Science Podcasts: Best Episodes & Shows of 2020

Travis OsterhausLast updated on Aug 01, 2020
Science may not always seem the most approachable by the masses. However, podcasts have made research and science topics a whole lot more digestible and, dare we say... even fun?! Whether you want to know how to apply hard science to everyday life, listen to historical science stories, or be a part of the discussion about the power of breaking scientific developments. While you might be most familiar with shows such as Neil deGrasse Tyson's StarTalk Radio, an entertaining science and space podcast talking about all things in the universe, what are you supposed to do when you're looking for a story on science, space, human beings or universe-related podcasts? Look no further. We are excited to share different genres of science podcasts that you may not be as familiar with yet.

The Best Science Episodes for August 2020

If we could recommend a science episode or series to start off with, check out the top episodes each month as voted upon by the Repod community.
The list of the top 10 Science episodes for August 2020 is compliled from Repod’s podcast app chart data. The list below is updated monthly, daily Science charts can be found inside the app.
  • 1
    Flash Forward

    Flash Forward

    Dollars For Data
  • 2
    The Jordan Harbinger Show

    The Jordan Harbinger Show

    380: Blake Mycoskie | Made for Entrepreneurship
  • 3
    Short Wave

    Short Wave

    The Search For Ancient Civilizations On Earth ... From Space
  • 4
    TED Talks Daily

    TED Talks Daily

    Give yourself permission to be creative | Ethan Hawke
  • 5
    Bad Science

    Bad Science

    FIGHT CLUB w/ Dr. Andrew Huberman and Aliya Kamalova
  • 6
    Flash Forward

    Flash Forward

    Should We Put Polar Bears In Antarctica?
  • 7
    Parts Per Billion

    Parts Per Billion

    California Climate Rules Not Made for Pandemic Times
  • 8
    Parts Per Billion

    Parts Per Billion

    Where Crude Oil Goes When There's Nowhere to Store It
  • 9


    Pizza Pizza!
  • 10


    Dig for Victory

Editors Choice: Top Science Shows In 2020

From podcasts that cover technology to science-based research, we created a list of our recommendations of the best science podcasts in 2020. These podcasts shows to follow will fuel your brain and we promise you that you can’t go wrong with any of these shows. Get your science experiment on!
The list of the top 10 best Science podcasts of 2020 is a compilation of the editor’s choice + collaboration with the Repod community.
  • The Dropout
    The Dropout
  • Patient Zero
    Patient Zero
  • The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos
    The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos
  • Radiolab
  • StarTalk Radio
    StarTalk Radio
  • Science Vs
    Science Vs
  • Are We There Yet?
    Are We There Yet?
  • Gastropod
  • The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe
    The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe
  • BrainStuff

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