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Big Picture Science

SETI Institute

The surprising connections in science and technology that give you the Big Picture. Astronomer Seth Shostak and science journalist Molly Bentley are joined each week by leading researchers, techies, and journalists to provide a smart and humorous take on science. Our regular "Skeptic Check" episodes cast a critical eye on pseudoscience.


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4.6 out of 5 stars from 1.3k ratings
  • Oh yeah give us more!!!!

    Mrs K. Since you insist, let me tell you that I have enjoyed every single episode you’ve done in this new venture of yours “seeking a scientist”. With the quality of guests and information you are putting out there you are now among my favourite podcasts at the same level of Revisionist History, Quirks and Quarks, Big Picture Science and Star Talk to name the top ones. My name is Juan Rico, I live in Canada, I have been involved in agriculture all my life, I am grain trader (Of course I enjoyed... more

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    Canada3 months ago
  • One of the best science podcasts, keep up the good work!

    This is one of the best science podcasts available. The hosts are excellent, they are always well versed on the topic, sprinkle their delivery with a tad of natural humor, always ask they key insightful questions, and cover the topics well. more

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  • Great

    Hosts can be a bit goofy and embarrassing. But maybe I’m a little younger than the target audience idk. Really nice diverse array of topics! And I like how it’s not full of annoying random banter. They interview the subjects and let them do the talking!

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  • Awesome

    Love this podcast! Very knowledgeable, great guests, and very well organized show.

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  • Gone political

    Stop pushing the left BS ideology and get back on track from where you started in SETI. Have to go with

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