15 episodes

Albert Einstein married his cousin and Marie Curie had a pet tiger. What else did the science textbooks miss?! Join Aarati and Arpita as they dig up the tea on scientists and inventors throughout history!

Smart Tea Aarati & Arpita

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Albert Einstein married his cousin and Marie Curie had a pet tiger. What else did the science textbooks miss?! Join Aarati and Arpita as they dig up the tea on scientists and inventors throughout history!

    Ettore Majorana: The Case of the Missing Physicist

    Ettore Majorana: The Case of the Missing Physicist

    Arpita tells the story of a brilliant physicist who disappeared under mysterious circumstances. True crime, anyone?!For more information and sources for this episode, visit https://www.smartteapodcast.com.

    • 53 min
    Stephanie Kwolek: The Queen of Kevlar

    Stephanie Kwolek: The Queen of Kevlar

    You don't need to be a doctor to save lives! Aarati goes into the life of a headstrong fashion designer-turned-chemist, who created polymer based fabrics like spandex, polyester, and Kevlar.For more information and sources for this episode, visit https://www.smartteapodcast.com.

    • 52 min
    Albert Hofmann: The Science and Culture of LSD

    Albert Hofmann: The Science and Culture of LSD

    An unlikely chemist makes an even unlikelier discovery. Arpita tells the story of how Albert Hofmann brought LSD (and a very memorable bicycle ride) to the western world. For more information and sources for this episode, visit https://www.smartteapodcast.com.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Wilbur Scoville: The Spicy Pharmacist

    Wilbur Scoville: The Spicy Pharmacist

    We're heating things up! Aarati tells the story of the pharmacist who created a scale to rate the spiciness of chili peppers. For more information and sources for this episode, visit https://www.smartteapodcast.com.

    • 1 hr
    Dmitri Belyaev: Taming Silver Foxes

    Dmitri Belyaev: Taming Silver Foxes

    How did dogs become our best friends? For our 10th episode, Aarati tells the story of Dmitri Belyaev, a Soviet scientist who used foxes to uncover the mysteries of domestication.For more information and sources for this episode, visit https://www.smartteapodcast.com.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Guy Callendar: How Humans Affect the Climate

    Guy Callendar: How Humans Affect the Climate

    Who says you need a fancy lab to do science? Aarati tells the story of the man who showed human activity was influencing the climate from the comfort of his own home. For more information and sources for this episode, visit https://www.smartteapodcast.com.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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Albert Hofmann & Emmy Noether episodes were great. now i am listening to the first dinosaur fossil episode and pleasantly surprised to hear Auburn mentioned in the beginning as i grew up in Placer County and absolutely love Auburn. will be sharing with friends

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