Best Science podcasts we could find (Updated January 2018)
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Science Friday
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Brain fun for curious people.
 
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Science Vs
Monthly+
 
There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet Media that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don't have to. This season we tackle immigration, climate change, true love and artificial sweeteners.
 
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Science
Rare
 
Science news
 
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The Science Hour
Weekly
 
Science news and highlights of the week
 
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Science Vs
Daily
 
Science journalist Wendy Zukerman dissects the latest fad framing itself as scientific fact, wading through the mass of information so you don't have to.
 
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BBC Inside Science
Weekly
 
Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
 
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Science Magazine Podcast
Weekly
 
Weekly podcasts from Science Magazine, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.
 
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Science Podcast
Daily+
 
This podcast is closing. We really love having you listen to RN but we need to let you know that we’ll be closing our subject based podcasts (don’t worry—we aren’t cancelling any shows). To keep hearing stories and interviews from RN, search for your favourite shows in the ABC Radio App or subscribe in your preferred podcasting app. If you’re looking for something new to wrap your ears around, visit the RN website where there’s plenty for you to discover.
 
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Diet Science
Monthly
 
Diet Science is a fun 7 to 8 minute weekly program with insights and straight scoops on today's health and diet issues from Dee McCaffrey, CDC. Dee is an Organic Chemist who lost 100 pounds, nearly half her body weight, and has kept it off for 20 years by staying away from processed foods. She's the author of The Science of Skinny, released by Perseus June 2012, and The Science of Skinny Cookbook, which was released December 2014.
 
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Science : NPR
Daily
 
The latest health and science news. Updates on medicine, healthy living, nutrition, drugs, diet, and advances in science and technology. Subscribe to the Health & Science podcast.
 
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Science in Action
Rare
 
The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
 
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Shredded by Science Radio
Weekly
 
SBS Radio - Fitness that takes itself (not so) seriously. We interview awesome people, geek out over science, and tackle real-world fitness issues with our... "unique" sense of humour. Warning - please do not listen whilst operating heavy machinery or if you have anything electronic in front of you that could be damaged by you laugh-snorting your protein shake over it.
 
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This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast
 
The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.
 
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Probably Science
Monthly+
 
Three professional comedians and incompetent scientists take you through this week in science. Incompetently. Featuring Matt Kirshen, Andy Wood, Jesse Case and a rotating cast of special guests.
 
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5 live Science Podcast
Weekly+
 
5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the hottest science news stories and analysis.
 
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The Guardian's Science Weekly
Weekly
 
The award winning Science Weekly is the best place to learn about the big discoveries and debates in biology, chemistry, physics, and sometimes even maths. From the Guardian science desk Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin & Nicola Davis meet the great thinkers and doers in science and technology. Science has never sounded so good! We'd love to hear what you think, so get in touch via @guardianaudio or podcasts@theguardian.com
 
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Science Times
Monthly+
 
Want to know more about black holes? Or progress in the cure for cancer? Learn about the latest news and trends in science, medicine and the environment from the reporters and editors of the popular Science Times section of The New York Times. David Corcoran is your host.
 
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60-Second Science
Weekly+
 
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
 
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Big Picture Science
Weekly
 
Big Picture Science weaves together a universe of big ideas – from robots to memory to antimatter to dinosaurs. Tune in and make contact with science. We broadcast and podcast every week. bigpicturescience.org
 
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WIRED Science – Spoken Edition
 
Get in-depth science coverage at WIRED including news, the latest research and discoveries and how technology is shaping the world of science. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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Social Science Bites
Rare
 
Social Science Bites is a podcast series interviewing major figures in social science, made in association with SAGE
 
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New Books in Political Science
Weekly+
 
Interviews with Political Scientists about their New Books
 
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In Our Time: Science
Rare
 
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
 
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The Science of Success
Weekly
 
The #1 Evidence Based Growth Podcast on the Internet
 
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Physics World Science Podcast
 
Editors from Physics World magazine and its sister website physicsworld.com talk to leading scientists and science commentators about cutting-edge physics research, science education and the cultural and political issues shaping the international scientific community.
 
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Science Elements
Weekly+
 
Science Elements Podcasts
 
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Science Pie (English) - Science Pie
 
Science Pie is a new independent podcast about physics, history, literature and engineering, exploring one fascinating topic per 15-minute episode. Manufactured in-house by Annika Brockschmidt and Dennis Schulz.
 
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Science Vs
Weekly
 
Are women’s and men’s brains different? Is porn changing the way we have sex? Is sugar really that bad? Everyone has an opinion, but then there’s Science.
 
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The Science Show - Full program podcast
 
RN's science flagship: your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery. The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio. One single audio file of each program - good for continuous listening.
 
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Science Fiction Film Podcast
Weekly
 
Each week the Science Fiction Film Podcast puts a film or TV show under its profane microscope to see what happens. Hosts Dean, Matthew, Josh and Jess endeavor to mix thoughtful analysis and commentary with absurdity… they make themselves laugh.
 
