10 Best Science History Podcasts

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Science History Podcasts

Here are 10 Best Science History Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. New Books in the History of Science

New Books in the History of Science Interviews with historians of science about their new books
2 episodes / week Avg Length 52 min
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2. Distillations | Science History Institute

Distillations | Science History Institute Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Each episode of Distillations podcast takes a deep-dive into a moment of science-related history in order to shed light on the present.
41K 25.1K 7.9K 11 episodes / year Avg Length 36 min
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3. The Mad Scientist Podcast

The Mad Scientist Podcast Boston, Massachusetts, US
The Mad Scientist Podcast is a comedy show about the history and philosophy of science and pseudoscience. Hosted by Chris and Marie, join our intrepid... hosts as they talk about all the weird stuff your science textbook left out. Because sometimes, the best way to learn how to think like a scientist is to talk about all the bad science floating around out there!more
6.5K 5 episodes / year Avg Length 53 min Sep 2017
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4. The Complete History of Science

The Complete History of Science The History of Science is told from the beginning. Scientific knowledge is a vast edifice, upon which our society is built. However, it's not al...ways well understood how the great scientific discoveries of the past were made. Each episode of this podcast explores how we made these discoveries, what led to these breakthroughs, and ultimately how science has shaped our world.more
1 episode / quarter Avg Length 21 min
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5. Disappearing Spoon: a science history podcast by Sam Kean

Disappearing Spoon: a science history podcast by Sam Kean A topsy-turvy science history podcast by Sam Kean. I examine overlooked stories from our past: the dental superiority of hunter-gatherers, the crooked... Nazis who saved thousands of American lives, the American immigrants who developed the most successful cancer screening tool in history, the sex lives of dinosaurs, and much, much more...more
3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 20 min
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6. Science History Podcast

Science History Podcast Flagstaff, Arizona, US
Monthly interviews on important moments in the history of science.
715 1 episode / month Avg Length 100 min Dec 2017
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7. Sweet Defiance - Stories of Remarkable Women in Science

Sweet Defiance - Stories of Remarkable Women in Science Welcome to Sweet Defiance, the podcast where we pair delicious sweets with compelling stories of forgotten historic women who made great achievements ...in science.Each episode, we explore the life and work of a different female scientist, sharing their remarkable stories and delving into the science and impact of their discoveries. We pair each episode with a carefully chosen treat to appease our sweet tooth. more
8 17 8 episodes / year Avg Length 17 min
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8. Surprisingly Brilliant

Surprisingly Brilliant A science history podcast uncovering the little-known stories and less-talked-about people behind well-known science & tech. Written & Hosted by Maren... Hunsberger & Greg Foot for Seekermore
8.2M 458.9K 459.1K
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9. A Reader's History of Science Fiction

A Reader's History of Science Fiction A biweekly podcast exploring the history of science fiction from the Renaissance to the present day. Astrophysicist and sci-fi enthusiast Alex Howe ex...plores how the classic books, movies, and TV shows influenced the development of the genre and continues to do so today, with book recommendations for each episode.more
101 3 episodes / year Avg Length 35 min
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Science History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Science History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
New Books Network listennotes.com 52
Eva sweetdefiance.org 8
Sam Kean redcircle.com 5
Frank A. von Hippel sciencehistory.libsyn.com 3
Gethin Richards thecompletehistoryofscience.buzzsprout.com 2
Bitesz.com spreaker.com/show/space-nuts 1
Dp Lyle podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/dp-lyle 1
New Books Network newbooksnetwork.com/category/peoples-places/irish-studies 8
Science Friday And Wnyc Studios wnycstudios.org/podcasts/science-friday 6
Science History Institute sciencehistory.org/stories/distillations-pod 4
Tumble Media podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/tumblescience 4
Daniel Fuller plantsgrowhere.com/pages/podcast 3
Russell Tovey And Robert Diament play.acast.com/s/talkart 3
Sarah Mackenzie readaloudrevival.com/podcasts 3
Alie Ward alieward.com/ologies 2
Andrew Keen ajkeen.libsyn.com 2
Anthony Sosa redcircle.com/shows/fort-worth-freedom-review 2
Audio audiobooklabs.com/category/audiobook 2
Billy Procida cms.megaphone.fm/channel/GLSS1806855574 2
Blake Smith cms.megaphone.fm/channel/monstertalk 2
Chris Mcbrien popgoesyourworld.com 2
Clayton Henkel pulse.ncpolicywatch.org 2
Erin feeds.buzzsprout.com/1583485 2
Foxtopus Ink podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wildthing 2
Frank Turek crossexamined.org/blog 2
Joe Kovacs wnd.com 2
Joe Montaldo & United Public Radio ufoparanormalradio.podbean.com 2
John Jantsch ducttapemarketing.com/blog 2
Kerry Moynahan barrelroomchronicles.com/episodes 2
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/religion-faith/islamic-studies 2
Modernist Cuisine / Michael Harlan Turkell modernistcuisine.com/books/modernist-pizza/modernist-pizza-podcast 2
Nick Charlie Key spreaker.com/show/the-fantastic-history-of-food 2
P.h.s. Environmental Club podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phsenvironmentalclub 2
Sage Publishing socialsciencespace.com/about-socialsciencebites 2
Simon Bown spreaker.com/show/the-alien-ufo-podcast 2
Skeptic skeptic.com 2
The Investor's Podcast Network theinvestorspodcast.com/we-study-billionaires 2
Wendy's Coffeehouse kcmotalkradio.com/2016/06/01/wendys-coffeehouse 2
A Holy Mess a-holy-mess.captivate.fm 1
Arial And Matthew Buza homeschooltogether.fireside.fm 1
Author Magazine blogtalkradio.com/ql_p 1
Bbc Radio 4 bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qnx3/episodes/player 1
Ben Worthington ieltspodcast.com 1
Berkshire Hall & Epping Press soundcloud.com/disafimi-history 1
California Prevention Training Center captc.libsyn.com/site 1
Chris Woods (dailystem) remarkablechatter.com/category/podcasts/stem-everyday 1
Co-conspiracy Entertainment foodiepharmacology.podbean.com 1
Connecticut Public Radio ctpublic.org/show/the-colin-mcenroe-show 1
Dane Verwey podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/dane-simon-verwey 1
Daniel Lelchuk podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/daniel-lelchuk 1
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