by Science Friday

A podcast about the left turns, missteps, and lucky breaks that make science happen.

  • Party Lines

    Oct 30, 2018
    A mathematician takes the stand in a court case that could decide the fate of gerrymandering in the U.S.
  • The Long Loneliness

    Oct 23, 2018
    Before we could save the whales, we had to learn to love them. It took two unconventional scientists to show us how.
  • Turtle v. Snake

    Oct 16, 2018
    A rookie scientist finds out he’s been scooped by a faraway stranger with a big reputation.
  • Guest Episode: The Infinite God

    Oct 9, 2018
    Sum of All Parts tells the story of a musician who gives up the rock ‘n' roll dream for number theory.
  • Plants And Prejudice

    Oct 2, 2018
    Are non-native species dangerous, or are we just prejudiced against them?
  • The Magic Machine

    Sep 25, 2018
    A new life support technology leaves a doctor wondering how far she’ll go to save a life.