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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!

Jun 20, 2018

On This Week’s Show

  • The melt rate of the Antarctic...the news ain’t good, folks
  • Mars Rover Opportunity Hunkers Down for the Big Dust Storm
  • Animals Are Doing their best to avoid us, and staying up late
  • Stephen Hawking’s ashes buried in Westminster Abbey
  • The Pub Quiz
  • There is no Climate Lounge today. Tom Di Liberto...


Jun 14, 2018

On This Week’s Show

  • New Horizons wakes up to explore the Kuiper Belt
  • Hurricanes are slowing down
  • Dogs and the flu virus
  • The Climate Lounge
  • The Pub Quiz

Science News with Nevena Hristozova and Chris MacAlister

Organic molecules found on Mars

Mars stinks. Or at least it ought to, based on the fact that in has methane...


Jun 6, 2018

On This Week’s Show

  • Evidence for a new fundamental particle
  • Pluto has dunes
  • CRISPR Gene-Editing Pioneers Win Kavli Prize for Nanoscience
  • Oldest Known Lizard Fossil Discovered
  • This Week in Science History
  • Pub Quiz

Listener feedback

We heard from our good friend, Sam Danby, in Norway. Sam is a new father, a cancer...


May 31, 2018

On This Week’s Show

  • The Nipah virus
  • The journal Scientific Reports retracts a paper...oops!
  • The mysterious case of the stolen asteroid
  • Speaking of asteroids, we learn how birds may have dodged the one that rubbed out the rest of the other dinosaurs
  • The Blue Streak Science A**hole of the Month
  • And the Pub...


May 23, 2018

On This Week’s Show

  • Megafauna
  • Also, Mount Kilauea is still at it...now with a another thing to worry about
  • Ebola is back in the news
  • I gotta a gut feeling about one of these stories

And let’s not forget the Climate Lounge with Tom Di Liberto


Science News

Diverse and abundant megafauna documented at new Atlantic...