Science Podcasts

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Stupid Genius with Emma Chamberlain

40 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 25.4K ratings
Stupid Genius is the brainchild of YouTuber, Emma Chamberlain. In every episode she takes a puzzling question, like "Why do onions make us cry?," and is given three guesses to try to solve it. Will...
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Making Sense with Sam Harris

191 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 19.1K 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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56 episodes - Latest episode: 28 days ago - ★★★★★ - 16.9K 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

100 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 16.1K 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

125 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 8.7K 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 ...
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StarTalk Radio

570 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 8K 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 astronom...
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Brains On! Science podcast for kids

162 episodes - Latest episode: 17 days ago - ★★★★★ - 4.7K ratings
Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Co-hosted each week by kid scientists and reporters from public radio, we ask questions ranging from the sci...


24 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3K 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

15 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.9K ratings
Believe in Bigfoot? Think it’s total BS? Host Laura Krantz spent a year in the woods and in the lab, trying to answer that question. What she found might surprise even the staunchest non-believer. ...
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Hillbilly Horror Stories

234 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 2.3K 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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Short Wave

70 episodes - Latest episode: about 6 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.2K ratings
New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — all in about 10 minutes, every weekday. It's science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join hos...
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13 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 2.2K ratings
“Truer, but also darker.” This is the real origin story behind America’s decision to go to the moon. The story we learn starts with Sputnik, then President Kennedy’s challenge, and ends with triump...


44 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
My name is John David Booter. I am not a podcaster. In fact, I've never made a podcast. I am an award winning documentary filmmaker from Davistown, Pennsylvania who has never made a film. Done Dis...
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How To Do Everything

210 episodes - Latest episode: about 3 years ago - ★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
We're half advice show, half survival guide. We answer all your questions, from how to find a date, to how to find water in the desert.
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GraveYard Tales

101 episodes - Latest episode: about 3 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K 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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Personality Hacker Podcast

373 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
Personality Hacker teaches you the coding language of your mind and how to use it to create great relationships - a fulfilling career and happiness. Are you born with your personality, or does it ...
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Patient Zero

9 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
How are medical mysteries solved? And what happens when questions remain? Patient Zero is an investigation of the spaces where people and pathogens collide. This season, we take a deep dive...
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You Are Not So Smart

169 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1K ratings
You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology that celebrates science and self delusion. In each episode, we explore what we've learned so far about reasoning, biases, judgments, and decision-mak...
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Physician Assistant Exam Review

86 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 908 ratings
We review core medical knowledge on a continuous basis for the physician assistant preparing for the PANRE.
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223 episodes - Latest episode: 19 days ago - ★★★★★ - 891 ratings
MonsterTalk: The Science Show About Monsters is a free audio podcast that critically examines the science behind cryptozoological (and legendary) creatures, such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, ...
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TEDTalks Health

166 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★ - 882 ratings
From way-new medical breakthroughs to smart daily health habits, doctors and researchers share their discoveries about medicine and well-being onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner...
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Chicken Thistle Farm CoopCast

164 episodes - Latest episode: about 3 years ago - ★★★★★ - 822 ratings
Sharing our small farm stories and skills along our farming, gardening and homesteading journey. Visit the farm for an informative and sometimes irreverent tour through our garden, livestock pastur...
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Reasonable Doubts Podcast

173 episodes - Latest episode: over 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 804 ratings
Reasonable Doubts takes an informative and humorous look at religion from a freethinking perspective; offering news and commentary of interest to skeptics, atheists, agnostics, humanists, courageou...
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Inquiring Minds

329 episodes - Latest episode: 17 days ago - ★★★★ - 754 ratings
Each week Inquiring Minds brings you a new, in-depth exploration of the space where science, politics, and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the wor...
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Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria

290 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 748 ratings
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 to...
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120 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 747 ratings
Our connection to the outdoors runs deep in our DNA, but our relationship to the natural world can be complicated. From the unintended human costs of clean energy, to the murky ethics of hi...
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Strange Matters Podcast

100 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★ - 698 ratings
Discussing the Bizarre, Mysterious, & Unexplained
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26 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 671 ratings
A podcast about the left turns, missteps, and lucky breaks that make science happen.
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This Week in Virology

111 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 614 ratings
This Week in Virology is a netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick.
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Houston We Have a Podcast

127 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 593 ratings
If you’re fascinated by the idea of humans traveling through space and curious about how that all works, you’ve come to the right place. This is the official podcast of the NASA Johnson Space Cente...