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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!

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...


May 17, 2018

On This Week's Show

Science News

  • Origins of amphibian-killing fungus uncovered
  • How California becomes the first US state to mandate solar on new homes
  • New discoveries about some ancient reptiles

Science News

Origins of amphibian-killing fungus uncovered

This is a detective story. The chytrid fungus, also known as Bd...


May 10, 2018

Coming up on this week’s show

The Climate Lounge with Tom Di Liberto

The return of the What the Hell Was That game!

Science News:

  • Kilauea Volcano Erupts
  • How birds got their beaks
  • Kew Gardens Glasshouse Reopens
  • Stephen Hawking's Final Theory About The Multiverse

 

Science News with Sophie McManus and Nevena...


May 4, 2018

Coming up on this week’s show

Mysterious ice holes, INSIGHT into the interior of Mars, Early Grants are the Ticket, The Climate Lounge, and This Week in Science History 

  

Listener feedback

Regarding our story last week on plastic-eating bacteria, SC on Twitter writes:

There was a scifi play on BBC tv in the 70’s...