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The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan  

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List Rules 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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Brian Cox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Physics, Astronomy

Episode 610

Brian Edward Cox, OBE, is an English physicist, and professor of particle physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester in the UK. He is best known to the public ...more
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Paul Stamets is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Mycology

Episode 1035

Paul Edward Stamets is an American mycologist, author and advocate of bioremediation and medicinal mushrooms.
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Graham Hancock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Ancient civilizations, Megaliths, Altered states of conciousness

Multiple Episodes (142, 360, 417, 725, 872, and others)

Graham Hancock is a British writer and journalist. Hancock specialises in unconventional theories involving ancient civilisations, stone monuments or megaliths, altered states of consciousness, ...more
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Randall Carlson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Geological thory, Anthropological theory

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
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Neil deGrasse Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Astrophysics, Physics, Astronomy

Multiple Episodes (310, 919, 1159)

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose ...more
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Dr. Rhonda Patrick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Dr. Rhonda Patrick Biomedical science

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

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Sean Carroll is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Sean Carroll Physics, Cosmology, Astrophysics

Multiple Episodes (1003, 1151)

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Jordan Peterson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Self-deception, Mythology, Religion

Multiple Episodes (877, 958, 1070, 1139)

Jordan B. Peterson is a tenured research and clinical PhD psychologist who currently teaches at the University of Toronto. His research interests include self-deception, mythology, religion, ...more
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Robert M. Schoch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Robert M. Schoch Natural Science, Theorist

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
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Roger Penrose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Mathmatical Physics

Episode 1216

Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science. He is the Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute of ...more
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Bret Weinstein is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Biology, Evolutionary theory

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
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Dennis McKenna is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Ethnomedicine

Multiple Episodes (298, 477, 946, 1133)

Dennis Jon McKenna is an American ethnopharmacologist, research pharmacognosist, lecturer and author. He is the brother of well-known psychedelics proponent Terence McKenna and is a founding ...more
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Eric Weinstein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Eric Weinstein Mathmatics, Economics

Episode 1203

Eric Weinstein is a mathematician and economist who, in May 2013 proposed a solution to some of the problems in modern physics. His theory included a "observerse", a 14-dimensional ...more
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Chris Hadfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Engineering, Space

Episode 414

Chris Austin Hadfield OC OOnt MSC CD is a retired Canadian astronaut who was the first Canadian to walk in space. An engineer and former Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot, Hadfield has ...more
15
Lawrence M. Krauss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Dark energy, Zero-energy states

Episode 938

Lawrence Krauss is a screenwriter and film producer.
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Steven Pinker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Experimental psychology, Cognitive science

Episode 1073

Steven Arthur Pinker is a Canadian-born American experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, linguist, and popular science author. He is a Harvard College Professor and the Johnstone Family ...more
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Sam Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Philosophy, Cognitive neuroscience

Multiple Episodes (804, 1107)

Samuel B. "Sam" Harris is an American author, philosopher, neuroscientist, and the co-founder and chief executive of Project Reason, a non-profit that promotes science and secularism. ...more
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David Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
JeromeMeyers added Genetics, Biology of Aging (Episode #1234)
David Andrew Sinclair is an Australian biologist and Professor of Genetics best known for his research on the biology of lifespan extension and driving research towards treating diseases of
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Bob Lazar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
cuabs added Bob Lazar Physicist

Episode 1315

Bob Lazar appeared in the 2003 film Old School.
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Ben Goertzel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Ben Goertzel

Episode 1211

Ben Goertzel is Chief Scientist of financial prediction firm Aidyia Holdings; Chairman of AI software company Novamente LLC, which is a privately held software company, and bioinformatics ...more
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Hamilton Morris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Pharmacology

Multiple Episodes (177, 1136)

Hamilton Morris is the son of Errol Morris.
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Gad Saad is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Evolutionary behavioral science

Multiple Episodes (519, 766, 837, 985)

Gad Saad is an evolutionary behavioral scientist at the John Molson School of Business who is known for applying evolutionary psychology to marketing and consumer behaviour. He holds the ...more
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John Anthony West is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Theorist

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
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Geoffrey Miller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Evolutionary Psychology

Episode 1173

Geoffrey F. Miller is an American evolutionary psychologist, serving as an associate professor of psychology at the University of New Mexico.
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Carl Hart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan
Psychology, Psychiatry

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 ...more