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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime. Rights of Albert Einstein are used with permission of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Represented exclusively by Greenlight.

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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime. Rights of Albert Einstein are used with permission of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Represented exclusively by Greenlight.

    Could we have domesticated a T-Rex?

    Could we have domesticated a T-Rex?

    Introducing Curious State, a brand new show from the Quick and Dirty Tips podcast network.

    • 16 min
    Life's Last Bow

    Life's Last Bow

    Episode 5 of 5 of our miniseries from author Henry Gee, based on his new book A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth.

    • 14 min
    Standing Up for Sex

    Standing Up for Sex

    Episode 4 of 5 of our miniseries from author Henry Gee, based on his new book A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth.

    • 13 min
    Standing Up for Sex

    Standing Up for Sex

    Episode 4 of 5 of our miniseries from author Henry Gee, based on his new book A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth.
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    Dinosaurs in Flight

    Dinosaurs in Flight

    Episode 3 of 5 of our miniseries from author Henry Gee, based on his new book A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth.

    • 14 min
    Dinosaurs in Flight

    Dinosaurs in Flight

    Episode 3 of 5 of our miniseries from author Henry Gee, based on his new book A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth.
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Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
235 Ratings

235 Ratings

Bikemayer ,

Great information, grating vocal fry

I really like the topics chosen and the length of these podcasts. I heard a news story a few years ago about vocal fry and I can’t I hear it now. It drives me a bit crazy how much vocal fry she has. Maybe she could do a podcast on the phenomenon of vocal fry.

Thunderface ,

Not always scientific

Sometimes presents unscientific claims, but don't worry, these claims are highly attractive politically 🙄 I wanted a science podcast please.

It's All Gooey and Sticky ,

Love it

I love the information. The current host is so cheerful.

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