10 Science Podcasts To Know Everything About Everything

  • AUTHOR: dua
  • POSTED ON: June 12, 2020

Podcasts are full of variety – You have crime series, chats about feminism, etc., and then you have science.

If you are curious and want to learn more about the world and how it functions, you should try listening to science podcasts! They are a great way of staying up-to-date with the constantly evolving world. From scientific theories to debunking scientific myths, and learning about life outside space, it is all very interesting. Below are some of the best podcasts that you can listen to if you wish to become smart and informed.

Science VS

If you’re a keen social media user, you’d be aware that sometimes the feed can become too chaotic with floods of information coming from left right and centre. Whether it’s the controversy regarding 5G or the anti-vaxxer stand, there are many issues that require fact-clearing. To find out information on trending topics, you can check out Science VS conducted by host Wendy Zuckerman!


Radiolab is known for investigating the truths of the world. It explains every complex construct in an exceptionally simple and easy-to-understand way.


Invisibilia covers the hidden elements of life. In its own words, the podcast tackles “unseeable forces [that] control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions.” Hence, you may not find difficult science topics in this podcast. You can say that this podcast is distinguished due to its philosophical touch.

Ologies With Alie Ward

If palaeontology, molecular neurobiology, philematology, virology, and potterology etc. are right up your alley, you must give this podcast a try! This podcast takes on different topics and adds “ology” at the end. It’s humorous and highly engaging. 

The Infinite Monkey Cage

The Infinite Monkey Cage was first introduced in 2009. It’s a BBC Radio 4 show led by popular British physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince. In every episode, they cover one science-related topic and go into the depth of it. Usually, there are two to three scientists on the panel to discuss and one comedian to bring in the humor and balance out the seriousness.

Science Rules!

Bill Bye, the most famous go-to science guy since the 90s, and science journalist Corey S. Powell team up on this podcast to answer questions about the world. They tackle questions relating to climate change, the recent space mission, and of course, the Coronavirus!

Shirtloads Of Science

Hosted by the famous Australian scientist and TV presenter Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Shirtloads of Science delves into everything science! The show has a very conversational tone to it making it easier for the listeners to grasp the information. Thus, if you want to know about space archaeology, tune in!

The Skeptics’ Guide To The Universe

Do you want to find out everything about everything? Are you interested in critically analyzing every current event and scenario? Do you want to get to the bottom of every science phenomenon? This show is the right choice for you!

The Naked Scientists

This is a show where scientists interview each other. They talk about the latest researches, scientific breakthroughs and wisdom of centuries. It’s highly technical and if you want to challenge your own understanding of the world while acquiring more, tune in!

 60-Second Science

If you’re someone who’s extremely restless but equally intrigued, this is the right show for you! It gives you a quick dosage of information that is fluid and easy to grasp! In 60 seconds, scientists unpack the latest discoveries and inventions!

Let us know which ones do you prefer!

Updated June 12, 2020
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