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Science Weekly
Twice a week, the Guardian brings you the latest science and environment news
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4.3 stars from 1,372 ratings
Where’s the science?
I’ve been listening to Science Weekly for a long time. It started going downhill after Alok Jha left the show. It has interesting episodes every now and then but seems mostly focused on topics that are politically hot at the moment. Case in point: the week after the 2022 Nobel prizes were...Read full review »
JA1805 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/28/22
Internet in Iran was interesting but biased and in some parts just bad reporting and worse science. Not the first time for the Guardian. Still going to listen but listeners should realise some shows are just soap boxing
Does_not_play_well_with_others via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/06/22
Science-lite
Pretty basic and too often lacking in depth. It’s not a bad source for the latest conservation/environmentalism news, but expect overviews rather than deep exploration. Too much time is wasted with bumper music, foley effects, and other forms of padding. If you have a strong knowledge base of the...Read full review »
Minkette6 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/27/22
Recent Episodes
At a recent conference in France, scientists and government representatives voted to scrap the leap second by 2035. Leap seconds are added periodically to synchronise atomic time and astronomical time, which get out of sync because of variations in the Earth’s rotation. Madeleine Finlay speaks to...
Published 11/29/22
On 15 November the world’s population reached 8 billion, according to the UN. Much of that growth is because we’re living longer. As a species we will continue to age, but eventually stop growing. The UN predicts that in the next century humanity will begin to go into decline. So what happens...
Published 11/24/22
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