Weirdly Interesting The Best Science Podcasts  

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Ranked list of the best science podcasts currently available on iTunes and online, as voted on by science enthusiasts like yourself. Whether it's physics, astronomy, geography or biology, these podcasts shed light on fields of science and make them interesting for people who wouldn't necessarily love the subject. Science has become somewhat of a mainstream field of study these days, with The Big Bang Theory being one of the most popular shows on television, and the Facebook page "I Fu*king Love Science" having millions of likes from people who certainly aren't scientists.

Don't worry if you don't have iTunes or a smartphone, as many of these are available to stream online via your laptop or desktop computer. Including Radiolab, Stuff You Should KnowBrain Stuff and StarTalk Radio, this list of popular science podcasts currently airing new episodes is your definitive guide to the best podcasts about science, medicine, and other scientific subjects.

Vote for your favorite science podcasts regardless of how popular they are. 

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Stuff You Should Know is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
jason-morgan added Stuff You Should Know

The Top 10 Science Myths That Everyone Believes The Best Wineries in France

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28 7
The Skeptics' Guide to the... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

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24 4
Stuff To Blow Your Mind is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Stuff To Blow Your Mind

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StarTalk Radio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
StarTalk Radio

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23 7
Science Friday Audio Podcast is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science Friday Audio Podcast

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Radiolab from WNYC is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Radiolab from WNYC

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Hubblecast HD is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Hubblecast HD

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14 4
MinutePhysics is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
MinutePhysics

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16 6
BrainStuff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
BrainStuff

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60-Second Science is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
60-Second Science

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Brain Science Podcast is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Brain Science Podcast

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Astronomy Cast is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Astronomy Cast

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Quirks and Quarks Complete Sho... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio

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Wired Science Video Podcast tv... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Wired Science Video Podcast tv series

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Mysterious Universe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Mysterious Universe

14 Hilarious/Sad Videos of Conservatives Discussing Science 7 Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

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11 7
NOVA | PBS is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
NOVA | PBS

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Science Magazine Podcast is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science Magazine Podcast

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60-Second Mind is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
60-Second Mind

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Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spi... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

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7 3
TERRA: The Nature of Our World is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
TERRA: The Nature of Our World

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5 1
Instant Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Instant Anatomy

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10 7
Science Talk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science Talk

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Science Friday Video Podcast is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science Friday Video Podcast

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Talk Nerdy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Talk Nerdy

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NOVA E=mc2 | PBS is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
NOVA E = mc2 | PBS

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60-Second Earth is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
60-Second Earth

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Science in Action tv series is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science in Action tv series

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The Story Collider is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Story Collider

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The Science Show is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Science Show

13 Easy Science Projects Using Household Items The Greatest Simple Pleasures in Life

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Probably Science is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Probably Science

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The Naked Scientists is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Naked Scientists

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All In The Mind - ABC Radio Na... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
All In The Mind - ABC Radio National

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ICU Rounds tv series is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
ICU Rounds tv series

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Futures in Biotech (MP3) is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Futures in Biotech (MP3)

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1 1
Invisibilia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Invisibilia

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The Infinite Monkey Cage is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Infinite Monkey Cage

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Science for the People is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science for the People

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The Guardian Science Weekly is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Guardian Science Weekly

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Physics Central is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Physics Central

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0 0
Professor Blastoff is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Professor Blastoff

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5 6
PARANORMAL PODCAST | Jim Harol... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
PARANORMAL PODCAST | Jim Harold

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Nova ScienceNow is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Science Podcasts

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4 5
Skeptoid is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Skeptoid

Insane Diseases That Science Never Explained The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons

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4 5
NASACast: Universe Video is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
NASACast: Universe Video

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The Skeptics' Guide 5X5 tv... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Skeptics' Guide 5X5 tv series

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2 3
Nature Podcast is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Nature Podcast

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Big Picture Science is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Big Picture Science

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Annals of Internal Medicine Po... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Annals of Internal Medicine Podcast

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Nature Podcast is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Nature Podcast

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NPR: How To Do Everything Podc... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
NPR: How To Do Everything Podcast