SciShow Tangents

From Complexly and WNYC Studios

The lightly competitive knowledge showcase from the geniuses behind the YouTube series SciShow.

  • 72 - Museums

    Mar 24, 2020
    Museums are where science lives, so it’s only natural your favorite science podcast talks about them! 
  • 71 - Experiments in Space

    Mar 17, 2020
    Space… it’s big, it’s confusing, and there isn’t any gravity! So sometimes we send people and machines up there to try and figure out just what the heck is even going on!
  • 70 - Sugar

    Mar 10, 2020
    SciShow Tangents editorial assistant/genius Deboki Chakravarti joins us once more to talk about that sweet sand we all love so much: sugar!
  • 69 - Viruses

    Mar 3, 2020
    Viruses are the subject of confusion & misinformation. Luckily, we have a friend who knows a lot about them! We sit down with microbiology genius Deboki Chakravarti to talk viruses.
  • 68 - Oceans

    Feb 25, 2020
    Oceans: they cover 70% of the planet, but what do we really know about them? Like what’s with all the salt, huh? And fish... what are they up to down there? Seems suspicious. 
  • 67 - Subatomic

    Feb 18, 2020
    This week, Sam and Stefan encounter their very worst nightmare: an episode about actual science stuff, including terms such as ‘quantum entanglement’ and ‘boson.’ Gulp!
  • 66 - Hearts

    Feb 11, 2020
    This Valentine’s Day, what could be better than cuddling up with someone special and listening to the Tangents Crew talk about various medical procedures in gory detail! Pucker up! 
  • 65 - Meat

    Feb 4, 2020
    In this week’s episode, we’re finally asking the big question: what was the first meat? 
  • 64 - Music

    Jan 28, 2020
    Stefan shoos Ceri off the Science Couch and takes a seat to teach us about the science of sweet music... with a song!