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From the PBS science series NOVA, a biweekly podcast digging into the science behind the headlines. Alok Patel takes you behind the scenes with the people—scientists, engineers, technologists, mathematicians and more—working to understand our world. Now it's more critical than ever to distinguish fact from fiction and find science-based answers to the most pressing questions of our time. Subscribe, and learn more by visiting


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4.4 out of 5 stars from 204 ratings
  • Pavel Ya

    Very cheesy.Overreacted and unnecessarily excited. Looks like local TV news with bad and annoying annonser

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Black holes

    This program would probably be very educational and the pre- podcast review sounded great. However, I can not stand to listen to any program that plays music in the background. It drowns out the verbal content. The minute I start to listen to a program with music interspersed with the verbal content I TURN IT OFF. I can not understand why the producer of these programs feel they must intersperse music. It ruins the entire program. Too bad. This would have been an otherwise interesting e... more

    Apple Podcasts
    Charlie pip
    United States2 months ago
  • I don't follow programs that spread unproven theories that are intended to globalize humanity. We should not have world anything in this life. We are created as God intended, with free will and a conscience. Just as National Geographic became a standard bearer of the Greta fanclub, PBS is a socialist propagandist.

    Bruce Atkinson
    3 months ago
  • Worthless

    Over 28 minutes of hot air bringing nothing insightful on the topic of UAPs

    Apple Podcasts
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  • YAY!

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