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A journey through the lives and discoveries of San Diego's raddest scientists — researchers pushing the frontiers of human knowledge. This season, you'll hear from the region's experts in sperm, plants, stars and nuclear physics.
||CleanRad Intro: Reel Scientists On Cinema Junkie||Hey, Rad Scientist listeners! I wanted to share another KPBS podcast featuring local scientists. It's called Cinema Junkie. I think you'll really like this one about "Reel Scientists" — that is, San Diego scientists who love geeking out about movies. This is an interview with entomologist Michael Wall. He's dissecting science-fiction and science-fact with KPBS film critic Beth Accomando. Hope you enjoy! Full episode here: kpbs.org/junkiepodcast Podcast 141: TCMFF And Reel Science 2.0||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRad Short: The March For Science||We're coming back! Season 2 is in the works. While we get that ready, enjoy this shorty episode on the March for Science. Keep up with everything at kpbs.org/radscientist and facebook.com/radscientistpod Find more KPBS podcasts at kpbs.org/podcast||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6. The Fungus Among Us | Sinem Beyhan||Sinem Beyhan studies an infectious fungus that lives in soil. With no vaccine and very few available treatments, the disease can be deadly to humans. So Sinem is on a mission to hit the fungus where it hurts. Visit us at kpbs.org/radscientist and facebook.com/radscientistpod Find more KPBS podcasts at kpbs.org/podcast Apply to become KPBS' next podcast creator: kpbs.org/explore||1/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5. We Are All Made Of Stars | Robert Quimby||Robert Quimby decides between becoming a rock star — or studying them. Visit us at kpbs.org/radscientist and facebook.com/radscientistpod Find more KPBS podcasts at kpbs.org/podcast Apply to become KPBS' next podcast creator: kpbs.org/explore A big shoutout to the band behind the ska music used in this episode, The Bruce Lee Band Additional music was by Peter Gresser, Macaw, and the weather cast intro was by Tuben||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4. Hotter Than The Sun | Cami Collins||Cami Collins was a small town girl with a dream to be a physicist. Now, she handles particles ten times hotter than the sun! Her goal is to create a new energy source for future generations. Visit us at kpbs.org/radscientist and facebook.com/radscientistpod Explore more KPBS podcasts at kpbs.org/podcast||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3. The Eiffel Tower Of Synthesis | Phil Baran||Can molecules from San Diego's coast be tomorrow's cancer medicine? That's what Philip Baran is trying to figure out. He hopes to synthesize life-saving molecules mother nature has been producing for eons. Visit us at kpbs.org/radscientist and facebook.com/radscientistpod Explore KPBS' film podcast, Cinema Junkie, at kpbs.org/junkiepodcast (Episode 104 has scientists dissecting classic sci-fi films!)||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2. In The Shoes Of A Plant | Liang Song||Liang Song is working hard to save her best friends: plants. She's trying to make them stronger. Like, strong enough to withstand a statewide drought. Visit us at kpbs.org/radscientist and facebook.com/radscientistpod Find more KPBS podcasts at kpbs.org/podcast||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1. The Killing Zone For Sperm | Pascal Gagneux||The female reproductive system and jungles of Africa face foreign invaders. In this episode, we follow San Diego scientist Pascal Gagneux through these environments, and find out more about their intruders. Visit us at kpbs.org/radscientist and facebook.com/radscientistpod Find more KPBS podcasts at kpbs.org/podcast||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer, Rad Scientist||Rad Scientist is a podcast from KPBS that explores one of the largest research hubs in the country. Here, the scientist becomes the subject. Season premieres Oct. 25, 2017. Visit us at kpbs.org/radscientistpod and facebook.com/radscientistpod Find more KPBS podcasts at kpbs.org/podcast||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Entertaining and educational . Enjoyed the humor and clever analogies. So cool.
Awesome and Interesting
This podcast has such potential to be great! The first episode was very intriguing and I'm looking forward to the next ones!!
One of the coolest and quirkiest and most interesting podcasts around!
So awesome! Really great stories of how the scientists become scientists, what they study, and what kind of humans they are! Short and sweet with awesome and quirky music! Anyone who is a scientist or who thinks science is really cool will love it.👩🏽🔬👨🏼🔬