videos, and special events. Find out more at https://cozyrobots.com. The Cozy Robot Show airs every Monday at 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern. You can watch …
 
In this episode, we're using our zoom ray to zoom way in and answer your questions about the COVID vaccine. What's in the COVID vaccine? How does it work? And how do they make it? We'll also look at how our fight against the new coronavirus has had a huge impact on another virus: influenza. And, we'll head to a stadium to learn what 95% effective m…
 
Efficacy, side effects, dosage, intervals: It seems like every day we're bombarded with new information about COVID-19 vaccines and how well they work (or don't) in the real world. But when this mishmash of headlines leads to confusion and mistrust, what can we do? Also the pandemic is shifting demographics — but in which direction?…
 
Researchers in Japan are trying to understand why thunderstorms fire out bursts of powerful radiation. Gamma rays – the highest-energy electromagnetic radiation in the universe – are typically created in extreme outer space environments like supernovae. But back in the 1980s and 1990s, physicists discovered a source of gamma rays much closer to hom…
 
Several months ago, Sarah told her best friend John she’s in love with him—but he doesn’t love her back. Now Sarah can’t get John out of her head, especially because they still talk all the time. How can Sarah move on from John? On this episode of How To!, we bring on Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist and the author of Anatomy of Love, to h…
 
What has happened to learning in the era of COVID-19? In this episode: the people living through the psychological consequences of future mass unemployment and what the government and higher education are going to do about it. Plus, will reopening schools cause another coronavirus outbreak? What did the WHO learn when they went to Wuhan? And the ca…
 
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On today’s show Perry and Valerie answer questions about… Can hair dye permanently stain skin? Will an herbal supplement help fight acne? Is this basic beauty routine ok? How do you treat post-COVID skin? Is polyethylene an actual microplastic in cosmetics? Beauty Science News Are houseplants good for your skin? 4 Ways to Ask a question - 1. Become…
 
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