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The Mad Scientist Podcast is a comedy show about the history and philosophy of science and pseudoscience. Hosted by Chris and Marie, join our intrepid hosts as they talk about all the weird stuff your science textbook left out. Because sometimes, the best way to learn how to think like a scientist is to talk about all the bad science floating around out there!

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The Mad Scientist Podcast is a comedy show about the history and philosophy of science and pseudoscience. Hosted by Chris and Marie, join our intrepid hosts as they talk about all the weird stuff your science textbook left out. Because sometimes, the best way to learn how to think like a scientist is to talk about all the bad science floating around out there!

    Treasure Hunters 4 - I'm Not a Schleimann Man I'm a Demon Man

    Treasure Hunters 4 - I'm Not a Schleimann Man I'm a Demon Man

    In the epic conclusion of the fall of Troy, join a rich guy as he digs deep to find that the real treasures are the artifacts you discard along the way.

    • 39 min
    4.5 - Treasure Hunters Part 3 - Feelin' Schleimann

    4.5 - Treasure Hunters Part 3 - Feelin' Schleimann

    This episode we discuss one of the most infamous and controversial figures in the Archeological Sciences, Heinrich Schleimann. In some ways he helped to popularize and begin the field of modern archeology. But in many cases his methods were roughshod, destroying evidence and embellishing to the point that his finds are impossible to trust completely. This episode we talk about his early life and the beginnings of his Archeological aspirations.

    • 42 min
    4.4 - SETI and Science with Seth Shostak

    4.4 - SETI and Science with Seth Shostak

    This episode we chat with Dr. Seth Shostak! Dr. Shostak is an astronomer, author, podcast host, and senior astronomer for the SETI Institute. We chat about science, space studies, and the hunt for extraterrestrial life.

    • 37 min
    4.3 - Spooky Archeology with Dr. Jeb Card

    4.3 - Spooky Archeology with Dr. Jeb Card

    This episode join us as we chat with Dr. Jeb Card, spooky archeologist and podcaster!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    4.2 - Treasure Hunters 2: Destroyer of Troy

    4.2 - Treasure Hunters 2: Destroyer of Troy

    In this episode we talk about Troy, the myth, the city, and the easily destroyed archeological dig site.

    • 47 min
    4.1 - Treasure Hunters 1

    4.1 - Treasure Hunters 1

    Why do we hunt for lost treasure, ancient civilizations, and buried knowledge? Do we have a right to the things we find, or do they belong to the people's from which the items came? Join us for the start of our series on bad archeology!

    • 43 min

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