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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!

Dec 9, 2018

A year ago we were in shock and disbelief in the days after the Tubbs Fire in Northern California incinerated our neighborhood, and our home. One year later and that scene of apocalyptic devastation has been replaced by a community coming together and rising from the ashes. 

I'm overjoyed to announce that we can put...

Oct 18, 2018

On This Week’s Show

  • Cosmonauts make emergency landing after Soyuz rocket malfunctions
  • Big Bird Misbehaves and eats a Neanderthal Child
  • Stephen Hawking's final science study is released
  • Increase In Cases of Rare 'Polio-Like' Illness in the US
  • We have a big election coming up, so Blue Streak Science is giving...

Oct 11, 2018

There were many interesting science stories this week, but none more important than the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 1.5˚C Report. This may be one of the most important news stories of our lifetimes. Our government's failure to recognize its importance, and their continued contempt for inconvenient...

Oct 4, 2018

Last week it was the fun stuff, but this week it's that most serious of awards ceremonies, The Nobel Prize Awards. Sophie gives us the low-down on this year's winner in the category of Medicine and Physiology. JD breaks in with a newsflash, as one does, with Nobel Prize in Physics.

On This Week’s Show

  • Nobel Prize...

Sep 27, 2018

Science marches forward, but sometimes nations march backward. This is certainly true in recent years with my own country, and we're not alone in our reversion to a lesser form of ourselves. The government of Japan is throwing an international temper tantrum because most of the rest of the world don't want to go back to...