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Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of science... the thrill of discovery... and the agony of failed experiments... the human drama of scientific advancement... This is the Blue Streak Science Podcast!

Nov 22, 2019

Life on Mars! No? Yes? Maybe? Now we’ve learned that the Mars Rover 2020 will be looking for fossils. And JD wants them to bring a hammer and smash some rocks. 

 On This Week’s Show

  • Science News with Chris MacAlister

Science News with Chris MacAlister

Mars 2020 Rover is Going to a Place on Mars That’s Perfect...

Nov 16, 2019

The more you know, the more you don’t know. Ain’t that the truth! The more we know about the universe the more confusing and contradictory it seems to get. Nevena talks about this crisis in cosmology in today’s episode of Blue Streak Science.

Oh, there’s so much more than that. Join us. 

On This Week’s Show

Nov 8, 2019

In California we’ve noticed that winegrape harvests have shifted to earlier and earlier due to a warmer climate over the past few decades. Along with this shift in agriculture we’ve also experienced extended and more catastrophic fire seasons. 

Last week the huge Kincade fire swept through Sonoma County,...

Oct 25, 2019

On This Week’s Show

  • A new land speed record
  • Are we alone? Are we intelligent life?
  • A brainless blob

Science News with Nevena Hristozova, and Chris MacAlister

Scientific integrity bill advances in U.S. House with bipartisan support

Nevena Hristozova

  • The US House of Representatives' science committee has...

Oct 17, 2019

As science news went this week, it was all over the map. Continuing from last week's Nobel Prizes, we moved to Pleistocene food storage, and a green milestone for the UK.

On This Week’s Show

  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Prehistoric Cans of Soup
  • Good news from the UK regarding energy consumption

Science News with Chris...