Science, it’s for any occasion. These podcasts will take you deep into your own mind, travel the stars, and ask what will kill me today? Listen to scientists, comedians, and experts as they help you understand our world and so many others.
1. Short Wave
Hosted by Maddie Sofia, Short Wave is science in about ten minutes. Learn about new discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines.
Each week this podcast jumps into the conversations overheard at the National Geographic headquarters. Subjects include the Maya Cave of the Jaguar God, honeybee chop shop, and rats vs humans.
3. Hidden Brain
What drives human behavior? Shapes our choices? Directs our relationships? Through science and storytelling, Shankar Vedantam finds out what drives our behavior.
Neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris traverses the important and controversial questions about the mind, society, and current events.
What unseen forces control our behavior and shape who we are? Invisibilia tries to uncover and help us understand those invisible forces through science and storytelling.
There are things out there that can kill you and this podcast covers the diseases that can. You will learn about the history, biology, and how scared you should be of each disease so you can talk about it at your next dinner party.
7. Science Vs
You ever wonder if your friend’s uncle’s rant about 5G on Facebook is true? Well, Science Vs is the show that will fact check that uncle with real science.
Alie Ward asks smart people dumb questions so that you can walk away with a little knowledge and some stories about professional -ologist’s obsessions.
Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, StarTalk is where science, pop culture, and comedy collide. He has a rotating panel of comic co-hosts with celebrity and science guests who discuss everything about life in our universe.
There are mysteries and marvels waiting to be discovered and Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick are here to help you unravel it all.