Scientific American Podcast

150 Years of the Journal Nature

Dodany: 11 listopada 2019

Nature is arguably the world’s most prestigious scientific journal. Editor in chief Magdalena Skipper spoke with Scientific American’s acting editor in chief Curtis Brainard about her... -- Read...

Lithium-Ion Battery Creators Win Chemistry Nobel Prize

Dodany: 10 października 2019

John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the development of lithium-ion batteries” that have led to portable... -- Read more on...

How Cells Sense Oxygen Levels: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Dodany: 8 października 2019

William Kaelin, Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza share the 2019 Nobel Prize for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. New therapies for cancer and...

Talking Health and Energy at UN Climate Action Summit

Dodany: 2 października 2019

Scientific American senior editor Jen Schwartz talks with WHO officials Dr. Maria Neira and Dr. Agnès Soucat about climate and health, and with Rachel Kyte, Special Representative to the UN... --...

Kicking Climate Change: Wins for Health, the Economy and Security

Dodany: 28 września 2019

Former EPA Adminstrator Gina McCarthy talks with Scientific American's Andrea Thompson about the widespread benefits of taking action against climate change. -- Read more on

The Mathematical Language of Nature

Dodany: 24 września 2019

Physics historian Graham Farmelo talks about his latest book, The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Math Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets. -- Read more on

Jacks of All Trades Make the Grade

Dodany: 10 sierpnia 2019

Journalist and author David Epstein talks about his new book Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. -- Read more on

It's Melting: Science On Ice

Dodany: 21 lipca 2019 - Średnia ocen: 4

Glaciologist Elizabeth Case, of Columbia University Earth Institute's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, takes us out near Juneau to study and live on the shifting ice. -- Read more on...

Joseph Lange's Campaign Against HIV

Dodany: 17 lipca 2019

Seema Yasmin, director of research and education at the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, talks about her book The Impatient Dr. Lange: One Man’s Fight to End the Global HIV Epidemic.... ...

Bone Up On What's Inside You

Dodany: 26 czerwca 2019

Author and self-described fossil fanatic Brian Switek talks about his new book Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone. -- Read more on

Solving Our Plastic Problem

Dodany: 19 czerwca 2019

At Scientific American's third Science on the Hill event, experts from academia and the private sector met at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill to talk with Scientific American... ...

Secrets of the Universe Revealed!

Dodany: 24 maja 2019

Cornell University applied mathematics professor Steven Strogatz talks about his new book Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe. -- Read more on

How the Black Hole Said Cheese

Dodany: 29 kwietnia 2019

Scientific American's chief features editor Seth Fletcher talks about his book Einstein's Shadow, an account of the long effort to image a black hole that recently came to fruition. -- Read more...

A Tree and Its People in a Warming Landscape

Dodany: 22 kwietnia 2019

Conservation scientist Lauren Oakes discusses her book about Alaska ecology and sociology, In Search of The Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World. -- Read more on...

Science Couple Phages Out Superbug

Dodany: 13 marca 2019

Medical researcher Stephanie Strathdee needed to save the life of her husband, researcher Tom Patterson, when he contracted one of the world's worst infections. She turned to phage therapy: using...

Vaccine Rejection: Truth and Consequences

Dodany: 20 lutego 2019

Kent State epidemiologist Tara Smith talks about vaccines, recent preventable measles outbreaks and her 2017 journal article on vaccine rejection. -- Read more on

On the Origin of Darwin

Dodany: 13 lutego 2019

On this 210th anniversary of Darwin's birth, we hear evolution writer and historian Richard Milner perform a brief monologue as Charles Darwin, and former Scientific American editor-in-chief...

Warming Arctic On Thin Ice

Dodany: 31 stycznia 2019

Scientific American collections editor Andrea Gawrylewski talks to managing editor Curtis Brainard about how warming in the Arctic affects us all. And glaciologist Elizabeth Case takes us out...

Fake Whiskeys and Octo-Ecstasy

Dodany: 14 stycznia 2019

Scientific American assistant news editor, Tanya Lewis, and collections editor, Andrea Gawrylewski, take a deeper look at two short articles from the Advances news section of the December issue,......

Ultima Thule and the Apes of Earth

Dodany: 3 stycznia 2019

As the New Horizons mission approached Ultima Thule, Rowan University paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara put our close-up study of the Kuiper Belt object into a deep-time perspective. -- Read more...