Best Scientific podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the future.
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Tune in every weekday for quick reports and commentaries on the world of science—it'll just take a minute
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Tune in every weekday for quick reports and commentaries on the world of science—it'll just take a minute
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Join host Steve Mirsky each week as he explores the latest developments in science and technology through interviews with leading scientists and journalists
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Podcasts and Resources on the Contemporary Social-Scientific Study of Religion
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
I am the founder of Scientific Nutrition and the author of The Optimized Guide to Intermittent Fasting and I want you to live a healthy life. In this workday show you will get a 5-10 minute update on something new or interesting in the world of health, fitness, or nutrition.
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Join host Steve Mirsky each week as he explores the latest developments in science and technology through interviews with leading scientists and journalists
 
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
 
Specialist and mainstream audiences alike rely on the Health Report to bring clarity to health and medical issues from social, scientific and political points of view.
 
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60-Second Science
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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. 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 www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
 
Join host Steve Mirsky each week as he explores the latest developments in science and technology through interviews with leading scientists and journalists
 
The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.
 
BFM’s signature show coincides with your most important meal of the day. Its healthy servings of lively, fresh insights from public policymakers and decision-makers of top multinationals. In the roll-call of interviewees are the likes of CIMB's Nazir Razak, then-Maybank CEO, Wahid Omar, YTL's Francis Yeoh, AirAsia's Tony Fernandes, EPF’s Azlan Zainol, Pemandu's Idris Jala, Khairy Jamaluddin, Tony Pua, Nobel laureates Joseph Stiglitz, Muhammad Yunus, Jim Rogers, and WPP’s Martin Sorrell to sc ...
 
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Invisibilia
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Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
 
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.
 
Enhance your energy, lose weight, boost your performance, and look better than ever in your bathing suit with the Get-Fit Guy! If you want to begin an exercise routine and don't know where to start, or if you've been working out for a while and aren't getting the results you want, host Brock Armstrong will give you the tips you need to reach all of your fitness goals. Get expert information and advice on everything from toning your arms, butt, and abs, to blasting fat fast, to running a 5K a ...
 
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Dr Karl on triplej
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Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Zan Rowe and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triplej listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers! Thursdays from 11am EST.
 
Specialist and mainstream audiences alike rely on the Health Report to bring clarity to health and medical issues from social, scientific and political points of view.
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing has been published in more than 20 languages. Mr. Harris and his work ...
 
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Wow in the World
Weekly
 
Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.
 
Join host Steve Mirsky each week as he explores the latest developments in science and technology through interviews with leading scientists and journalists
 
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Science Talk
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Science Talk is a weekly science audio show covering the latest in the world of science and technology. Join Steve Mirsky each week as he explores cutting-edge breakthroughs and controversial issues with leading scientists and journalists. He is also an articles editor and columnist at Scientific American magazine. His column, "Antigravity," is one of science writing's great humor venues. Also check our daily podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived ...
 
Weekly podcasts from Science Magazine, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.
 
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Earth Ancients
Weekly
 
Earth Ancients chronicles the growing (and often suppressed) evidence of known and unknown civilizations, their ruined cities, and artifacts developed from advanced science and technology. Erased from the pages of time, these cultures discovered and charted the heavens, developed medicine and unleashed advancements that parallel and, in many cases, surpass our own. Join us and discover our lost history.Armed with the thousands of anomalous archeological discoveries which have not been covere ...
 
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and p ...
 
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Occult Knowledge
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The name says it all. We explore information that is hidden from the general public view but without deviating from critical scientific skepticism.
 
The ID The Future (IDTF) podcast carries on Discovery Institute's mission of exploring the issues central to evolution and intelligent design. IDTF is a short podcast providing you with the most current news and views on evolution and ID. IDTF delivers brief interviews with key scientists and scholars developing the theory of ID, as well as insightful commentary from Discovery Institute senior fellows and staff on the scientific, educational and legal aspects of the debate.
 
Exploring the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth to a future where humans live in space! Fun Kids Science Weekly is hosted by Dan and is the perfect science podcast for kids and families everywhere. Each week, you'll find episodes from series like Deep Space High, Age of the Dinosaurs and Professor Hallux. There's also a special guest, top experts answering all your science questions and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also ...
 
Burroughs’ second book in the classic Barsoom series, The Gods of Mars is a scientific fiction novel following the adventures of John Carter as he returns to Mars after a ten year hiatus in the hope of being reunited with his wife, child and the Red Martian people. First published as a five-part serial in a pulp magazine in the course of 1913, the novel was later published as a whole in 1918. A tale of audacity, honor, optimism, and perseverance, Burroughs successfully builds on to the previ ...
 
