Science Podcasts

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Sword and Scale

354 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 50.9K 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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Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain

98 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days 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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65 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 19.6K 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

171 episodes - Latest episode: about 8 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 17.6K 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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StarTalk Radio

672 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 9.8K 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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Short Wave

386 episodes - Latest episode: about 4 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 4.8K 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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American Innovations

209 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.7K ratings
DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, someti...
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Wild Thing

83 episodes - Latest episode: 20 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.5K 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

454 episodes - Latest episode: about 20 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.9K 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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Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda

152 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 2.6K 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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GraveYard Tales

158 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.2K 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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Very Bad Wizards

213 episodes - Latest episode: about 17 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.1K 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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Personality Hacker Podcast

442 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
Make better decisions based on how your mind works. Personality Hacker teaches you the coding language of your mind and how to use it to create great relationships - a fulfilling career and happine...
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This Week in Virology

283 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.4K ratings
This Week in Virology is a netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. The Glenn Show artwork The Glenn Show

77 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
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Physician Assistant Exam Review

99 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
We review core medical knowledge on a continuous basis for the physician assistant preparing for the PANRE.
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TED Health

211 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 957 ratings
What does exercise do to your brain? Can psychedelics treat depression? From smart daily habits to new medical breakthroughs, welcome to TED Health. TED speakers answer questions you never ...
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Behavior Bitches

114 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 882 ratings
Ever wonder why guys always assume you’re down to get dirty within 3 seconds of meeting them? Why you keep making the same bad decisions and getting back with your crummy ex? Why you can’t stick to...
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Inquiring Minds

380 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 800 ratings
Each week we bring you a new, in-depth exploration of the space where science and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though scien...
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Earth Ancients

376 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★ - 767 ratings
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 f...
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TED Talks Science and Medicine

307 episodes - Latest episode: 21 days ago - ★★★★ - 641 ratings
Some of the world's greatest scientists, doctors and medical researchers share their discoveries and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can ...
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Skeptiko – Science at the Tipping Point

171 episodes - Latest episode: about 22 hours ago - ★★★ - 634 ratings
Explore controversial science with leading researchers and their critics... the leading source for intelligent skeptic-versus-believer debate...
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On a Mission

32 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★ - 625 ratings
This podcast shares thrilling stories about NASA missions, told through the lives of those who make space exploration possible.
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Psychology In Seattle Podcast

799 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 600 ratings
A psychology podcast that is both educational and entertaining.
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Paranormal Mysteries Podcast

406 episodes - Latest episode: about 8 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 583 ratings
Join the host of Paranormal Mysteries Nic Ryan as he takes you on a weekly journey into the strange, but true world of unexplained and supernatural phenomena. Show topics include historical account...
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Tooth and Claw

31 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 516 ratings
True stories of the most extreme wild animal attacks ever documented.
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Ducks Unlimited Podcast

244 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 460 ratings
Ducks Unlimited Podcast is a constant discussion of all things waterfowl. From in-depth hunting tips and tactics, to waterfowl biology, research, science, and habitat updates. The DU Podcast is the...
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Ask a Spaceman!

157 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 438 ratings
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 quest...
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This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

153 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 425 ratings
The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.
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The Titanium Physicists Podcast

96 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 422 ratings
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 adv...