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Science Talk

Scientific American

Science Talk takes you deeply into the world of science audio. Sometimes we travel deep into the wilderness. Sometimes deep into the mind of a scientific expert. The experience will always stimulate your auditory neurons, even if you don't know quite where you're headed at the start. Also check our podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived podcasts please go to


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4.3 out of 5 stars from 972 ratings
  • so soothing

    a year ago
  • Not worth listening to anymore

    I’m a fairly recent subscriber; started listening in 2016 and looked forward to each week’s release. But since Steve Mirsky’s departure, it’s not worth the effort. Several weeks of nature sounds? Really? And now book musings? more

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    Political, he seriously had a neurologist on to state people don’t have free will which is only friggin half science. Really some disturbing topics and guests.

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