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Radiolab is a show about wonder, curiosity and big ideas. Hailed by critics as “best radio show,” Radiolab presents a potent elixir of science and philosophy, first-person storytelling and radio theatre, all woven together with the most innovative sound design to ever spill out of the radio. Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich and produced by WNYC, the show is heard on more than 300 public radio stations around the country.

The Radiolab app is all about curiosity, too. More than just a companion to the broadcast, the app is an extension of the Radiolab experience and its spirit of exploration, possibility and play.

By downloading the Radiolab app, you can…

· Listen to every podcast of the show from the very beginning to the latest release.

· Make your own audio effects, text and photos based on specific requests from Jad and Robert and upload them via Soundcloud.

· Read blogs and updates from the show.

· Share podcasts via email, Facebook and Twitter.

· Receive push notifications of news, new episodes and Radiolab events.

· And Access all of the above through a truly unique user experience that’s not just about navigation, but exploration.

The Radiolab app was produced by WNYC, developed by PRX and designed by 1 Trick Pony.

Your purchase of the app will help fund the production of Radiolab. Enjoy!

What's New in Version 1.0.9

CRITICAL UPDATE. Please upgrade.
We've rebuilt the MAKE section. You need to update to this version in
order to submit MAKE content.
We¹ve also worked on fixing a few bugs.

We hope you enjoy the app. If you have feedback, please go to

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Customer Reviews

Amazing podcast, poor app

Radiolab is a phenomenal show with intriguing podcasts, however, buyer beware, this app crashes constantly. Let's say you rewind 30 seconds too often, or if you close your phone while the podcast is open, the app will crash. I ignored the comments when I bought the app thinking it was a group of complainers, but seriously, Save your money and just listen online for free. The actual navigation of the app is very neat, but if you press the home screen on your iPhone, when you go to open the app again, it will crash. You must be patient to use this app!

Amazing App!

I was hesitant to purchase this app after seeing the scathing reviews, but am so glad that I did! The developers must have fixed a large amount of the problems, because I have yet to come across any. I have yet to have the app crash on me, and I've listened to tons of shows thus far. The graphics are amazing and there are all sorts of fun areas to explore throughout the app. 10/10 would strongly recommend!

Content 5* app itself 1*

The podcasts are amazing and the fact that I have access to them all is fantastic, but there is the problem. It crashes constantly. I think it's too pretty and all the prettiness it holds is too much for it and it crashes. Searching for a new podcast, crash, every 10 seconds, crash. Unless I keep it open and give it time to load I might be safe. So I met in the middle of my 5 for content and 1 for crashing and gave it a 3. JAD AND ROBERT, PLEASE FIX!

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  • $2.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.0.9
  • Size: 31.4 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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