This Week's Episode
March 07, 2014
This week we're learning about the science and math on the cutting edge of computing research. We'll talk to Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Scott Aaronson about the hype and the hope for the field of quantum computing. And we'll discuss one of the most intriguing open problems in mathematics with Lance Fortnow, Chair of the School of Computer Science at Georgia Tech,... Read MoreListen Now
This week we're thinking about thinking, and the capacity of the not-so-humble human brain. We'll speak to science writer Fritjof Capra about his book "Learning from Leonardo: Decoding the Notebooks of a Genius."...
February 28, 2014Listen
The Philosophical Breakfast Club
This week, we're looking back at four remarkable minds whose weekly meetings set the stage for a revolution in science and technology. We're joined by science historian Laura J. Snyder, to talk about her book "The Phi...
February 21, 2014Listen
Everyday Science and Math
This week we're looking at some ordinary life experiences that harbor extraordinary science and math secrets. Filmmaker and author Simon Singh joins us to talk about his book "The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secre...
February 14, 2014Listen
Science for the People News
Science for the People appears in Science Studio 2012
October 17, 2013
We're excited to share that an episode of Science for the People, "Spider Silk", has made the final cut in the Science Studio 2012 Best of Science Audio collection! Science Studio is a "best of" anthology for online audio and video science communication. We're honoured to be included alongside some fantastic science-focused media. Next time you're looking for some great science content online, you should definitely visit Science Studio and check out their collection. Read More
Caffeinate In Style
October 10, 2013
Being a gigantic nerd science enthusiast can play havoc with your sleep schedule. Whether you're getting up at 3 am to catch a meteor shower, or staying up 'til 3 am following links across Wikipedia, chances are you've surrendered to the siren song of a caffeinated beverage after sacrificing a night's sleep to learn about something super cool. Fortunately, we share your affection for science and coffee, and we've designed a mug that lets your declare your love for both. Check out our Zazzle store to order a stylish Science... Read More