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Radiolab is on a curiosity bender. We ask deep questions and use investigative journalism to get the answers. A given episode might whirl you through science, legal history, and into the home of someone halfway across the world. The show is known for innovative sound design, smashing information into music. It is hosted by Jad Abumrad, Lulu Miller, and Latif Nasser.


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  • Maybe we can learn from William Hung and not be so incessantly sensitive about EVERYTHING. It's okay to laugh at people sometimes, not everyone is made of eggshells and will crack at the every comment.

    Ryan Persaud
    3 months ago
  • Firsts !

    I just listened to the first episode of Radiolab - while I didn’t listen to the show in 2002 due to not knowing about it til it meandered onto NPR the next year, I’ve been a fan since I listened to my first episode. I remember when listeners were told to experience episodes in their bedrooms in the dark. I remember learning and feeling that my intense fascination with science and the world and people was not unique to me. I love how the show has changed, I still listen to every episode and just ... more

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  • Written with love

    Radio lab to me has always felt like an escape from politics. I have great admiration for what Jad and Robert created, and I respect their new team. I still enjoy the show, but when they spew ideological fodder as the basis for some of their new episodes, it makes me sad. Politics are not black and white, and as an independent voter, it does make me sad that this show is falling to social pressures. It makes me miss the days when I was in the car with my dad as a child, listening to radio lab - ... more

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    Sibi Jak
    United States4 months ago
  • My fav podcast for years!

    Radiolab is my favorite podcast. I have listened for years. It is the show that hooked me on podcasts! I always learn something new.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States4 months ago
  • Consistently the best

    I’ve followed a few dozen podcasts over a decade or so. Radiolab is the most consistently delightful of them all

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