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First time listener? Scroll down for some of our favorite episodes, which are a good introduction to the show. You can hear all the rest on SoundCloud or iTunes.
Dr. Sara Seager is a MacArthur genius and MIT astrophysicist searching for a habitable planet outside our solar system. Comedians Aparna Nancherla, Jo Firestone, and Marina Franklin get filled in on exoplanets, interstellar exploration, and how soup can be a romantic meal. Recorded as a co-presentation of the Cambridge Science Festival and the Women in Comedy Festival with funding from MIT's de Florez Fund for Humor.
Elizabeth Burgess is the world's leading expert on the hormones that whales shoot out of their blowholes. She tells us about her work at the New England Aquarium, how bridal veils play an important role in her research, and what rum is best suited for catching frogs. Featuring comedians Eugene Mirman, Obehi Janice, and Ken Reid.
Dr. Nancy Pokrywka is a biology professor and director of Science, Technology and Society at Vassar. She really, really, really loves fruit flies. In this episode she shares her passion with comedians Gary Richardson, Obehi Janice, and Josh Sharp.
Dr. Christopher Mason completed the first large scale genetic study of the NYC subway system. What he discovered blew our minds. Listen as Jo Firestone, Maeve Higgins, and Zhubin Parang are amazed and disgusted by the bacteria that surround us on our daily commutes.