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Fun Kids Science Weekly
Weekly
 
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 ...
 
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Ask Science Mike
Monthly+
 
A weekly podcast where Mike McHargue answers questions about science, faith, and life.
 
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Science
Weekly
 
The award winning Science Weekly podcast is the best place to learn about the big discoveries and debates in biology, chemistry, physics, and sometimes even maths. The Guardian science team, Nicola Davis, Ian Sample, and Hannah Devlin, meet the great thinkers and doers in science and technology. Recent shows include discussions on the future of gene research, the truth about radiation, how the human voice works, and the psychology of moneyGet in touch via @guardianscience and @guardianaudio
 
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Tumble Science Podcast for Kids
Monthly+
 
Exploring stories of science discovery. Tumble is a science podcast created to be enjoyed by the entire family.Hosted & produced by Lindsay Patterson (science journalist) & Marshall Escamilla (teacher). Visit www.tumblepodcast.com for more information and educational content.
 
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The Science of Everything Podcast
 
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.
 
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PNAS Science Sessions
Monthly
 
Listen to brief, 5-minute, nontechnical conversations with cutting-edge researchers, Academy members, and policy makers as they discuss topics relevant to today's scientific community. Learn the behind-the-scenes story of work published in PNAS, plus a broad range of scientific news about discoveries that affect the world around us.
 
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A Moment of Science » Podcasts
 
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.
 
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Science Fiction Theater
Monthly
 
Science Fiction Theater presents the best of Scifi, horror,fantasy from early days radio. Each show will take you into the world of the unknown, a place that is as strange as the unknown can be, it is only limited by you imagination. Enter the fantasy world of Science Fiction.
 
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People Behind the Science Podcast - Stories from Scientists about Science, Life, Research, and Science Careers
 
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.
 
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Brains On! Science podcast for kids
 
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 science behind sneezing to how to translate the purr of cats, and go wherever the answers take us. @Brains_On
 
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Science... sort of
Monthly
 
Conversations about things that are science, things that are sort of science, and things that wish they were science. A member of the Brachiolope Media Network.
 
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KQED Science News
Monthly
 
KQED’s award-winning team of science reporters explores climate change, water, energy, toxics, biomedicine, digital health, astronomy and other topics that shape our lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a trusted news source, KQED Science tackles tough questions facing humanity in our time with thoughtful and engaging storytelling.
 
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Science Update Podcast – Daily Edition
 
Each 60-second episode of the daily Science Update Podcast series is a brief yet satisfying story on the latest discoveries in science, technology and medicine, from aardvarks to zygotes, and, every now and then, aardvark zygotes. We also answer your science questions and even say your name on the air (unless you’d really rather we didn’t) and send you a highly collectible Science Update "Smarten Up" mug. The Science Update family of radio shows and podcasts is produced by AAAS, the world’s ...
 
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Science for the People
Weekly
 
Science for the People is a weekly syndicated radio show and podcast. We are a long-format interview show that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and arguments behind what's in the news and on the shelves. Every week, our hosts sit down with science researchers, writers, authors, journalists, and experts to discuss science from the past, the science that affects our lives today, and how science migh ...
 
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Science Update » Weekly Show
 
Quirky, entertaining and informative, the weekly Science Update Podcast bundles five of Science Update’s award-winning 60-second radio shows together with insightful commentary from one of our producers. Since 1988, Science Update has covered the latest discoveries in science, technology, and medicine and has answered listeners’ science questions. Phone your question in to our toll-free answer line, 1-800-WHY-ISIT (949-4748) or submit it via our website, scienceupdate.com. Science Update is ...
 
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Science and Creativity from Studio 360
 
Science and Creativity from Studio 360: the art of innovation. A sculpture unlocks a secret of cell structure, a tornado forms in a can, and a child's toy gets sent into orbit. Exploring science as a creative act since 2005. Produced by PRI and WNYC, and supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
 
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TEDTalks Science and Medicine
Weekly
 
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 also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
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The Science of Social Media
Weekly
 
The Science of Social Media is your weekly sandbox for social media stories, insights, experimentation, and inspiration. Every Monday (and sometimes more) we share the most cutting-edge social media marketing strategies from brands and influencers in every industry. If you're a social media team of one, business owner, marketer, or someone simply interested in social media marketing, you're sure to find something useful in each episode. It's our hope that you'll join our 11,000+ listeners ea ...
 
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Data Science Storytime
Monthly
 
Data Science Storytime is a podcast all about data, science, stories, and time.
 
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Mosaic Science Podcast
Weekly
 
The Mosaic Science Podcast - audio documentaries and audio versions of our weekly longread. Mosaic is a digital magazine that publishes compelling stories exploring the science of life. Produced by the Wellcome Trust. More at mosaicscience.com.
 
