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The Museum of Science brings you a podcast dedicated to answering your science questions.

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    • 4.9 • 36 Ratings

The Museum of Science brings you a podcast dedicated to answering your science questions.

    How Often Do You Brush a Triceratops Fossil’s Teeth?

    How Often Do You Brush a Triceratops Fossil’s Teeth?

    Taking care of our 65 million-year-old Triceratops fossil is a delicate task. We ask Katie from our Collections department how, and how often, it gets cleaned.

    • 7 min
    Dr. Ashish Jha, Part Two: When Will the Pandemic End?

    Dr. Ashish Jha, Part Two: When Will the Pandemic End?

    We connect live with pandemic expert Dr. Ashish Jha and pose our most asked coronavirus question: when will the pandemic be over?

    • 11 min
    Dr. Ashish Jha, Part One: How Did the Pandemic Start?

    Dr. Ashish Jha, Part One: How Did the Pandemic Start?

    We feature an 'interview' with our virtual exhibit, Covid Conversations with Dr. Ashish Jha, to discover the origins of the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 10 min
    Why is Our Lightning Purple?

    Why is Our Lightning Purple?

    The indoor sparks we create in our Theater of Electricity are purple, and visitors often ask what causes the color. We explore the reasons behind different shades of lightning.

    • 7 min
    What‘s the Fastest Thing in the Universe? Part Two

    What‘s the Fastest Thing in the Universe? Part Two

    Award-winning science fiction author Jack McDevitt discusses how we can imagine a universe where human space travel is not limited to the speed of light, and our civilization can explore the galaxy and beyond.

    • 8 min
    What‘s the Fastest Thing in the Universe? Part One

    What‘s the Fastest Thing in the Universe? Part One

    We ask Caity from our Charles Hayden Planetarium what the universe's speed limit is, and how that limits our ability to explore the beyond the solar system.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

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Great content

Great interviews with a variety of science.

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Great Short Science Podcast

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Fun!

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