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Ranked list of the best science podcasts currently available on iTunes and online, as voted on by science enthusiasts like yourself. Whether it's physics, astronomy, geography or biology, these podcasts shed light on fields of science and make them interesting for people who wouldn't necessarily love the subject. Science has become somewhat of a mainstream field of study these days, with The Big Bang Theory being one of the most popular shows on television, and the Facebook page "I Fu*king Love Science" having millions of likes from people who certainly aren't scientists.

Don't worry if you don't have iTunes or a smartphone, as many of these are available to stream online via your laptop or desktop computer. Including Radiolab, Stuff You Should KnowBrain Stuff and StarTalk Radio, this list of popular science podcasts currently airing new episodes is your definitive guide to the best podcasts about science, medicine, and other scientific subjects.

Vote for your favorite science podcasts regardless of how popular they are. 

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Stuff You Should Know 
                    is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Stuff You Should Know

The Top 10 Science Myths That Everyone Believes The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

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+ - 22 3
Stuff To Blow Your Mind 
                    is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Stuff To Blow Your Mind

3
+ - 26 6
The Skeptics' Guide to the... 
                    is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

4
+ - 32 14
StarTalk Radio 
                    is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
StarTalk Radio

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+ - 22 6
Science Friday Audio Podcast 
                    is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science Friday Audio Podcast

6
+ - 22 8
Radiolab from WNYC 
                    is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Radiolab from WNYC

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+ - 20 9
60-Second Science 
                    is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
60-Second Science

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+ - 14 4
Astronomy Cast 
                    is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Astronomy Cast

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+ - 14 4
Hubblecast HD 
                    is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Hubblecast HD

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+ - 14 4
MinutePhysics 
                    is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
MinutePhysics

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+ - 16 6
BrainStuff 
                    is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
BrainStuff

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+ - 10 1
Brain Science Podcast 
                    is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Brain Science Podcast

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+ - 7 2
Quirks and Quarks Complete Sho... 
                    is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio

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Wired Science Video Podcast tv... 
                    is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Wired Science Video Podcast tv series

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+ - 12 8
Mysterious Universe 
                    is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Mysterious Universe

14 Hilarious/Sad Videos of Conservatives Discussing Science 7 Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

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+ - 11 7
NOVA | PBS 
                    is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
NOVA | PBS

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+ - 8 4
Science Magazine Podcast 
                    is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science Magazine Podcast

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+ - 8 4
60-Second Mind 
                    is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
60-Second Mind

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+ - 7 3
Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spi... 
                    is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

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+ - 7 3
TERRA: The Nature of Our World 
                    is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
TERRA: The Nature of Our World

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+ - 5 1
Instant Anatomy 
                    is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Instant Anatomy

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+ - 5 2
Science Friday Video Podcast 
                    is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science Friday Video Podcast

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+ - 9 7
Science Talk 
                    is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science Talk

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+ - 2 0
Talk Nerdy 
                    is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Talk Nerdy

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60-Second Earth 
                    is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
60-Second Earth

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Science in Action tv series 
                    is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science in Action tv series

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+ - 1 0
The Story Collider 
                    is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Story Collider

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+ - 1 0
The Science Show 
                    is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Science Show

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+ - 1 0
Probably Science 
                    is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Probably Science

13 Easy Science Projects Using Household Items Bucket List for Couples

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+ - 1 0
The Naked Scientists 
                    is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Naked Scientists

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+ - 7 7
NOVA E = mc2 | PBS 
                    is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
NOVA E = mc2 | PBS

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+ - 4 4
All In The Mind - ABC Radio Na... 
                    is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
All In The Mind - ABC Radio National

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+ - 2 2
ICU Rounds tv series 
                    is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
ICU Rounds tv series

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+ - 1 1
Futures in Biotech (MP3) 
                    is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Futures in Biotech (MP3)

35
+ - 1 1
Invisibilia 
                    is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Invisibilia

36
+ - 0 0
The Infinite Monkey Cage 
                    is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Infinite Monkey Cage

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+ - 0 0
Science for the People 
                    is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Science for the People

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+ - 0 0
The Guardian Science Weekly 
                    is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Guardian Science Weekly

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+ - 0 0
Physics Central 
                    is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Physics Central

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+ - 0 0
Professor Blastoff 
                    is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Professor Blastoff

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+ - 5 6
PARANORMAL PODCAST | Jim Harol... 
                    is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
PARANORMAL PODCAST | Jim Harold

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+ - 4 5
Nova ScienceNow 
                    is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Science Podcasts

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+ - 4 5
Skeptoid 
                    is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Skeptoid

The Science Behind That Gut-Feeling We're Being Watched The Best Cruise Lines

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+ - 4 5
NASACast: Universe Video 
                    is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
NASACast: Universe Video

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+ - 3 4
The Skeptics' Guide 5X5 tv... 
                    is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
The Skeptics' Guide 5X5 tv series

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+ - 2 3
Nature Podcast 
                    is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Nature Podcast

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+ - 1 2
Big Picture Science 
                    is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Big Picture Science

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+ - 1 2
Annals of Internal Medicine Po... 
                    is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Annals of Internal Medicine Podcast

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+ - 0 1
Nature Podcast 
                    is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
Nature Podcast

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+ - 1 3
NPR: How To Do Everything Podc... 
                    is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Science Podcasts
NPR: How To Do Everything Podcast