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SciShow – Explores the unexpected
Subject Zero Science – Well put together wide-ranging science videos
ThunderF00t – The true beauty of a self-inquiring sentient universe is lost on those who elect to walk the intellectually vacuous path of comfortable paranoid fantasies
Crash Course – High quality educational videos
Joe Scott – Funny, unique, but universal truths that give you a new perspective on the world
Facts in Motion – Scientific and educational videos
Polaris Horizon – Origin of life and the universe
Up and Atom – Math, physics and computer science
Ridddle – What if…
Trey the Explainer – Animated. Helps educate the average person on science topics

Masaman – Race, ethnicity, religion, and culture

SEA – All things space-related, and sometimes about creepy unsolved mysteries and futuristic technology
Astrum – How big is the Solar System? What actually orbits our Sun? Why should I even be interested in space? On this channel, we’ll answer these and a whole host of other questions. We will have a series dedicated to each of our planets and showcase beautiful images and videos captured by probes and spacecraft of our amazing Solar System.
MinuteEarth – Science and stories about our awesome planet
Fraser Cane – Space and astronomy news
Paul M. Sutter – Astrophysics
PBS Spacetime – Outer reaches of space, the craziness of astrophysics, the possibilities of sci-fi
David Butler – Hubble and other Space and ground-based Telescope

Isaac Arthur – Concepts in science with an emphasis on futurism and space exploration, along with a healthy dose of science fiction
John Michael Godier – Science, future technology and the mysteries of the universe

Atlas Pro – Geography, geology, biology, and ecology

Veritasium – Science &education
minutephysics – Cool physics and other sweet science

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How Stuff Works & How Stuff Works (Probably)
This Podcast is 38% dedicated to how we believe things work, 14% awkward radio silence, 53% burritos, and 100% to the loving lord of light Cthulu.

Radiolab – NPR
Exploring science, philosophy and mankind’s biggest questions

Invisibilia – NPR
Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.

Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur
A community focused around science and speculating the future.

Science Vs – Gimlet
Science Vs takes on fads, trends, and the opinionated mob to find out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between.

The End of the World with Josh Clark
We humans could have a bright future ahead of us that lasts billions of years. But we have to survive the next 200 years first. Join Josh Clark of Stuff You Should Know for a 10-episode deep dive that explores the future of humanity and finds dangers we have never encountered before lurking just ahead. And if we humans are alone in the universe, if we don’t survive intelligent life dies out with us too.

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Science Books

A Short History Of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson – 2003
On The Origin Of Species – Charles Darwin – 1859
The Annotated And Illustrated Double Helix By James D Watson – 1968
The Sixth Extinction – Elizabeth Kolbert – 2014

Carl Sagan
(Note – this is practically his entire oeuvre, and many of these may not be very good)
A Life – 1999
Billions and Billions 1997
Broca’s Brain – 1979
Comet – 1985
Cosmos – 1980
The Dragons of Eden – 1977
Intelligent Life in the Universe – 1966
Murmurs of Earth – The Voyager Interstellar Record – 1978
Other Worlds – 1975
Pale Blue Dot – 1994
Planets – 1972
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors – 1992
The Cosmic Connection 1973
The Demon Haunted World – 1996
The Varieties of Scientific Experience 2006

Jared Diamond
Collapse; How Societies Choose to Fail Or Succeed – 2005
Guns, Germs, and Steel – 1997

Malcolm Gladwell
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking – 2005
Outliers: The Story of Success – 2008
The Tipping Point – 2000
What the Dog Saw – 2009

Ray Kurzweil
The Age Of Spiritual Machines – 1999
The Singularity Is Near – 2005

Richard Dawkins
Ancestor’s Tale a Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution – 2004
Blind Watchmaker – 1986
Greatest Show On Earth – 2010
The God Delusion – 2006
The Selfish Gene – 1976

Stephen Hawking
A Brief History of Time – 1988
The Theory of Everything – 2002

Yuval Noah Harari
Homo Deus – a Brief History of Tomorrow 2016
Sapiens -A Brief History Of Humankind 2011


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