Best Astrophysics podcasts we could find (Updated November 2018)
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Welcome to the quantum podcast! Your place to learn more about complicated concepts in physics explained in a simple way. Hope you enjoy, leave a review :) If you have any suggestions or questions, drop me an email:
You're the Expert
Three comedians try to guess what a leading expert does all day and learn why their research is important. You're the Expert brings academia out of the Ivory Tower and into your iPhone. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.
Fresh Air
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
STEM Voices
Interviews related to science, technology, artificial intelligence and space.
Each week, Campus Beat welcomes a new guest from the Queen’s community to discuss news, issues, upcoming events, initiatives, and services for the benefit of Queen’s students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
How Do We Fix It?
From politics to the personal, we're about solutions. Our weekly podcast features two friends and longtime journalists. Join Richard Davies (ABC News) and Jim Meigs (Popular Mechanics) as they challenge authors, experts and provocateurs in a search for positive, practical ideas. Guests include Alan Dershowitz, a noted legal scholar and defender of civil liberties; Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" and Lenore Skenazy, founder of "Free Range Kids." Topics include politics, parenting, personal finance, ...
On Point | Books
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
I love talking to people with PhDs. To me someone with a PhD is not that far removed from say and artist, musician or writer. They have chosen to explore a topic in-depth and become the leading authority in the world on that subject. So join me as we Pile it high and Deep with doctorates from around around the world as we explore their journey's their research and what they have done with all that knowledge they shoved into their brains.
The AI Podcast
AI has been described as “Thor’s Hammer“ and “the new electricity.” But it’s also a bit of a mystery – even to those who know it best. We’ll connect with some of the world’s leading AI experts to explain how it works, how it’s evolving, and how it intersects with every facet of human endeavor. This podcast is produced by NVIDIA, the AI computing company. Multiple episodes are released every month.
Nature Podcast
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.
Baum on Books
StarTalk Radio
Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.
What's on the 4th Floor? (2017-10-21T14:35:57.000Z)
Awesome Astronomy explores the frontiers of science, space and our evolving understanding of the universe. Join Ralph, Paul & Jeni for informative and fun astronomy programmes dedicated to space and astronomy news and occasional podcast extras covering hot topics and special interviews in the world of science and astronomy.
Emmy Award—winning producer, actor, and comedian Larry Wilmore is back on the air, hosting a podcast where he weighs in on the issues of the week and interviews guests in the worlds of politics, entertainment, culture, sports, and beyond.
JUST LIKE YOUR FAMILY, EXCEPT WE PAY THEM TO STAY TOGETHER.Willy, Kim and Alece are Vancouver’s dysfunctional Rock N’ Roll wake up. Connecting with listeners both on air and online, Willy gives listeners and guests the rock star treatment.Willy In The Morning – 6am to 10am weekday mornings. ONLY on Rock 101. Greatest Hits 70’s, 80’s & 90’s.
The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast is a project that is publishing one podcast per day, 5 to 10 minutes in duration, for all 365 days of 2009. The podcast episodes are written, recorded and produced by people around the world. We are looking for individual
Video and audio podcasts from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory feature the latest news on space and science findings from JPL and NASA. Topics include discoveries made by spacecraft studying planets in our solar system, including Mars, Saturn and our home planet, Earth. Missions also study stars and galaxies in our universe. Other topics cover tips for amateur astronomers and updates from the Mars Rover and Cassini missions.
60-Second Space
Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of astronomy and space exploration. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to
Are you searching for 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 discoveries in science. Join us as they share their greatest failures, most staggering successes, candid career advice, and what drives them forward in life and science.
Dr. Ben Tippett and his team of physicists believe that anyone can understand physics. Black Holes! Lightning! Coronal Mass Ejections! Quantum Mechanics! Fortnightly, they explain a topic from advanced physics, using explanations, experiments and fun metaphors to a non-physicist guest. Visit the website to see a list of topics sorted by physics field.
Dr. Farid Holakouee is a Clinical Psychologist and host of "In Session" on Radio Hamrah where he covers topics relevant to psychology and mental health. The show brings awareness, challenges taboos and stigmas related to mental heath, and helps promote a culture of understanding and knowledge. The program consists of several formats, including taking live callers, fireside chats, and interviews and discussions with a variety of guests.
Cosmic Chatter
Keep up with the latest in astronomy, space science, and human exploration in this public-level podcast. For more Cosmic Chatter, visit or follow @cosmic_chatter on Twitter
A podcast hosted by two friends that talk about things our friends want to hear about. Commentary and discussion about stuff we find interesting: everything from sports, politics, society and culture, healthcare, technology, etc. Disclaimer: Don't listen to us. We know what's going on about as much as you do. In fact, why are you still here? PLEASE RATE, REVIEW, AND SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS! Send feedback, topics ideas, and heaping praise to Website: www.podcastf ...
Making You An Expert On Everything
Referee Brandon Chalmers sits down with the members and friends of The Greatest Live Art Competition in the Known Universe to learn about everything he knows nothing about!
