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Wild Thing
Wild Thing is a long-form, narrative podcast about the obsessions that capture our imaginations. This sound-rich and deeply reported show examines the relationship between science and society—that point where scientific inquiry collides with our very human desire to find answers, even when there are none. Whether it's seeking out Sasquatch, looking skyward for extraterrestrial life, or probing the power of the atom, exploring the unknown helps us better understand ourselves. Every season, host Laura Krantz tackles a brand new topic, so be sure to start with the first episode for each one.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 4,120 ratings
As I said, Intriguingly smart and smartly intriguing
Irving Pirsig jr. via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 08/10/22
I lived in Idaho Falls during the time of this accident and was blissfully aware of the entire episode. Of course, I was a teenager and not exactly our with the latest. The entire series is wonderfully informative. Ms. Krantz has a great voice, a sense of humor even in this grim tale, and...Read full review »
Aunt Michele via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/15/22
The actual problem with the fossil fuel economy starts with the reliance upon extraction of a NON-RENEWABLE resource. The actual problem with the nuclear fuel economy starts with the reliance upon extraction of a resource that is INCOMPATIBLE WITH BIOLOGICAL LIFE. Not only the waste of nuclear...Read full review »
Lygxeykts via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/12/22
Recent Episodes
Announcing "The Search For Sasquatch", a middle-grade, non-fiction book based on the first season of Wild Thing! Both the hardcover book and the audiobook (narrated by Laura Krantz), will be out on October 11, 2022. Here's a sneak listen to the first chapter. The audiobook is available for...
Published 09/13/22
Published 09/13/22
A faulty reactor overheats, melting through its containment unit and poisoning a nearby town with radioactive gas. A spacecraft pushes further into deep space, exploring new galaxies, powered by a small nuclear reactor. An ordinary scientist is struck by cosmic rays—and finds he has new powers....
Published 07/20/22
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