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 …

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