089: The Fungi Hunt with Ellen Holste

Hidden ten miles south of Hastings, Michigan and only accessible via an old gravel road is the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, a nature center and …

088: Time Travel with Paul Davies

Paul Davies is a theoretical physicist at Arizona State University where he leads the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science. His research …

087: The Search in the Stars with Wael Farah

Wael Farah is a research scientist at the SETI Institute, where he searches the stars for alien life. The Allen Telescope Array (ATA), where Wael conducts his research, is located at the …

086: How Dogs Think with Gregory Berns

What do our dogs think about all day? Do dogs experience emotions like people do? Gregory Berns is a bestselling author and a professor at Emory University where he studies animal …

085: Firebeetles with Sara Lewis

In some parts of the world they're known as fireflies. In other parts, they're called lightning bugs. On this episode of The Show About Science, Sara …

084: The Serendipitous Zebrafish Discovery with Keith Cheng and Máté Varga

A scientist from Budapest who immigrated to the US in the 1930s. A beloved and common pet store fish. And a researcher looking at genes that suppress the growth of cancerous tumors. On this …

083: Supernovas with Sarafina Nance

Sarafina Nance is an American astrophysicist and science communicator who is a PhD student in the Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley. She joins Nate on this …

082: Cockroaches with Dominic Evangelista

Dominic Evangelista is an evolutionary biologist who studies how biodiversity originates through evolutionary processes. And what creature on this …

081: Ick! with Melissa Stewart

Okay kids, prepare your parents for a totally gross and super awesome interview! On this episode of The Show About Science, author Melissa Stewart takes us on a gross journey through the …

080: Lemurs with Anne Yoder

Anne Yoder is a biologist, researcher, and professor at Duke University. When Anne was in college, a serendipitous visit to the Duke Lemur Center …

079: Planetary Geology with Bethany Ehlmann

Bethany Ehlmann is a professor of planetary science at CalTech and a research scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She joins Nate on this …

Transmissions From The Quarantine: Day 2

We have transmissions from Hannah and Antonio in Italy (which has been on lockdown for a week) and Arlo in Virginia.

What are you doing to keep busy? How are you feeling right now? Call our …

Transmissions From The Quarantine: Day 1

School has been shut down. People are working from home. Now more than ever, we need to stay connected. What are you doing to keep busy? How are you …

078: The Coronavirus with Tara C. Smith

Tara C. Smith has studied infectious diseases for twenty years in the U.S. and other countries around the globe. She currently leads the Smith Emerging Infections Laboratory at Kent State …

077: The Cosmic Microwave Background with Sasha Rahlin

The South Pole Telescope (SPT) is a 10-meter diameter telescope located in Antarctica that is taking pictures of our Universe. Sasha Rahlin is an …

Introducing The Show About Titanic (Bonus Episode)

I've been helping to produce a new podcast called The Show About Titanic. It's hosted by my friend Edward who knows everything there is to know about the Titanic. This episode is called …

076: The Global Genome Initiative with Vanessa González

Everything that's alive has a genome. On this episode of The Show About Science, we go behind the scenes at The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History where scientists are working …

075: They Call Me Dr. Poop with Rachel Santymire

What can we learn from studying poop? Who better to ask than Dr. Poop! Rachel Santymire, Ph.D., is director of Lincoln Park Zoo’s Davee Center for …

Andrew & Polly from Ear Snacks Go for the Moon (Bonus Episode)

Our podcasting pals, Andrew & Polly, have some awesome news and I'm super excited to share it with you!

Award-winning children’s music duo Andrew …

074: Forensic Science with Mike Haag

Over on my other podcast, The Show About Politics & History, we've been visiting The Sixth Floor Museum to understand what happened when …

073: Asian Carp with Eve Barrs

On this episode of The Show About Science, Nate visits the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago to talk about asian carp and the risks they pose to the Great Lakes.

His guest, Eve Barrs, is an …

072: Nanotechnology with Mark Hersam

Mark Hersam is a professor of Chemistry and Materials Science Engineering at Northwestern University. He joins Nate in The Show About Science studio …

071: A Tumble Extravaganza

On this episode of The Show About Science, we’re teaming up with Lindsay and Marshall, the hosts of Tumble, to listen back to some of their favorite moments from Season 4 of the show.

