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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 28, 2018

On This Week’s Show

  • A**hole of the Month
  • A Farewell to Koko
  • Where’s all the Matter?
  • Three places struggling to control HIV and AIDS

Science News with Sophie McManus and JD Goodwin

A Farewell to Koko

Sophie McManus

Koko, the famous ‘talking gorilla’, has died in California aged 46.

Koko was born in 1971 in San...


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...