Our selection of the best science podcasts of 2017. New science podcasts are updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
Science Friday Covering everything about science and technology -- from the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies -- Science Friday is your source for entertaining and educational stories and activities. Each week, host Ira Flatow interviews scientists and inventors like Sylvia Earle, Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and more.
Hr2: Mathematical Careers, Net States 2017-11-10 16:30:00 Three mathematicians give us a peek into their abstract and beautiful world. Plus, should large tech companies be subject to the same regulations as nations? 47 minutes, 19 seconds
Hr1: News Roundup, Florida Panthers, Climate Policy, Tiny Bees 2017-11-10 16:30:00 As the world works together to lower carbon emissions, what role will the United States play in fighting climate change? Plus, some small beesâthe size of a grain of riceâdrink the sweat and tears of animals. 47 minutes, 32 seconds
Hr1: Freelance Science, Thinking Critcally, Space Rock, Cone Snails 2017-11-03 12:00:00 Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Gates Foundation, says scientists and science journalists can do more to help the public think critically about scientific news. Plus, astronomers detect the first object to travel from another galaxy into our own based on its orbit and speed. 47 minutes, 5 seconds
Hr2: Robo-Insect, CRISPR Advances, Soonish 2017-10-27 12:00:00 Scientists expand the gene editing functions of CRISPR, making it safer and more precise. Plus, an insect-like robot can take off using-and from under-water. And Kelly and Zach Weinersmith ponder the good and bad of emerging technologies. 46 minutes, 48 seconds
Hr1: News Roundup, CAPTCHAs, Death Practices, Spiders 2017-10-27 12:00:00 Caitlin Doughty traveled the world to document how different cultures deal with their dead. Now, she challenges us to develop a better relationship with mortality. Plus, two scientists want you to stop worrying and love spiders. 47 minutes, 32 seconds
Hr2: Post-Wildfire Health, Unconscious Mind, Blade Runner 2049 2017-10-20 12:00:00 A look at the potential health hazards of the smoke and debris from California wildfires. Plus, a new book explains how hidden influences affect our behavior and feelings towards others. And a look at the science of Blade Runner 2049. 46 minutes, 45 seconds
Hr1: News Roundup, Wifi Security, LIGO Update, DaVinci 2017-10-20 12:00:00 Walter Isaacson discusses how Leonardo da Vinci combined the arts and sciences to create his masterworks. Plus, astronomers talk about the impact of an ancient neutron star collision. 46 minutes, 55 seconds
Best Science Podcasts 2017
We have hand picked the best science podcasts for 2017. Sit back and enjoy new science podcasts updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
Simple Solutions Sometimes, the best solutions to complex problems are simple. But simple doesn't always mean easy. This hour, TED speakers describe the innovation and hard work that goes into achieving simplicity. Guests include designer Mileha Soneji, chef Sam Kass, sleep researcher Wendy Troxel, public health advocate Myriam Sidibe, and engineer Amos Winter.
#448 Pavlov (Rebroadcast) This week, we're learning about the life and work of a groundbreaking physiologist whose work on learning and instinct is familiar worldwide, and almost universally misunderstood. We'll spend the hour with Daniel Todes, Ph.D, Professor of History of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University, discussing his book "Ivan Pavlov: A Russian Life in Science."