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News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Today, Explained is your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer hosted by Sean Rameswaram and featuring the finest reporters from the Vox Media Podcast Network and beyond.


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Latest Episodes

That’ll do, pig. That’ll do. Today's show was produced by Miles Bryan, edited by Matt Collette, engineered by Efim Shapiro and Paul Mounsey, fact-checked by Laura Bullard and hosted by Sean Rameswaram.Transcript at Support Toda... more

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To look into deep space is to look back in time. Ahead of the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, Unexplainable talked to scientists who hope to see “cosmic dawn,” a period long ago when the first starlight transformed the universe. Transcript ... more

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This Sunday, the greatest telescope in the history of humanity is scheduled to reach its destination nearly a million miles away from Earth. Vox’s Unexplainable explored what it will do when it gets there. Transcript at Support... more

3 days ago


4.4 out of 5 stars from 9.2k ratings
  • Meh… annoying level sometimes supersedes factual purpose

    I like this podcast, really cause I like the topics they cover. However, on every episode there’s always some obnoxious song or sound effect that sometimes makes me just want to fast forward through or the sound effect keeps happening so much that I end up fast forward or skipping the whole episode (samonella episode and the nail on a chalkboard sound of a turkey costantly throughout… there is a reason no one uses that sound… it’s jarring and annoying). The other part is the faux acting stuff (I... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • So woke it hurts

    pure propaganda - if that’s what you’re looking for you’ll love it. Yikes.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Good but too silly

    I really like this podcast, but the over the top silliness sometimes is annoying. I would rate it a 5 if not for that.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Like it

    I enjoy the show but please never include the creepy/annoying fake grandma voice ever again.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Amazing Episodes, Lately too long episodes

    I’ve been listening the podcast for a long time know. They were so genuine and concise but lately episodes are long and with a lot of stuff that isn’t related to the main core of the podcast. more

    Apple Podcasts
    Mexico2 months ago

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