The Mystic-Skeptic Radio Show/Podcast asks the tough questions and explores different alternatives to today’s pressing issues, theories or enigmas. The podcast is devoted to the exploration of all things mystical, philosophical, scientific, political conspiratorial, and cosmic. Join us in an exploration of the mystic-skeptic mind-space You can visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mystic-and-the-Skeptic/1509946599296195?ref=hl or watch our youtube channel: https://www.y ...
 
You have questions and A Moment of Science has answers. Short science videos and audio science podcasts provide the scientific story behind some of life\'s most perplexing mysteries. There\'s no need to be blinded by science. Explore it, have fun with it, but most of all learn from it. A Moment of Science is a production of WFIU Public Media from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
 
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
 
In this podcast I discuss a variety of topics in both the natural and social sciences, exploring the many fascinating insights that the scientific method yields about the world around us.
 
Physics is full of captivating stories, from ongoing endeavours to explain the cosmos to ingenious innovations that shape the world around us. In the Physics World Stories podcast, Andrew Glester talks to the people behind some of the most intriguing and inspiring scientific stories. Listen to the podcast to hear from a diverse mix of scientists, engineers, artists and other commentators. Find out more about the stories in this podcast by visiting the Physics World website. If you enjoy what ...
 
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Mysteries Abound
Monthly
 
A podcast about mysteries from anywhere and everywhere - the unusual, the strange, the perplexing and the down-right odd. Scientific, historical mysteries, unusual stories and events as well as the paranormal will be featured on this podcast.
 
Periodic audiocasts from American Scientist, a publication of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
 
A sentimental short story praised for its moving plot and condemnation of scientific experimentation on animals, Mark Twain efficiently delivers a truly captivating piece. First appearing in Harper’s Magazine in 1903, A Dog's Tale was later published as a pamphlet for the National Anti-Vivisection Society. The tale focuses on the life of Aileen, a misunderstood dog who experiences the ups and downs of life, while cruelly subjected to suffering because of the shallow belief of her inferiority ...
 
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Reinvention Radio
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Reinvention Radio – where ‘normal’ comes to die; ‘mediocrity’ meets its final demise; and, ‘the status quo’ is unabashedly dismantled. Steve Olsher, New York Times bestselling author of What Is Your WHAT? Discover The ONE Amazing Thing You Were Born To Do; founder and Chairman of Liquor.com; creator of The Reinvention Workshop; and 25+ year entrepreneur who has built four multimillion-dollar businesses, scours the planet to bring you the world’s foremost social, business, political, technolo ...
 
Greg Foot and his guests look for the facts behind the fads and search for the scientific evidence behind a product’s bold claims.
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing has been published in more than 20 languages. Mr. Harris and his work ...
 
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In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Nick Bostrom about the problem of existential risk. They discuss public goods, moral illusions, the asymmetry between happiness and suffering, utilitarianism, "the vulnerable world hypothesis," the history of nuclear deterrence, the possible need for "turnkey totalitarianism," ...…
 
On this episode of ID the Future, Andrew McDiarmid talks with science historian Michael Keas on pioneering mathematical astronomer Johannes Kepler, based on Keas’ new work from ISI Books, Unbelievable: 7 Myths About the History and Future of Science and Religion. Kepler studied theology before turning to math and science, and it was his belief ...…
 
In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Nick Bostrom about the problem of existential risk. They discuss public goods, moral illusions, the asymmetry between happiness and suffering, utilitarianism, "the vulnerable world hypothesis," the history of nuclear deterrence, the possible need for "turnkey totalitarianism," ...…
 
A candid discussion with Nancy Ross about Mormon women’s experiences with wearing LDS garments. From the paper “LDS Garments and Agency: A Qualitative Study of Meaning” by Nancy Ross and Jessica Finnigan: “The form of LDS garments has changed over time, from wrist-to-ankle, single-piece long underwear, to versions that included short sleeves an ...…
 
Scientists have shown that many blind people develop enhanced hearing abilities.
 
Have you ever thought about starting a business, being your own boss, making all the decisions? Indigenous business is a growing sector which provides employment and training in urban and regional communities. We meet four female business owners who are part of an expanding network of indigenous entrepreneurs.…
 
Regulating end of life intervention is fraught and raises philosophical and moral questions about our approach to death and suffering.
 
According to a report from Mindgardens, a Sydney-based neuroscience alliance, the economic cost of brain and nervous system disorders, mental health issues and substance abuse in Australia is $74 billion per year.
 
A leading researcher is calling for action in remote Australia to deal with a preventable epidemic of sexually transmissible infections.
 
According to a new report from the Grattan Institute, two million Australians who need dental care avoid or delay going to the dentist because of the cost.
 
