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New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — all in about 10 minutes, every weekday. It's science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Emily Kwong for science on a different wavelength.

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New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — all in about 10 minutes, every weekday. It's science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Emily Kwong for science on a different wavelength.

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Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Seeking Answers To The Universe Deep In A Gold Mine

    Seeking Answers To The Universe Deep In A Gold Mine

    In order to unlock the mysteries of the universe, some scientists must actually travel underground. A team of Australian dark matter hunters begins their subterranean journey.

    • 14 min
    What A New Antiviral Drug Could Mean For The Future Of COVID

    What A New Antiviral Drug Could Mean For The Future Of COVID

    The FDA's advisory panel has voted to recommend a new antiviral drug for COVID. What you need to know and how this treatment might change the pandemic.

    • 13 min
    The 2021 Hurricane Season Wrapped

    The 2021 Hurricane Season Wrapped

    The end of the 2021 hurricane season was officially November 30th. And, there was a lot of activity. But how might climate change be affecting these storms?

    • 13 min
    Jane Goodall Says There's Hope For Our Planet. Act Now, Despair Later!

    Jane Goodall Says There's Hope For Our Planet. Act Now, Despair Later!

    There's lots of despair around climate change. But renowned scientist Jane Goodall reflects on the planet and reminds us to hold on to hope.

    • 7 min
    No sperm? No problem.

    No sperm? No problem.

    Some female condors don't need males to reproduce.

    • 11 min
    Using Math To Rethink Gender (encore)

    Using Math To Rethink Gender (encore)

    Gender is infused in many aspects of our world — but should that be the case? According to mathematician Eugenia Cheng, maybe not.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
5.2K Ratings

5.2K Ratings

Klenarto ,

Great podcast

Love this podcast for quick science-y facts!

SDRiggs80 ,

From the simple to the extraordinary

I first listened to this podcast because my commute ran longer than my daily lineup, now I make sure this podcast is the first thing I listen to! From the story of (ewww) cockroaches, to the culinary science magic of cooking a perfect turkey, the show’s host, Emily Kwong keeps the listener interested, entertained, and educated! The perfect show for the curious of any age!

SAlwazani ,

Listening with high schoolers on our commute

I started listening to this podcast a few weeks back with two freshman during our morning commute to school. We all enjoy listening and live the range of topics that have been covered. The topics are relevant and intriguing and the podcast keeps us paying attention the whole way through. Hard to find something these days that covers such a wide age spectrum. Thanks for the great information and all the work you do!

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