By Science Friday
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Undiscovered is a podcast about how science really happens. It's about all the stuff that gets left out of journal articles – the left turns, false starts, harebrained ideas, and lucky breaks that go into scientific research. It’s scientists telling the story of how they discovered something. Most science shows focus on scientific findings – this new thing we know now, that we didn’t know before. But sometimes, the story of HOW the heck scientists figured this new thing out is as compelling – sometimes more! – than the discovery. There are some experiments that are also great stories. Undiscovered is a podcast about those stories.
||CleanMouse’s Vineyard||Martha’s Vineyard has a Lyme disease problem. Now a scientist is coming to town with a possible fix: genetically engineered mice.||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKurt Vonnegut and the Rainmakers||In the mid 1940s, no one would publish Kurt Vonnegut’s stories. But when he gets hired as a press writer at General Electric, the company’s fantastical science inspires some of his most iconic--and best-selling--novels.||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Wastebook||After a senator calls her research a waste of taxpayer dollars, biologist Sheila Patek heads to Capitol Hill to prove what her science is worth.||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSix Degrees||Are you just six handshakes away from every other person on Earth? Two mathematicians set out to prove we’re all connected.||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSick and Tired||When researchers publish a new study on chronic fatigue syndrome, a group of patients cry foul—and decide to investigate for themselves.||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBorn This Gay||At the turn of the 20th century, a German doctor sets out to prove that homosexuality is rooted in biology—but his research has consequences he never intended.||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Meteorite Hunter||Deep in Antarctica, a rookie meteorite hunter helps collect a mystery rock. Could it be a little piece of Mars?||5/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBoss Hua and the Black Box||A team of social scientists stumbles onto a cache of censored Chinese social media posts—and decides to find out what the Chinese government wants wiped from the internet.||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHi! We are Undiscovered.||We're a podcast about the left turns, false starts, and lucky breaks that move science forward.||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
So excited about this podcast!
Can't wait to hera episodes. So happy that two women will be talking about science.
Can't wait for the next episodes - this is exactly what I was looking for
Awesome first episode, excited for more!
Really great first episode. Really well told story of how science really happens: often by happy accidents and following curiosity. Looking forward to hearing more of the stories teased in the preview!