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  • Logo of the podcast The Infinite Monkey Cage

    The Infinite Monkey Cage

    Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince.

  • Logo of the podcast Ologies with Alie Ward

    Ologies with Alie Ward

    Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.

  • Logo of the podcast Making Sense with Sam Harris

    Making Sense with Sam Harris

    Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures cover a wide range of topics—neuroscience, moral philosophy, religion, meditation practice, human violence, rationality—but generally focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live. [...]

  • Logo of the podcast A Life More Wild

    A Life More Wild

    Come on outside! A Life More Wild is a series of wild walks with fascinating people, transporting you to the great outdoors and helping you connect with nature through their unique perspectives. In series one, we cook on the beach with River Cottage chef and forager Gill Meller, talk diversity and ravens in a wood with activist Mya-Rose Craig and take a very special walk around Richmond Park with Dr Alex George.

  • Logo of the podcast The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry

    The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry

    Science sleuths Dr Adam Rutherford and Dr Hannah Fry investigate everyday mysteries sent by listeners.

  • Logo of the podcast Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

    Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

    A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.

  • Logo of the podcast BBC Inside Science

    BBC Inside Science

    A weekly programme that illuminates the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

  • Logo of the podcast Scotland Outdoors

    Scotland Outdoors

    A topical guide to life in the Scottish outdoors.

  • Logo of the podcast CrowdScience

    CrowdScience

    We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.

  • Logo of the podcast StarTalk Radio

    StarTalk Radio

    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 astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.

  • Logo of the podcast 5 Live Science Podcast

    5 Live Science Podcast

    5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.

  • Logo of the podcast The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

    The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

    The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies and controversies. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality - Produced by SGU Productions, LLC: https://www.theskepticsguide.org

  • Logo of the podcast Science Weekly

    Science Weekly

    Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts  Ian Sample,  Hannah Devlin and  Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here:  theguardian.com/covid19questions

  • Logo of the podcast Thinking Allowed

    Thinking Allowed

    New research on how society works

  • Logo of the podcast The Naked Scientists Podcast

    The Naked Scientists Podcast

    The Naked Scientists flagship science show, includes the latest science news, interviews with top scientists, hands-on science experiments and answers to your science questions.

  • Logo of the podcast Therapist Uncensored Podcast

    Therapist Uncensored Podcast

    Two Austin therapists and their world-recognized guest experts break down modern attachment, relational neuroscience and trauma in a challenging but entertaining format designed to keep you off unconscious autopilot and moving towards closer connections. Find us at https://therapistuncensored.com

  • Logo of the podcast The Best of Making Sense with Sam Harris

    The Best of Making Sense with Sam Harris

    Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and five-time New York Times best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the mind, society, current events, moral philosophy, religion, and rationality—with an overarching focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live. Sam is also the creator of the Waking Up app. Combining Sam’s decades of mindfulness practice, profound wisdom from varied philosophical and contemplative traditions, and a commitment to a secular, scientific worldview, Waking Up is a resource for anyone interested in living a more examined, fulfilling life—and a new operating system for the mind. Waking Up offers free subscriptions to anyone who can’t afford one, and donates a minimum of 10% of profits to the most effective charities around the world. To learn more, please go to WakingUp.com.

  • Logo of the podcast Open Country

    Open Country

    Countryside magazine featuring the people and wildlife that shape the landscape of the British Isles

  • Logo of the podcast Hidden Brain

    Hidden Brain

    Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.

  • Logo of the podcast The Science Hour

    The Science Hour

    Science news and highlights of the week