This Week's Episode
December 06, 2013
This week, we're learning more about the fourth dimension, with a look at the brain science and the physics of time. Desiree Schell speaks to BBC journalist Claudia Hammond about her book "Time Warped: Unlocking the Mysteries of Time Perception." And astrophysicist and blogger Ethan Siegel returns to talk to Rachelle Saunders about the physics of time travel. Read MoreListen Now
Against Their Will
This week, we're looking at what happens when medical research clashes with basic ethics. Desiree Schell speaks to author Allen Hornblum about his book "Against Their Will: The Secret History of Medical Experimentatio...
November 29, 2013Listen
This week, we'll speak to a trio of online experts for a look at the lighter side of science. Desiree Schell welcomes favorite guest Scicurious, to talk about the 2013 IgNobel Prizes. Rachelle Saunders speaks to resea...
November 22, 2013Listen
Science and The Shutdown
When the United States Congress forced a 16-day government shutdown, nearly all government research funding was put on hold. Now that the latest budget impasse is over, we'll discuss the lingering effects of that fund...
November 15, 2013Listen
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