300 episodes

Each week Inquiring Minds brings you a new, in-depth exploration of the place where science, politics, and society collide.
We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We endeavor to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters with weekly coverage of the latest headlines and probing discussions with leading scientists and thinkers.
Produced by Adam Isaak in partnership with Climate Desk, a journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impact of a changing climate and consisting of The Atlantic, Center for Investigative Reporting, Grist, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Slate, and Wired.

Inquiring Minds Indre Viskontas & Kishore Hari

    • Science & Medicine
    • 4.8, 24 Ratings

Each week Inquiring Minds brings you a new, in-depth exploration of the place where science, politics, and society collide.
We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We endeavor to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters with weekly coverage of the latest headlines and probing discussions with leading scientists and thinkers.
Produced by Adam Isaak in partnership with Climate Desk, a journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impact of a changing climate and consisting of The Atlantic, Center for Investigative Reporting, Grist, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Slate, and Wired.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Not a cat person ,

Great content well researched

I have a psychology background and often find journalism on areas of psychology lacking depth or oversimplifying complex issues. Inquiring minds always covers issues really well and often explores topics that are really interesting that I had not heard about elsewhere. Great show

oromrl ,

Smug and disengaging

This podcast is a good example why science isn’t widely understood or accepted in the general community. They have in theory, interesting guests talking about interesting topics, but the end result is a smug, disengaging and self-absorbed podcast. I found the guests and presenters polarised the community as “scientists” and “everyone else” and the attitudes in this podcast are a strong example of why the general community misunderstands and mistrusts sciences.

Parrotboss ,

Best science podcast I've found

I'm not a scientist, but I am fascinated with how the world works and have looked for an entertaining podcast with meaningful content on science.

Well, I found it! The guests on the show range from astronauts to journalists to movie stars, and I've always finished each episode with more insight into science and society.

Thanks Chris and Indre for your efforts on this one - it really pays off and your interviews are fantastic.

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