39 episodes

Exploring the OMG, WTF and LMFAOASMP of Science! Actual (computer) scientist and (sometimes) comedy writer Dr. Dave Ciaccio (Not a Doctor) gets in depth and/or wildly tangential about scientific discoveries, stories, theories, truths and rumors, with guest comedians, scientists, correspondents or whomever decides to drop in!

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    • 4.8, 37 Ratings

Exploring the OMG, WTF and LMFAOASMP of Science! Actual (computer) scientist and (sometimes) comedy writer Dr. Dave Ciaccio (Not a Doctor) gets in depth and/or wildly tangential about scientific discoveries, stories, theories, truths and rumors, with guest comedians, scientists, correspondents or whomever decides to drop in!

    Virology, Epidemiology and the Covids with just Ciaccio

    Virology, Epidemiology and the Covids with just Ciaccio

    Host Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio) reports from isolation on all the science he could learn about viruses after weeks of isolation. Including pandemics from history, comparisons with other viruses, cleaning tips, symptoms to watch for and all the we know so far about the novel Coronavirus, SARS-Cov-2, and the disease, Covid-19, plus predictions about how long we're going to be doing this and what might be the new normal.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Aviation and Aerospace with Winston Carter!

    Aviation and Aerospace with Winston Carter!

    Comedian Winston Carter (@winstonious, Drac and The Swamp Rats, The Winston Carter Murder Follies) joins host @daveciaccio to discuss everything that flies.... Jet Engines, Rockets, Flying Cars, Experimental Aircraft and lots of stories of air travel. Listen at scienceafpod.com, follow @scienceafpod on Twitter and Subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Baboon Hearts, Head Transplants and Medical Science with Gary Petersen!

    Baboon Hearts, Head Transplants and Medical Science with Gary Petersen!

    Stand-up Gary Petersen (@comedygaryp) joins host @daveciaccio to talk about pig hearts in baboons, lab-grown lungs in pigs, a frog that can regrow limbs and the Italian scientist who is planning to do a head (ok, body) transplant in China. Listen at scienceafpod.com, follow @scienceafpod on Twitter and Subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Social Democracy and Economics with Katie Dahlson!

    Social Democracy and Economics with Katie Dahlson!

    Comedian Katie Dahlson (@dahlsonator) joins host @daveciaccio to talk about political activism, socialism, democracy, liberalism, conservatism, communism, and all the other isms. Why is economics so hard to quantify? Why do people believe in weird things like the laffer curve and trickle-down economics? And why FDR-style liberalism is more centrist than the right-leaning media would leave you to believe. We also just go on a lot of sparsely-researched, random political tangents.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Asteroids, Astrophysics and Quantum Conjecturing with Jake Kroeger!

    Asteroids, Astrophysics and Quantum Conjecturing with Jake Kroeger!

    The Comedy Bureau's (thecomedybureau.com) Jake Kroeger (@mfjakekroeger, @notthesupermarket) joins host @daveciaccio to talk about mining asteroids, Armageddon situations, Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs), interstellar travel, the multi-verse, Quantum Mechanics and the theory of everything!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Science of Comedy Part II with Mike Upchurch

    The Science of Comedy Part II with Mike Upchurch

    Mike Upchurch (Mr. Show, The Chris Rock Show) returns to chat with @daveciaccio about types of comedy, the targets of satire, the changing tastes of society and the science of comedy writing.

    • 1 hr 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

chriscorbin1982 ,

These guys are FUNNY

I love this show! Hilarious, smart, and cool. Like if Bob Hope, Albert Einstein, and James Dean had a baby but it was a podcast. My references are all pre 70’s. Keep the funny coming.

Sqratchit ,

One of the most interesting and hilarious science podcasts!

Definitely recommend!

NetMiser ,

Had Potential..

Enjoyed the first couple of episodes until they started going on transgender rants and political leftist agendas. I wish someone could make a science podcast for everyone and leave politics and religion out of it.

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