This …

070: Meet the Mesopredators with Laura Prugh

Laura Prugh is an Associate Professor of Quantitative Wildlife Sciences at the University of Washington. There, she studies the dynamics of wildlife …

Why Are Kids Striking Against Climate Change? (Bonus Episode)

Hey Show About Science fans! I've been working hard on a new podcast and I want to share a few episodes with you. It's called The Show About Politics …

Talking (More Than) Politics With Jeb Bush (Bonus Episode)

Hey Show About Science fans! I've been working hard on a new podcast and I want to share a few episodes with you. It's called The Show About Politics …

The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks (Bonus Episode)

Hey Show About Science fans! I've been working hard on a new podcast and I want to share a few episodes with you. It's called The Show About Politics …

024: Climate Change, Evolution and Bacon with John Wiens

Dr. John Wiens runs the Wiens Lab at the University of Arizona. In his research, he focuses on evolution and ecology, primarily using reptiles and …

020: Butterflies with Doug Taron

On this episode of The Show About Science, Nate takes the show on the road to the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago to visit the Butterfly Haven there. Later in the episode, he …

019: Evolution with Cliff Tabin

On this episode of The Show About Science, Nate interviews Cliff Tabin, PhD., the Chairman of the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. …

018: Physics with Dianna Cowern

Dianna Cowern is better known as Physics Girl on youtube. And her videos are filled with amazing experiments that you can try at home. Dianna joins Nate to talk about Albert Einstein, Sir …

017: Vultures with Corinne Kendall

We just moved and my dad needed some time to setup the podcast studio at our new house. While he was doing that, I was playing in my new backyard! But now we're back with a new episode of …

016: Radiation with Huban Gowadia

The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office is a small department within Homeland Security with a big mission to protect the public from nuclear terrorism. DNDO is composed of scientists, …

015: Alligators with Adam Rosenblatt

If you've ever wanted to know how to catch an alligator, this is the podcast you've been waiting for. In this episode of The Show About Science, Nate talks to Adam Rosenblatt, a …

014: Recycling with Rick Zultner from Terracycle

There’s two very exciting days in the month of April. One is my birthday and the other is Earth Day. So in honor of Earth Day later this month, I …

0XX: Triskaidekaphobia and Superstitions

This is the 13th episode of The Show About Science, and people with triskaidekaphobia might be afraid to listen. Triskaidekaphobia is an extreme superstition regarding the number 13. In …

012: Bat Biology with Stephanie Findlay

In this episode of The Show About Science, Nate talks to Stephanie Findlay about bats. You'll be amazed at how little you know about these amazing nocturnal creatures. Stephanie is a …

011: Fossils and Rocks with Duncan Findlay

In this episode of The Show About Science, Nate talks to geologist Duncan Findlay. Duncan has a PhD in reconstructing the palaeoenvironment using …

010: Bees, Mosquitoes and Dragons with Joe Hanson

In this episode of The Show About Science, Nate interviews Joe Hanson, the creator/host/writer of PBS Digital Studios’ It’s Okay To Be Smart. Nate …

009: Cells and Viruses with The Amoeba Sisters

When I was 2, one of the first science videos I ever watched was by the Amoeba Sisters - two amorphous amoebas that teach science. I think the topic of that video was viruses. I played it …

008: How to Become an Astronaut with Mike Mongo

Mike Mongo dreamed of becoming an astronaut when he was young, but making those dreams a reality can be challenging. Now Mike is an astronaut …

007: Chemistry with Ian and Greg from Stop. Think. Science!

In this episode, Ian and Greg, the hosts of Stop. Think. Science! join Nate to talk about molecules, chemical compounds and dangerous chemical …

006: Santa Science and the Physics of Christmas

In this very exciting episode of The Show About Science, Nate talks to Santa Claus about the science behind his workshop and what happens when kids send drawings of new toys for Santa to …

005: Punk Rock Medicine with Dr. Daryl

In this episode of the Show About Science, Nate talks to Dr. Daryl. Dr. Daryl is an emergency medicine doctor who also fronts Chicago's famed punk …

004: Gross Science with Anna Rothschild

On this episode of The Show About Science, Nate interviews Anna Rothschild, the host of Nova's Gross Science. Nate asks Anna what she knows about cow and kangaroo burps, ribbon worms, and …

003: Food Science with Shannon

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002: Sea Creatures with Adam

002: Sea Creatures with Adam by Nate / The Company Making Podcasts

001: Science with Mom

The very first episode of The Show About Science!

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