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Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world — one voicemail at a time. Bill and science writer Corey S. Powell take your burning questions and put them to the world's leading experts on just about every topic in the universe. Should you stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? Could alien life be swimming inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? Does your pet parakeet learn to sing the way that you learned to speak? Bill, Corey, and their special guests will answer those questions and convince you that... science rules!

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Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world — one voicemail at a time. Bill and science writer Corey S. Powell take your burning questions and put them to the world's leading experts on just about every topic in the universe. Should you stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? Could alien life be swimming inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? Does your pet parakeet learn to sing the way that you learned to speak? Bill, Corey, and their special guests will answer those questions and convince you that... science rules!

    Meet the Woman Tasked With Keeping Joe Biden's Climate Promises

    Meet the Woman Tasked With Keeping Joe Biden's Climate Promises

    As the first National Climate Advisor, Gina McCarthy may have the most important — and toughest — unelected job in America. So ... how’s that going?

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    • 35 min
    Coronavirus: Panic Over Variants, and Other Media Mistakes

    Coronavirus: Panic Over Variants, and Other Media Mistakes

    Sociologist Zeynep Tufekci takes news outlets to task for how our coverage has hindered the response to COVID-19 and explains why no matter what variant is going around your community, you should still get a vaccine — any of them — as soon as you are eligible.

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    • 29 min
    Acting Is Like Learning Science Backwards

    Acting Is Like Learning Science Backwards

    Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love) and Diona Reasonover (NCIS) get back in touch with their science roots and turn the tables on us in a new segment, Grill Bill and Query Corey! Check out Gillian and Diona's new podcast If/Then and subscribe here: link.chtbl.com/ifthen.

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    • 44 min
    How to Outrun a Horse: Surprising Insights From an Exercise Scientist

    How to Outrun a Horse: Surprising Insights From an Exercise Scientist

    How does exercise work? Should all runners go barefoot? And is sitting really the new smoking? Daniel Lieberman shines some science on common exercise myths.

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    • 59 min
    Coronavirus: President Biden’s Report Card

    Coronavirus: President Biden’s Report Card

    We grade the new White House administration's pandemic response thus far with New York Times science and global health reporter Apoorva Mandavilli.

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    • 24 min
    Cooking with Science: Why Eggs Turn White, Pickles Crunch, and Popcorn Sets Off Your Smoke Detectors

    Cooking with Science: Why Eggs Turn White, Pickles Crunch, and Popcorn Sets Off Your Smoke Detectors

    Pia Sorensen has a kitchen laboratory where she demonstrates how pans of denatured proteins and hot fats can create a delicious meal — or a big ol’ mess.

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    • 46 min

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