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We spend hundreds of hours researching, reviewing and analyzing the best podcasts in every category imaginable. Today, we bring you a curated list of the best science podcasts you can find around the web.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.Eleanor Roosevelt
1- Stuff To Blow Your Mind
Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is Join Robert and Joe as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
Discover new ways we’re exploring our universe. Bill Nye the Science Guy and comic co-host Iliza Shlesinger answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about LightSail 1 and 2, artificial intelligence, Breakthrough StarShot, and much more.
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 own life differently.
4- Reply All
“A podcast about the internet’ that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it.” – The Guardian.
Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.
5- Stuff You Should Know
If you’ve ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further – Josh and Chuck have you covered.
6- TEDTalks Science and Medicine
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.
7- Radio Lab
A two-time Peabody Award-winner, Radiolab is an investigation told through sounds and stories, and centered around one big idea. In the Radiolab world, information sounds like music and science and culture collide. Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, the show is designed for listeners who demand skepticism, but appreciate wonder.
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