Likely Stories
So many books, so little time! Jim McKeown hosts this weekly review of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and biographies. Jim is a lifelong voracious reader who learned to read by the “rule of 50" - if he’s not engaged in the characters, the prose, or the plot by page 50, he puts in a book mark and returns it to the shelf. Likely Stories is a production of KWBU in Waco, Texas.
Blue Dot
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.
Hungover Podcast
This is the Hungover podcast soundcloud! We are two guys that like to talk about a whole slew of topics ranging from video games to politics. The podcast usually runs around an hour and shenanigans will ensue as we are two good friends having a conversation. We would love to answer any viewer or listener questions should there be any as we are always happy to converse with our audience. Thanks for listening, and enjoy!We're also on Google play: ...
Nick n James Podcast
Nick n James London Podcast about philosophy, astro / meta / quantum physics, neuroscience, new age information and tech. Collective and super consciousness, the shift is happening NOW.
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Killing the SS (Unabridged) Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard - contributor Genre: History Price: $23.95 Publish Date: October 9, 2018 © ℗ © 2018 Macmillan Audio
The Reckoning: A Novel (Unabridged) John Grisham Genre: Mystery Price: $26.95 Publish Date: October 23, 2018 © ℗ © 2018 Random House Audio
Dark Sacred Night: A Ballard and Bosch Novel (Unabridged) Michael Connelly Genre: Mystery Price: $26.95 Publish Date: October 30, 2018 © ℗ © 2018 Little, Brown & Company
Past Tense: A Jack Reacher Novel (Unabridged) Lee Child Genre: Mystery Price: $26.95 Publish Date: November 5, 2018 © ℗ © 2018 Random House Audio
Nine Perfect Strangers (Unabridged) Liane Moriarty Genre: Fiction Price: $28.95 Publish Date: November 6, 2018 © ℗ © 2018 Macmillan Audio
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life (Unabridged) Mark Manson Genre: Self Development Price: $22.95 Publish Date: September 13, 2016 © ℗ © 2016 HarperAudio
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life (Unabridged) Jen Sincero Genre: Self Development Price: $20.95 Publish Date: September 16, 2013 © ℗ © 2013 Tantor Audio
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win (Unabridged) Jocko Willink & Leif Babin Genre: Business Price: $23.95 Publish Date: October 19, 2015 © ℗ © 2015 Macmillan Audio
Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be (Unabridged) Rachel Hollis Genre: Self Development Price: $23.95 Publish Date: February 6, 2018 © ℗ © 2018 Thomas Nelson
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. (Unabridged) Brené Brown Genre: Self Development Price: $20.95 Publish Date: October 9, 2018 © ℗ © 2018 Random House Audio
This week we make you an expert on OktoberfestBy (Just Say Mehbe).
Today Ivan and Julien discuss the FDA's plans to ban most flavored e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes, the Xbox X018 conference, and a newly elected Texas State Senator that happens to have composed the music for Dragon Ball Z (English dub).Want the .mp3? Check us out on soundcloud: Play: https://pla ...…
"Every surface, every bit of air, every bit of water in your home is alive," says scientist Rob Dunn. His new book, 'Never Home Alone,' examines the bacteria, fungi, viruses, parasites and insects we live with — from armpit bacteria to black mold in our walls. Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'A Ladder to the Sky' by John Boyne. She calls i ...… Sydney Downey, staffer in Queen’s Human Resources and Committee member for the Thrive Initiative at Queen’s joins us in studio to discuss mental wellness and fitness and the many activities the Thrive Committee is engaged in to facilitate wellness among faculty, staff and ...… Streamed live November 9, 2018. We're always interested in the surface features of the planets and moons in the Solar System, but that's only skin deep. It turns out, these worlds have an interesting inner life too. Thanks to the science of seismology, we can peer into our planet and learn how it work ...…
Dr. Dennis Riley is Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Galera Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotech company discovering and developing innovative cancer treatments. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis. Dennis and his colleagues have been developing synthetic enzymes that target undesired o ...…
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - When asteroid hunters find a moving point of light in the night sky they have no idea of what the object is or where it m ...…
Comet 46P Wirtanen is about to make its closest approach to Earth since its discovery in 1948. Hear how to get outside and see the potentially naked eye comet! Short bio: Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the EPO group at NOAO and works on the Galileoscope ...…
Religion scholar Elaine Pagels lost her young son to terminal illness and her husband a year later in an accident. Her new book, 'Why Religion?' combines memoir and biblical scholarship and reflects on loss and faith. Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews the album 'Interstate Gospel' from the country trio Pistol Annies, comprised of Ashley Monroe, Mi ...…
Not many modern astronauts become household names. Chris Hadfield's moustached countenance has become an iconic exception since his final spaceflight as Commander of the International Space Station in 2013. His autobiographical lessons on life, An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth, was a bestseller and amazing chronicle of why spaceflight matt ...…
Terry Gross spoke with Queen lead guitarist Brian May in 2010 about recording the many vocals in 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' writing the anthem 'We Will Rock You' and getting a PhD in astrophysics. The new biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' about Freddie Mercury and the meteoric rise of Queen, is now in theaters. Also, film critic Justin Chang reviews the Co ...…
Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts a wibbly wobbly, timey wimey evening of time travel, quantum states, and wormholes recorded live at NY Comic Con 2018. Featuring Chuck Nice, theoretical physicist Brian Greene, and the Impractical Jokers’ James "Murr" Murray. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-fr ...…
Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts a wibbly wobbly, timey wimey evening of time travel, quantum states, and wormholes recorded live at NY Comic Con 2018. Featuring Chuck Nice, theoretical physicist Brian Greene, and the Impractical Jokers’ James "Murr" Murray. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-fr ...…
Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior. David Folkenflik explores the allure of the Great Lakes – and the perils facing them – with Dan Egan. Streamed live Nov 6, 2018. Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Special Guest: "Tonight Fraser interviews Colin Stuart, author of How to Live in Space, which is available now. Visit for information about buying your own copy. Colin is a science speaker and author, as w ...…
Larry Wilmore sits down with Tracee Ellis Ross to talk about campaigning for candidates (6:03), working together on ‘Blackish’ (20:14), how she stays grounded in Hollywood (43:40), and the #MeToo movement (51:17).
