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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 27, 2015

We romanticize childhood in so many ways. For example, we look at our children and see little scientists. After all, they’re naturally curious and they even conduct basic experiments that help them to understand their surroundings.

Most of us can remember our own childhoods and how the novelty of almost everything in...


Jun 20, 2015

On the day of his inauguration in 1961 President John F. Kennedy proclaimed that the torch of American idealism had been passed to a new generation. He called on Americans of all walks of life to come together in self-sacrifice to fight tyranny, poverty, disease, and even war itself.

And growing up I thought my


Jun 13, 2015

On This Week’s Show

  • Because Science
  • Blue Streak Science News
  • A***ole of the Week

Science News with Kellie Vinal and Sophie McManus

  • Paleontologist announces discovery of dinosaur and proposes marriage in same paper
  • New blood test reveals your lifetime viral exposure, and you thought what happened in Vegas stayed in...


Jun 6, 2015

On This Week’s Show

  • The Poetry of Science
  • Introducing new host Sophie McManus
  • Blue Streak Science News
  • Asshole of the Week

Science News with Kellie Vinal and Sophie McManus

  • Ebola gatekeeper protein identified
  • How to rewire the eye
  • Does urine relieve the pain of jellyfish stings?
  • Evidence indicates that dogs and...