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Trackside Science

Just what you've been searching for: two nerds drinking and talking about science!  If you like what you hear, rate us on your Tricorder, iTunes, Spotify, Sticher or whatever other electricomagical-ray receiving device you use.  If you want to support the show with a buck a month, visit our Patreon page.  Send us an email at, we'd love to hear from you!  Thanks for listening!

Jun 29, 2018

Rob's robots, where we get our information, finishing up with a bit of analysis of pornographic consumption patterns.  And beer.

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Sites & blogs we mentioned:

Small Things Considered



John Hawks

History of the Earth

The Junto

Paul Sutter

Science magazine

Science Daily



Jun 15, 2018

Tolkien move aside, now we have a trilogy too.  We talk about our science heros and the influential people in our science lives. And: a short bonus discussion of the potty talk in  Ready Player One!

Rob’s Heros

Carl Sagan

Marty Crouch

Marlin Perkins & Jim (Wild Kingdom)

Stephen J Gould

NASA Astronauts


Jun 1, 2018

We each share science fields that, while we would look like boobs talking about in a roomful of people, fascinate us.  Plus - a commercial!