Scientific American Podcast: Science Talk

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Science Talk is a podcast of longer-form audio experiments from Scientific American, from immersive sonic journeys into to nature to deep dives into research with leading experts

The World Economic Forum and Scientific American team up to highlight technological advances that could change the world--including self-fertilizing crops, on-demand drug manufacturing,... -- Read more on


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A new podcast is on a mission to retrieve unsung female scientists from oblivion. \-- Read more on [![]( talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)]( talk?a=p3Rt8KHj9yE:BiVCSCwTfTU:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![]( talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)]( talk?a=p3Rt8KHj9yE:BiVCSCwTfTU:qj6IDK7rITs) [![]( talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)]( talk?a=p3Rt8KHj9yE:BiVCSCwTfTU:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![]( talk?i=p3Rt8KHj9yE:BiVCSCwTfTU:gIN9vFwOqvQ)]( talk?a=p3Rt8KHj9yE:BiVCSCwTfTU:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![]( talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)]( talk?a=p3Rt8KHj9yE:BiVCSCwTfTU:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![]( talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)]( talk?a=p3Rt8KHj9yE:BiVCSCwTfTU:I9og5sOYxJI) [![]( talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)]( talk?a=p3Rt8KHj9yE:BiVCSCwTfTU:QXVau8BzmBE)
Endangered black rhinoceros at a water hole at night in Etosha National Park in Namibia.
It is a tale of sound: the song of a solitary whale that vocalizes at a unique frequency of 52 hertz, which no other whale--as the story goes--can seemingly understand. It is also a tale... \-- Read more on [![]( talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)]( talk?a=lDL4RBTI5Xo:iPpsHQAThOw:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![]( talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)]( talk?a=lDL4RBTI5Xo:iPpsHQAThOw:qj6IDK7rITs) [![]( talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)]( talk?a=lDL4RBTI5Xo:iPpsHQAThOw:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![]( …
Good dog.
Journalist Bob Hirshon reports from the Taking Nature Black conference, reporter Shahla Farzan talks about tracking copperhead snakes, and nanoscientist Ondrej Krivanek discusses microscopes with... \-- Read more on [![]( talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)]( talk?a=rY-0HLfH4d8:_iyqics_3yU:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![]( talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)]( talk?a=rY-0HLfH4d8:_iyqics_3yU:qj6IDK7rITs) [![]( talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)]( talk?a=rY-0HLfH4d8:_iyqics_3yU:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![]( talk?i=rY-0HLfH4d8:_iyqics_3yU:gIN9vFwOqvQ)]( talk?a=rY-0HLfH4d8:_iyqics_3yU:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![]( talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)]( talk?a=rY-0HLfH4d8:_iyqics_3yU:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![]( talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)]( talk?a=rY-0HLfH4d8:_iyqics_3yU:I9og5sOYxJI) [![]( talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)]( …
The confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers.
Behavioral scientist Stephen Martin and psychologist Joseph Marks talk about their book Messengers: Who We Listen To, Who We Don't, and Why. \-- Read more on [![]( talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)]( Ggw:rOyQcclLqlY:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![]( talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)]( Ggw:rOyQcclLqlY:qj6IDK7rITs) [![]( talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)]( Ggw:rOyQcclLqlY:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![]( Ggw:rOyQcclLqlY:gIN9vFwOqvQ)]( talk?a=Wq3I4tw-Ggw:rOyQcclLqlY:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![]( talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)]( Ggw:rOyQcclLqlY:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![]( talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)]( Ggw:rOyQcclLqlY:I9og5sOYxJI) [![]( talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)]( Ggw:rOyQcclLqlY:QXVau8BzmBE) ![](
_Anthomastus_ coral in Oceanographer Canyon, part of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.
Icebergs calve from Margerie Glacier at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska.
Stanford University neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky talks about human behavior, the penal system and the question of free will. \-- Read more on [![]( talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)]( talk?a=Lbnq6jliaNU:XAojQxK1u_Y:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![]( talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)]( talk?a=Lbnq6jliaNU:XAojQxK1u_Y:qj6IDK7rITs) [![]( talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)]( talk?a=Lbnq6jliaNU:XAojQxK1u_Y:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![]( talk?i=Lbnq6jliaNU:XAojQxK1u_Y:gIN9vFwOqvQ)]( talk?a=Lbnq6jliaNU:XAojQxK1u_Y:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![]( talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)]( talk?a=Lbnq6jliaNU:XAojQxK1u_Y:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![]( talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)]( talk?a=Lbnq6jliaNU:XAojQxK1u_Y:I9og5sOYxJI) [![]( talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)]( talk?a=Lbnq6jliaNU:XAojQxK1u_Y:QXVau8BzmBE) ![](
Physicist Brian Keating talks about his book Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science's Highest Honor. \-- Read more on [![]( talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)]( talk?a=oo3XRgCDXWk:Zf-jOAKqrwo:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![]( talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)]( talk?a=oo3XRgCDXWk:Zf-jOAKqrwo:qj6IDK7rITs) [![]( talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)]( talk?a=oo3XRgCDXWk:Zf-jOAKqrwo:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![]( jOAKqrwo:gIN9vFwOqvQ)]( talk?a=oo3XRgCDXWk:Zf-jOAKqrwo:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![]( talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)]( talk?a=oo3XRgCDXWk:Zf-jOAKqrwo:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![]( talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)]( talk?a=oo3XRgCDXWk:Zf-jOAKqrwo:I9og5sOYxJI) [![]( talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)]( talk?a=oo3XRgCDXWk:Zf-jOAKqrwo:QXVau8BzmBE) ![](
Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio talks about his latest book, Galileo: And the Science Deniers, and how the legendary scientist's battles are still relevant today. \-- Read more on [![]( talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)]( talk?a=AdDhGEPyVRA:tDG7ZgOGLF0:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![]( talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)]( talk?a=AdDhGEPyVRA:tDG7ZgOGLF0:qj6IDK7rITs) [![]( talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)]( talk?a=AdDhGEPyVRA:tDG7ZgOGLF0:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![]( talk?i=AdDhGEPyVRA:tDG7ZgOGLF0:gIN9vFwOqvQ)]( talk?a=AdDhGEPyVRA:tDG7ZgOGLF0:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![]( talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)]( talk?a=AdDhGEPyVRA:tDG7ZgOGLF0:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![]( talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)]( talk?a=AdDhGEPyVRA:tDG7ZgOGLF0:I9og5sOYxJI) [![]( talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)]( …
All seven Earth-size planets of TRAPPIST-1, an exoplanet system about 40 light-years away.
Yoga at home.
Model of a coronavirus.
Two-dimensional maps show the earth as flat because it is impossible to show the entire surface with a photograph of a single globe.
Antibodies swarm virus particles.
Scientific American contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs reports from the original U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak: Kirkland, Wash. In this installment of our ongoing series, he talks with... \-- Read more on [![]( talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)]( talk?a=wJl_pw9CLeI:6iVD5U9V5LI:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![]( talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)]( talk?a=wJl_pw9CLeI:6iVD5U9V5LI:qj6IDK7rITs) [![]( talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)]( talk?a=wJl_pw9CLeI:6iVD5U9V5LI:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![]( talk?i=wJl_pw9CLeI:6iVD5U9V5LI:gIN9vFwOqvQ)]( talk?a=wJl_pw9CLeI:6iVD5U9V5LI:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![]( talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)]( talk?a=wJl_pw9CLeI:6iVD5U9V5LI:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![]( …