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New Scientist Weekly

New Scientist

Keep up with the latest scientific developments and breakthroughs in this award winning weekly podcast from the team at New Scientist, the world’s most popular weekly science and technology magazine. Each discussion centers around three of the most fascinating stories to hit the headlines each week. From technology, to space, health and the environment, we share all the information you need to keep pace.

Recent Episodes

#66: Sea level rise; Bitcoin carbon pollution; how to measure self-awarenessMay 07, 2021 Episode artwork #65: Chernobyl radiation safety; Chinese space station; wisdom of treesApril 30, 2021 Episode artwork #64: Earth Day rescue plan: climate change and biodiversity specialApril 23, 2021 Episode artwork #63: Musical spider’s webs; magic mushrooms for treating depression; the sound of coronavirusApril 16, 2021 Episode artwork #62: Synthetic life; rescue plan for Earth; muon g-2 new physicsApril 09, 2021 Episode artwork #61: Worse allergies; black hole in our backyard; new flavours of vanillaApril 02, 2021 Episode artwork #60: New physics; anti-ageing human embryos; Mars updateMarch 26, 2021 Episode artwork #59: Vaccine success; hibernation and anti-ageing; world’s first computerMarch 19, 2021 Episode artwork #58: Covid good news; cold water swimming; quantum unreality March 12, 2021 Episode artwork #57: Moon base; Neanderthal speech; Elizabeth Kolbert on geoengineeringMarch 05, 2021 Episode artwork #56: How to spend a trillion dollars; landing on Mars; exercise and metabolism mythsFebruary 26, 2021 Episode artwork #55: Rescuing nature; Mars missions; new covid mutationFebruary 19, 2021 Episode artwork #54: Next-gen vaccines; alien space probes; ethics of fishFebruary 12, 2021 Episode artwork #53: Pandemic burnout; vaccines for the world; sustainable fuelFebruary 05, 2021 Episode artwork #52: Life after vaccination; gaslighting; mind reading January 29, 2021 Episode artwork #51: Covid evolution; new dinosaur; missing genome dataJanuary 22, 2021 Episode artwork #50: Covid vaccine dosing; superconductors; coral restorationJanuary 15, 2021 Episode artwork #49: New coronavirus variantsJanuary 08, 2021 Episode artwork #48: Must-know science of 2021January 01, 2021 Episode artwork #47: Christmas special quiz of the yearDecember 18, 2020 Episode artwork #46: Stardust hunting, the illusion of the self, space rocks return to EarthDecember 11, 2020 Episode artwork #45: Vaccine roll out in UK and China; Chris Packham on connectedness; AlphaFold breakthroughDecember 04, 2020 Episode artwork #44: When we’ll get the vaccine; fast-expanding universe; lunar missionsNovember 27, 2020 Episode artwork #43: How the covid RNA vaccine works; systemic racism; origin of humans November 20, 2020 Episode artwork #42: Vaccine for covid-19; origin of animals; overpopulationNovember 13, 2020 Episode artwork