Scientific American Podcast

The Great American Eclipse

Dodany: 8 sierpnia 2017


In advance of the big solar eclipse on August 21, author and journalist David Baron talks about his new book American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the...

Curiouser and Curiouser

Dodany: 1 sierpnia 2017


Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio ventures deep into the human mind in his new book, Why? What Makes Us Curious. -- Read more on

The Shark That Conquered the Whorl

Dodany: 22 lipca 2017


Journalist and author Susan Ewing talks about her new book Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil. (And we'll...

Undersea National Monument Could Be Left High and Dry

Dodany: 12 lipca 2017


Scott Kraus, vice president and senior science advisor at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium in Boston, talks about the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine... ...

Wacky Florida's Weird Science

Dodany: 19 czerwca 2017


Journalist Craig Pittman of the Tampa Bay Times talks about his book Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country. -- Read more on

The Gestation Equation: Testing Babies' Genes

Dodany: 2 czerwca 2017


Journalist Bonnie Rochman talks about her new Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux book The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids—and the Kids We... --...

5G Wiz: What's On the Horizon for Mobile

Dodany: 31 maja 2017


Verizon’s director of network planning, Sanyogita Shamsunder, talks with Scientific American's Larry Greenemeier about the coming 5G and EM-spectrum-based communications in general. -- Read more...

Take the Tube: Underground as a Way of Life

Dodany: 3 maja 2017


Emory University paleontologist, geologist and ichnologist Anthony J. Martin talks about his new book, The Evolution Underground: Burrows, Bunkers and the Marvelous Subterranean World beneath...

Killer Cats Bash Biodiversity

Dodany: 24 kwietnia 2017


Peter Marra, director of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, talks with journalist Rene Ebersole about the threat of outdoor cats to wild animals and to human health. Marra is the co-author,...

Dogging It: Turning Wild Foxes into Man's Second-Best Friend

Dodany: 18 kwietnia 2017


Evolutionary biologist and science historian Lee Dugatkin talks about the legendary six-decade Siberian experiment in fox domestication run by Lyudmila Trut, his co-author of a new book and... --...

What's Driving the Self-Driving Cars Rush

Dodany: 28 marca 2017


Scientific American technology editor Larry Greenemeier talks with Ken Washington, vice president of Research and Advanced Engineering at Ford, about self-driving cars. -- Read more on...

Biology's Lessons For Business

Dodany: 22 marca 2017


Martin K. Reeves and Simon Levin talk about their Scientific American essay "Building a Resilient Business Inspired by Biology." -- Read more on

Churchill's Extraterrestrials

Dodany: 15 lutego 2017


Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio writes in the journal Nature and talks to Scientific American about the recently rediscovered essay by Winston Churchill that analyzed with impressive...

Rapid-Response Vaccines for Epidemic Outbreaks

Dodany: 31 stycznia 2017


Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Gates Foundation, talks to Scientific American editor-in-chief Mariette DiChristina about the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations...

Exit Interview: Presidential Science Advisor John Holdren

Dodany: 20 stycznia 2017


Scientific American executive editor Fred Guterl talks with President Obama’s science advisor John Holdren about climate science, space travel, the issue of reproducibility in science, the... --...

We're Taking You To Bellevue

Dodany: 17 stycznia 2017


Pulitzer Prize-winning NYU historian David Oshinsky, director of the Division of Medical Humanities at the NYU Langone Medical Center, talks about his latest book, Bellevue: Three Centuries of... ...

Best Science Books of 2016

Dodany: 31 grudnia 2016


Barbara Kiser, Books and Arts Editor at the journal Nature, talks about her favorite science books of 2016, especially three books about the little-known history of women mathematicians. -- Read...

Getting Robots To Say No

Dodany: 21 grudnia 2016


Gordon Briggs, a postdoc at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, talks about the article he and Matthias Scheutz, director of the Human Robot Interaction Laboratory at Tufts University, wrote in...

How Myths Evolve Over Time and Migrations

Dodany: 15 listopada 2016


Julien D’Huy, of the Pantheon-Sorbonne University in Paris, talks about the use of evolutionary theory and computer modeling in the comparative analysis of myths and folktales, the subject of... ...

Attack On the Internet: Weak-Link Nanny Cams

Dodany: 26 października 2016


Paul Rosenzweig, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the Department of Homeland Security and founder of Red Branch Consulting PLLC talks about the October 21st attack on internet...