Top 4 STEM Podcasts to Listen to Now

We love a good podcast—especially ones with a STEM focus. Not to be nerds about it, but they just make learning fun. ? Without further ado, here are our top 4 STEM podcasts you should listen to now.

1. STEM-Talk podcast

This Pensacola, Florida based pod offers bi-weekly conversations with “some of the most interesting people in the world of science and technology.”

Listen on the Florida Institute for Humane & Machine Cognition (IHMC) website.

2. 60-second Science

This podcast from Scientific American magazine is made up of short, fact-driven episodes that investigate a wide range of topics—from biological curiosities to serious real-world challenges. Tune in each weekday for topics like “How Can an Elephant Squeak Like a Mouse?”, “What’s a Narwhal’s tusk for?”, and “Lung cancer screening could be easy pee-sy”.

Listen here.

3. My Favourite Theorum

Into math? Prepare to shamelessly nerd out. Produced by University of Florida professor and mathematician Kevin Knudson and freelance math and science writer Evelyn Lamb, “My Favourite Theorem” is a podcast “dedicated to sharing our guests’ favorite mathematical results.” Here’s a tidbit from episode 44:

I think potato chips sort of bridge the gap between continuous mathematics and discrete mathematics […] The potato chip as an icon of continuous mathematics comes by way of Stokes’ theorem.” – Jim Propp, mathematician at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Listen here.

4. Mind & Machine

Hosted by tech coach, consultant, and speaker August Bradley, Mind & Machine is a weekly interview with “people at the forefront of transformational technologies, scientific research, and bold new thinking that enables humans to function at higher levels”. Guests come from a variety of fields—anywhere from neuroscience, psychology, and bio-tech to computer sciences, augmented reality, and even nutrition and fitness.

Listen here.

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