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The numbers don’t lie, unless they do. After much resistance and under increasing pressure, President Trump’s White House this week allowed Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, the White House doctor, to release results from a physical examination. How’d Trump do? Well, that’s tricky to answer.
 
Do lobsters feel pain when we boil them alive?; Hacking the immune system to fight cocaine addiction; Monkey fight club helps animals to learn to live together peacefully; Canadian entrepreneur wants to send the first private lander to to the moon; Why extinct creatures fought with their tails, while today animals use their heads; How much RAM ...…
 
What's your science question? Ask us! #QuirksQuestions
 
Moon Express might be the first private company to land on the moon - on their way to exploiting the valuable resources on the lunar surface.
 
Monkey fights have a thing or two to teach robotic drones, collective computing researchers say.
 
Scientists are finding promising ways that could help people kick their addictions by finding ways to reduce cravings and block the high.
 
The Swiss government passed a law stating people can no longer boil a lobster alive. Here's the science behind how the crustaceans may feel pain.
 
Meet the entrepreneurs turning bugs into food and get top tips on how to cook them. In this week’s episode we return to the topic of edible insects and the story of Kahitouo Hein’s caterpillar factory in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Kahitouo is trying to turn a traditional food like the shea caterpillar, available for just a few weeks a year, int ...…
 
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Geek's Guide to the Galaxy - A Science Fiction Podcast
 
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The Art of Charm | Social Science | Cognitive Psychology | Confidence | Relationship Advice | Behavioral Economics
 
Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we'll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. Let's cut to it! In this episode: How do you build a closer, stronger relationship with a parent who's always seemed distant? How do you distance yourself from a terrible stepparent? Are all your fri ...…
 
Listen to this expansive talk on How Does the Divine Work? by Senior Minister, Rev. Norm Bouchard. Your tax-deductible gift helps to create a more connected world and allows others the opportunity to experience this life-affirming message. Know that your gift blesses and multiplies all that you have and circulate. It also lets us know that the ...…
 
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Opposable Thumbs
 
Kelly Marie Martin is our guest this week! Greetings Kelly! Los Angeles in tha house! "Click training" is our challenge this episode! We talk about occult rocketry, racist christian cults, and Krazy Kat's gender fluidity. We also talk indie comics we have loved and bullets frozen in time. Kelly also shares her love for "My Favorite Thing is Mon ...…
 
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Story Time With Michael Kingswood
 
This week I'm reading my science fiction short story entitled The Memory Of Justice. Hope you enjoy it. If you do, hit up the purchase link below, or send me some crypto. If you REALLY like my stuff, become a patron on Patreon. Link is below. Purchase Links: Ebook - https://books2read.com/thememoryofjustice Visit My Website - http://michaelking ...…
 
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Planet Earth...What's Happening
 
Rick Garloff is a mechanical engineer from Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Chunkinology pumpkin chunkin team, which is featured on Discovery and the Science channel. His current YouTube channel, Redneck Manufacturing features some of the most innovative contraptions, this side of the Mississippi. You can subscribe to his channel ...…
 
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft roll out by train 3 - bomb sniffing dog.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2015: Canines solving human thermal plumes that suggest bomb-making. Puppies Go to Prison to Become Dogs That Save Lives By ETHAN HAUSER. JULY 27, ...…
 
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft roll out by train 3 - bomb sniffing dog.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2015: Canines solving human thermal plumes that suggest bomb-making. Puppies Go to Prison to Become Dogs That Save Lives By ETHAN HAUSER. JULY 27, ...…
 
Head Trip Head Trip Remember those 'spot the difference' games?
 
AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Diagram showing the orbits of four of the moons of Pluto. Date 19 July 2011 Source https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/pluto-moon.html Author NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2015: On the eve of Plut ...…
 
AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Diagram showing the orbits of four of the moons of Pluto. Date 19 July 2011 Source https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/pluto-moon.html Author NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2015: On the eve of Plut ...…
 
Episiode 3 of BlackBeltBeauty Radio is up- another bite size Solosode is for all you women who have been told or live with the belief that lifting weights will make you "bulky" and give your body a less feminine look. I call Bullshit. And I admit that I used to be a FIRM believer that weights would make me "bulky" adding to the muscles I alread ...…
 
A conversation with Amber Reimondo and Roger Clark from the Grand Canyon Trust about the history and possible future of uranium mining and contamination near the Grand Canyon. Then CWP’s Greg Zimmerman walks us through uranium claims near Bears Ears National Monument. News and links Zinke’s offshore drilling disaster Interior’s epic holiday new ...…
 
The long California drought forced many growers to pump groundwater to irrigate their crops. With the establishment of California's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act replenishment of California's groundwater supplies is of utmost importance. To develop replenishment strategies, Professor Helen Dahlke joins fellow UC Davis researchers, UC C ...…
 
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