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Goggles Optional

By Stanford Scientists

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On Goggles Optional, scientists from Stanford University provide their professional yet humorous takes from the world of science. Join us as our hosts explore the significant news and discoveries of the week using a combination of wit, analogies, and words with less than four syllables. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a scientist to listen. The Goggles are Optional!

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Its the Candy Crush of podcasts

Goggles Optional is probably the most approachable science podcast I’ve had the pleasure of listening to. The cast to G.O. have somehow found that sweet-spot, making this a fantastic podcasts for scientists and non-scientists alike. The intermixing of a little bit of pop culture throughout the show seems to be the “spoonful of sugar” to digest contemporary scientific breakthroughs in such a delightful way.


Great podcast, good mix of humor and information. Well planned, recorded and presented. Highly recommended!

great group of scientists

GO is a fun podcast for anyone interested in a myriad of science topics. The weekly show is hosted by Stanford University scientists, all of whom are graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. GO seeks to bridge science discovery with the human side of science. The hosts are fun to listen to, and the “game show” component of GO is a favorite.

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