Science Podcasts

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Sword and Scale

372 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 57.8K ratings
The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the dark side of humanity and human nature. Our stories delve into the worst of the worst and include murder...
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Radiolab

247 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 37.3K ratings
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 so...
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Hidden Brain

417 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 33K ratings
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
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Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain

205 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 30.4K ratings
Emma has a LOT on her mind. Good thing she has a podcast to talk about it all. Appropriately named, anything really does go on this podcast. Thoughts, conversations, and advice on topics from relat...
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Making Sense with Sam Harris

310 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 23.6K ratings
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 auth...
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Invisibilia

82 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 20.9K ratings
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 o...
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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

325 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 17.9K ratings
A weekly exploration of all the things Jonathan Van Ness (Queer Eye, Gay of Thrones) is curious about. Come on a journey with Jonathan and experts in their respective fields as they get curious abo...
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Ologies with Alie Ward

313 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 15.1K ratings
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 s...
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This Podcast Will Kill You

110 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 14.3K ratings
This podcast might not actually kill you, but it covers so many things that can. Each episode tackles a different disease, from its history, to its biology, and finally, how scared you need to be....
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StarTalk Radio

735 episodes - Latest episode: about 23 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 10.7K ratings
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...
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Science Vs

176 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★ - 9.4K ratings
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 h...
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Brains On! Science podcast for kids

236 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 9K ratings
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 t...
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Huberman Lab

58 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 6.1K ratings
The Huberman Lab Podcast discusses neuroscience: how our brain and its connections with the organs of our body controls our perceptions, our behaviors, and our health. We also discuss existing and ...
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Science Rules! with Bill Nye

152 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 4.5K ratings
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 abou...
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Mysterious Universe

111 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 4.4K ratings
Mysterious Universe is a weekly podcast featuring fascinatingly strange reports from all over the world. Always interesting and often hilarious, join hosts Aaron Wright and Benjamin Grundy as they ...
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Science Friday

299 episodes - Latest episode: about 11 hours ago - ★★★★ - 4.3K ratings
Brain fun for curious people.
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American Innovations

259 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.9K ratings
New episodes come out every Thursday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology ...
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EconTalk

886 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.7K ratings
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes ...
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The Paranormal Podcast

119 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.7K ratings
America's Top Paranormal Podcaster interviews the best known names in the paranormal about UFOs, Ghosts, Bigfoot, and everything paranormal! Guests have included Josh Gates, Chip Coffey, George Noo...
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Wild Thing

90 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 3.6K ratings
Wild Thing is a podcast about the strange and unusual things that capture our imaginations. It’s about the relationship between science and society. It’s about wild places, wild people, and wild id...
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Hillbilly Horror Stories

659 episodes - Latest episode: about 21 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 3.2K ratings
Hillbilly Horror Stories is a mostly paranormal show hosted by stand up comedian Jerry Paulley and his wife Tracy. They touch on all things eerie including true stories behind your favorite horror ...
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Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas

209 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.1K ratings
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...
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Real Ghost Stories Online

1,316 episodes - Latest episode: about 12 hours ago - ★★★★ - 2.9K ratings
A DAILY paranormal podcast filled with real ghost stories of horror, told by real people, hosted by Tony Brueski. Stories that encompass all areas of the paranormal, supernatural, demonic, ghost in...
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Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda

191 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.8K ratings
Learn to connect better with others in every area of your life. Immerse yourself in spirited conversations with people who know how hard it is, and yet how good it feels, to really connect with ot...
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Nutrition Facts with Dr. Greger

263 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.5K ratings
Have you ever wondered if there’s a natural way to lower your high blood pressure, guard against Alzheimers, lose weight, and feel better? Well as it turns out there is. Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM,...
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GraveYard Tales

193 episodes - Latest episode: about 19 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.5K ratings
We tell the stories of haunted places, ghost encounters, cryptid encounters, the paranormal, preternatural, and every oddity imaginable. And we have a few laughs while we're at it! Join your hosts ...
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Skeptoid

197 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.4K ratings
The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternativ...
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TheThinkingAtheist

497 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.3K ratings
Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A ...
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Very Bad Wizards

231 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.2K ratings
Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked ina...
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This Week in Virology

394 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
This Week in Virology is a netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick.