Danger on the mountain…
Climate scientist and mountaineer John All talks about the risks and rewards trekking to the highest peaks of the Himalayas, the jungles of Central America, and the wilds of southern Africa to collect scientific data.
Sugar is sweet…
…but too much of it has bitter consequences for your health. Public health doctor Charlie Clements explains the risks of excessive sugar in the American diet.
Grass Roots, Big Data, and You: Citizen Science
How are ordinary people getting involved in species conservation? Mary Ellen Hannibal talks about how big data meets grass roots participation.
Wanna go to Mars? Or at least remotely control a science buggy up there?
Nina Lanza does. We talk about what Mars is like and whether there is, or has ever been, life there.
Why do some people survive and others not?
Journalist Laurence Gonzales tells stories about natural and man-made disasters, who survives, and why.
Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned
A conversation with computer scientists Ken Stanley about the value of exploration and serendipity…and the data backing it up.
Deep Science Radio
This a show for everyone, nerds and non-nerds alike, where you can hear in-depth interviews with scientists and science writers about things that affect the rest of us—and things that are just incredibly interesting. We welcome your ideas, questions, and comments!