15 episodes

Bringing science to adventure and adventure to science! We tell tales of the world around us and the people who are exploring it.

Go Forth and Science Kate Hruby

    • Science

Bringing science to adventure and adventure to science! We tell tales of the world around us and the people who are exploring it.

    Claim to Flame

    Claim to Flame

    To get us all psyched for summer campfires, but also wary of this year's wildfire season, we're here to talk about the red-orange flames that we love and hate. In this episode I bring on my firefighting bro-in-law and we chat about fire science, the history of fires, and both urban and wildfires. 

    • 19 min
    An ImportAnt Topic

    An ImportAnt Topic

    Ants. They're everywhere. They bite. They eat our food. Do they even do any good for the world? The answer is yes. Ants are an important part of our ecosystems, even if they always get on our nerves. And they're insanely intelligent creatures. So sit back as my friend Angela and I talk about ants from our U.S. gardens to the jungles of Panama. 

    • 18 min
    Let's Get Down to Pacifics

    Let's Get Down to Pacifics

    What lives out in the open ocean? Besides sea monsters of course. Tune in to hear the answer from my crewmate Briana, a fish biologist who studied animal behavior out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, hundreds of miles from land. 

    • 16 min
    Under Pressure

    Under Pressure

    In this episode, my friend Ryan and I talk about how low pressure zones can create high pressure scenarios... aka storms. We discuss different kinds of storms, how we categorize them, and what it's like to be out in them. There's also a mention of pirates and sea robots, because why not.

    • 20 min
    Whatever Floats Your Boat

    Whatever Floats Your Boat

    Join me and my captain friend Kelly as we discuss shipwrecks, pool toys, salty lakes, love and the force that ties them all together: buoyancy.

    • 21 min
    Carrying the Extra Weight

    Carrying the Extra Weight

    It's spring, so we're going to talk about baby animals. And plants. And tiny humans. All those awww-inspiring things. But I've never been pregnant, so I'm joined by my sister, who popped out a kiddo just a few months ago and can tell us all about what it's like to produce one of those cutesy spring things.

    • 18 min

Top Podcasts In Science