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice enter the ring with legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard and neurologist and ringside physician Dr. Anthony Alessi as we investigate the sweet, sweet science of boxing. Ding, Ding!…
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice enter the ring with legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard and neurologist and ringside physician Dr. Anthony Alessi as we investigate the sweet, sweet science of boxing. Ding, Ding!…
In 2015, Saudi Arabia initiated a bombing campaign against Yemen that contributed to what is now the world's largest humanitarian crisis. Today, 14 million people in Yemen face starvation. Journalist Robert Worth says the country is "no longer a functioning state" — and that Americans share some of the blame, since the Obama administration back ...…
What are the most inspiring, exasperating, unique, important, and first-in-our-lifetime results from the Midterm Elections? In this special edition, Jim and Richard give their Quick Fixes take on how American voted. We discuss: Donald Trump's turnout gift, why the economy played a far larger role than election analysts admit; the serious proble ...…
First of a collection of stories about horses admired by generations of young readers.By (Jim McKeown).
Today on Space Radio: The end of Kepler, Why did Kepler need fuel anyway? Does space stretch as the universe expands? Is the Higgs Boson safe? Hypotheses art exhibit, and more! Join the show recording every Thursday at 4pm ET by calling 888-581-0708. More info available at Support the show on Patreon. Follow on Twitter | ...…
November 07, 2018 Clinical Psychologist Dr. Tabasom Vahidi discusses OCD and other Anxiety Disorders by Dr. Farid Holakouee
November 05, 2018 Discussion on the book "The Courage to be Disliked," Why You Should Vote by Dr. Farid Holakouee
'New York Times Magazine' journalist Janet Reitman says domestic counter-terrorism strategists ignored the rising danger of far-right extremism — which enabled the movement to grow and become more dangerous. Juan Gabriel Vásquez's novel, 'The Shape Of The Ruins,' centers on the 1948 assassination of Colombian political leader Jorge Eliécer Gait ...…
In this podcast extra episode we're talking to Libby Jackson, physicist and engineer, who's the Manager of Human Spaceflight and Microgravity at the UK Space Agency and was a European ISS flight controller and the spokesperson for Tim Peake’s spaceflight. • Being weightless • The value of space research to everyday life • Following your dreams ...…
This week, building a cell from the bottom up, and a Breakthough Prize winner
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips and John Wildridge produce. The Discussion: Jeni’s tells us about her gig at the Cardiff Book Talk and an upcoming talk at Usk Astronomical Society, Paul had a hairy moment giving a talk on the Herschels only to find their descendants in the room and we run through listeners’ em ...…
Author Andrew Delbanco says the 1850 law paved the way for the Civil War by endangering the lives of both escaped slaves and free black men and women in the North. His book is 'The War Before The War.' Also, film critic Justin Chang reviews the psychological thriller 'Burning.'
How much energy is needed to blow up the Sun? How is this connected to the idea of binding energy? Where is all the energy in the universe? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Support the show: All episodes: Follow on Twitter: ...…
This week we make you an expert on DivorceBy (Just Say Mehbe).
Religion scholar Elaine Pagels lost her young son to terminal illness and her husband a year later in an accident. Her new book combines memoir and biblical scholarship reflects on loss and faith. Also, Lloyd Schwartz visits two art exhibitions — the Met's big Delacroix retrospective and the Morgan Library's Pontormo collection.…
Photographer Jimmy Nelson is out with a stunning new book of pictures and stories of indigenous people around the world — as they see themselves, not as we see them. Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Nelson. Streamed live Oct 31, 2018. To really study something you want to reach out and touch it. But what can you do if you're separated by huge distance. You reach out with electromagnetic or sound waves and watch how they bounce back. Thanks to radar, sonar and lidar. We've added a new way to donate to 365 ...…
Dr. Kathryn (Katie) Whitehead is an Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University where she also holds a courtesy appointment in Biomedical Engineering. Research in Katie’s lab group focuses on therapeutic drug delivery. Their goal is to make the process of drug delivery more efficient by sending medicine only to the ...…
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