Incorporating exercise into your everyday life. A universal dental care scheme. STIs in remote Australia. The burden of brain disorders.
 
What if you could transfer the principles of high intensity interval training — short spurts of exercise that get the blood pumping, to this incidental movement we do every day?
 
Throughout the centuries, music has inspired philosophers. Some thought it was dangerous other found it metaphysically profound or very suspicious. Goetz Richter discusses the perplexity philosophers feel when facing (the) music.
 
Guy Raz and his horse Bucky just got back from a frustrating riding lesson. Mindy is on the roof of her gingerbread mansion dressed as a horsefly. And Dennis is, well....just being Dennis. And before this episode is over, YOU will know the newly discovered reason behind why Zebras have stripes! Prepare to be DAZZLED as Guy Raz and Mindy explore ...…
 
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Will our Sun shine bright forever, or will it die a fiery death? Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty explains will happen when our Sun runs out fuel, and what that means for the future of Earth and of our solar system. If you want to know about the lifespan of Tyrannosaurus rex, watch this week's Dino video: https://youtu.be/wSTJT1rAhbE#Sun #SolarSys ...…
 
When the US sneezes, other countries get a cold. With eyes already turning forward to the 2020 Presidential elections, we speak to Roger Fisk, campaign strategist to former US President Barack Obama, for his experience over three presidential campaigns and his insight into the US's changing campaign landscape.…
 
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Dr. Jon Klimo is widely considered to be the world's leading authority on the subject of channeling and author of the definitive work on the topic, Channeling: Investigations on Receiving Information from Paranormal Sources (1988, 1998), which has been translated into 8 different languages. Dr. Klimo has undergraduate and graduate degrees from ...…
 
Paleontologist Aki Watanabe reveals what took Tyrannosaurus rex from tiny hatchling to mega predator, as well as the evidence scientists use to learn more about a dinosaur’s lifespan.If you want to learn even more about the ultimate predator, visit our new exhibition all about T. rex: https://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/t-rex-the-ultimate-predator ...…
 
On this week's Science Weekly, why blood is red and do we really know if a meteor killed the dinosaurs? Dan answers your questions, plus we learn about a creature from the depths of the ocean that can go three months between meals and sweats slime with Dangerous Dan and Dan chats to biologist Nessa Carey all about gene editing. And, of course w ...…
 
Understanding not memorization the key to learning mathsNew approach to teaching hopes to improve retention in STEMCarl Sagan inspires search for life beyond EarthElements of interest to AustraliaRacial prejudice from teachers lessens student results
 
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On this episode of ID the Future from the vault, Ray Bohlin interviews Michael Behe about irreducible complexity and evolution. Despite claims at the publishing of the book that in the coming years science would discover how molecular machines evolved, Behe notes that Darwinists have made no progress in explaining irreducible complexity. Please ...…
 
A newly discovered cave could very well be tens of thousands of years old, and dangerous to explore.
 
What is the relationship between the version of you that lives online and the one that walks around the earth? We think of our online selves as shadow versions of us which we can control. But in this age when facts are malleable, something strange is happening: our online selves are sometimes eclipsing our real ones, even when we don't want the ...…
 
The Health Report would like to share with you a story from the ABC RN program Science Friction. Lolita had one of the world's first uterus transplants — then what happened?
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports.
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Host Sarah Crespi talks with Staff Writer Daniel Clery about the many, many theories surrounding fast radio bursts—extremely fast, intense radio signals from outside the galaxy—and a new telescope coming online that may help sort them out.Also this week, Sarah talks with Staff Writer Jennifer Couzin-Frankel about her story on researchers’ attem ...…
 
Magpie jays are omnivorous and known for their intelligence, curiosity and boisterous vocalizations. Some magpies behave very differently from others.
 
Dato Noor Farida talks about the roadmap for retribution, reparation and rebuke for past transgressions at the Human Resources Development Fund and its future role in training Malaysians for a globalised future. She also discusses her efforts for a more moderate Malaysia in her role as a member of the G25, an informal grouping of senior Malay c ...…
 
Geological forces drove our evolution in East Africa; mountainous terrain led to the development of democracy in Greece; today voting behaviour in the US follows the bed of an ancient sea. The human story is shaped by planet Earth.
 
On this episode of ID the Future, biochemist Michael Behe talks with Andrew McDiarmid about Behe’s new book, Darwin Devolves: The New Science About DNA That Challenges Evolution. Behe shares about his thinking on evolution as a post-doc, talks about the history of biology, and discusses why the turn of the millennium has been the perfect time t ...…
 
Why do people have different eye colours? Why don't plastic containers dry properly in the dishwasher? What is glow-in-the dark chicken? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, with host Linda Marigliano on triple j Mornings.
 
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