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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!

    The True Limit to Space Exploration: Our Sanity

    The True Limit to Space Exploration: Our Sanity

    If humans want to explore the solar system (and beyond), we'll have to learn to do something inconceivable for most of us pre-pandemic — exist with each other in tiny quarters for months. Kim Binsted's HI-SEAS program is trying to teach us how to do just that.

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    • 50 min
    Mayim Bialik’s Contract With the Universe

    Mayim Bialik’s Contract With the Universe

    The star of The Big Bang Theory, Blossom, and the new show Call Me Kat explains how she balances her love of science with her career in acting, and we put her neuroscience Ph.D. to use answering your questions about cognitive disabilities and disorders.

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    • 56 min
    How To (Still) Be Happy

    How To (Still) Be Happy

    It turns out being happy, or becoming happier is possible with a bit of effort. We’re joined by happiness expert and host of The Happiness Lab, Dr. Laurie Santos to talk about her research into human happiness and to take your calls, including one from Mike from Colorado who asks, “Is there a genetic component to happiness?”

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    • 48 min
    Save the Oceans: Recycling Is Not Enough

    Save the Oceans: Recycling Is Not Enough

    Every year, another 11 million tons of plastic trash ends up in the ocean. Winnie Lau, senior manager of the “Preventing Ocean Plastics” project, explains why recycling isn't helping — and what we should be doing instead.

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    • 45 min
    Meet the Olympic Swimmer Making Ripples Out of the Pool

    Meet the Olympic Swimmer Making Ripples Out of the Pool

    Who better to answer your science-swimming questions than gold-medalist Simone Manuel?

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    • 44 min
    The Sound of Stonehenge (and Other Aural Mysteries)

    The Sound of Stonehenge (and Other Aural Mysteries)

    Trevor Cox leads us through a wonderland of sound featuring sonic booms, Stonehenge, and pseudoscientific phenomena.

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    • 57 min

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Amazing

Brilliant, honest, intelligent. Who said being smart is lame? This is science and science rules! A+++

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Need more science, Less fake news

Listen to this podcast and learn something. These days there’s too much noise and not enough substance.

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Bill rocks!

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