The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan

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Vote up the best science guests of all time from the Joe Rogan Experience podcast

Joe Rogan is fascinated by science and scientific theory from Ancient Egypt to the human mind, so it's no surprise that he's had a number of scientists and theorists as guests on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast. Since nearly every episode is about three hours long, there are few other platforms that allow you to get such a personal look at some of your favorite scientists.

On this list, you'll find the best Joe Rogan podcast guest theorists and scientists, including biologists, psychologists, and astrophysicists. Each of these scientists or theorists brought something different to the JRE podcast, including mainstays such as Jordan Peterson, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sean Carroll, and Dr. Rhonda Patrick, to bigger names who showed up for one-off appearances like Chris Hadfield and Brian Cox. They talk everything from time travel, to mushrooms, to aliens with Rogan.

Who is the best scientist that Joe Rogan has had on his podcast? Vote up the scientists and theorists who have been the best guests on the Joe Rogan Experience.

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  • Episode 610

    Professor Brian Edward Cox (born 3 March 1968) is an English physicist who serves as professor of particle physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester. He is best ...more
  • Sean Carroll

    Sean Carroll

    Multiple Episodes (1003, 1151)

  • Episode 1216

    Sir Roger Penrose (born 8 August 1931) is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science. He is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford ...more
  • Multiple Episodes (501, 606, 872)

    Randall Carlson is an American architect, geological theorist, and anthropological theorist. He is a proponent of the Younger Dryas impact hypothesis, and has theorized about the extinction of ...more
  • Episode 1035

    Paul Edward Stamets (born July 17, 1955) is an American mycologist, author and advocate of bioremediation and medicinal fungi.
  • Multiple Episodes (142, 360, 417, 725, 872, and others)

    Graham Bruce Hancock (; born 2 August 1950) is a British writer and journalist. He is known for his pseudoscientific theories involving ancient civilisations, Earth changes, stone monuments or ...more
  • David Andrew Sinclair AO (born June 26, 1969) is an Australian biologist who is a Professor of Genetics and co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research at Harvard Medical ...more
  • Episode 1124

    Robert M. Schoch is an associate professor of Natural Science at the College of General Studies, a two-year non-degree granting unit of Boston University. He is a proponent of the Sphinx water ...more
  • Episode 1211

    Ben Goertzel (born December 8, 1966), is the founder and CEO of SingularityNET, a blockchain-based AI marketplace project. Goertzel is also the chief scientist of financial prediction firm Aidyia ...more
  • Multiple Episodes (298, 477, 946, 1133)

    Dennis Jon McKenna (born December 17, 1950 in Paonia, Colorado) is an American ethnopharmacologist, research pharmacognosist, lecturer and author. He is the brother of well-known psychedelics ...more
  • Episode 1006

    Bret Samuel Weinstein is an American biologist and evolutionary theorist. Weinstein began his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Weinstein eventually transferred to the ...more
  • Episode 1203

    Eric Ross Weinstein (born October 1965) is an American mathematician, economist, and the managing director of Thiel Capital, one of Peter Thiel's investment firms. He also writes on investments, ...more
  • Episode 414

    Chris Austin Hadfield (born August 29, 1959) is a Canadian retired astronaut, engineer, and former Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot. The first Canadian to walk in space, Hadfield has flown two ...more
  • Multiple Episodes (519, 766, 837, 985)

    Gad Saad (; Arabic: جاد سعد‎, Hebrew: גד סעד‎, born October 13, 1964) is a Lebanese-Canadian evolutionary psychologist at the John Molson School of Business (Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, ...more
  • Dr. Rhonda Patrick

    Dr. Rhonda Patrick

    Multiple Episodes (459, 901, 1054, and others)

  • Episode 938

    Lawrence Maxwell Krauss (born May 27, 1954) is an American-Canadian theoretical physicist and cosmologist who previously taught at Arizona State University, Yale University, and Case Western Reserve ...more
  • Multiple Episodes (226, 852)

    John Anthony West is an American author, lecturer, guide and a proponent of Sphinx water erosion hypothesis in geology. Influenced by R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz, in 1993 his work with Robert M. ...more
  • Multiple Episodes (877, 958, 1070, 1139)

    Jordan Bernt Peterson (born June 12, 1962) is a Canadian clinical psychologist and a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. His main areas of study are in abnormal, social, and ...more
  • Bob Lazar

    Episode 1315

    Bob Lazar appeared in the 2003 film Old School.
  • Multiple Episodes (177, 1136)

    Hamilton Morris is the son of Errol Morris.
  • Multiple Episodes (310, 919, 1159)

    Neil deGrasse Tyson (; born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the ...more
  • Episode 1073

    Steven Arthur Pinker (born September 18, 1954) is a Canadian-American cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular science author. He is Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at ...more
  • Multiple Episodes (804, 1107)

    Samuel Benjamin Harris (born April 9, 1967) is an American author, public intellectual, blogger, and podcast host primarily known for his criticism of religion, and Islam in particular. His academic ...more
  • Episode 1173

    Geoffrey F. Miller (born 1965 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American evolutionary psychologist, serving as an associate professor of psychology at the University of New Mexico who has researched sexual ...more
  • Multiple Episodes (4, 603, 687, 826, 937)

    Carl Hart is an associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Columbia University. Hart is known for his research in drug abuse and drug addiction. Hart was the first tenured African American ...more