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Tune in every week for quick, fascinating new developments and dives in the world of science.

    How a New AI Model Helps Volcanic History Rise from the Ashes

    How a New AI Model Helps Volcanic History Rise from the Ashes

    Volcano detectives use artificial intelligence to sleuth out ancient secrets in Alaska.
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    • 9 min
    Do Sperm Whales Have Culture?

    Do Sperm Whales Have Culture?

    These marine mammals are very hard to observe, but in the past two decades the roughly 20 or so people in the world who study sperm whales have found some compelling evidence of culture among them.
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    • 10 min
    Measles Is Back, and That’s Scary

    Measles Is Back, and That’s Scary

    Today we’re going to look at how measles—a disease that was practically eliminated in the U.S.—has resurged in recent months, because people basically forgot how bad it was and got complacent about vaccines. 

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    • 10 min
    Did the Eclipse Give You the Amateur Astronomy Bug? Here’s How to Get Started

    Did the Eclipse Give You the Amateur Astronomy Bug? Here’s How to Get Started

    Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is a professional astronomer—with a passion for amateur astrophotography—and she's here to offer tips and tricks for want to get into capturing the night sky.
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    • 16 min
    A Veteran Eclipse Chaser Explains the Thrill of Totality

    A Veteran Eclipse Chaser Explains the Thrill of Totality

    The feeling of a total solar eclipse is intense, and the sights, sensations and emotions can overwhelm you even if you think you know what's coming. And we sat down with Kate Russo, a psychologist, author and Eclipse Chaser, who's seen 13 total solar eclipses over the last 25 years, to talk about what to expect.
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    • 6 min
    Three Times Eclipses Eclipsed Previous Science

    Three Times Eclipses Eclipsed Previous Science

    From the discovery of new elements to the testing of novel theories of gravity, solar eclipses have helped spark scientific progress for centuries.
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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

YouMe2.0 ,

Disappointed

I have been listening to this podcast for the last few years and truly enjoyed the little snippets of information they pack into each episode. In today’s “Your Health Quickly” Episode, I was disappointed to hear the name calling targeting two people as “anti-vaxxers”. Without actually researching the folks they “called out” (to see if it is indeed accurate), to understand their views, and perhaps even learn that at least one of them is NOT actually an “anti-vaxxer”, they followed the “mainstream narrative” and labeled them.

The Episode still would have been just as informative if they left their names out. The information in the episode was timely and accurate about everything else. I would have thought name calling was beneath this good Podcast. You can do better.

CLR7880 ,

Measles is scary 😂

What a ridiculous episode. The fact that this is named “Scientific” anything belongs on South Park.

JAWoodsy2 ,

Well, it is quick…

This version of the former 60 Second Science borders on banal. It use to give science not given on the 6 o’clock news. It used to inspire.

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