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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!

Dec 26, 2019


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Map of rabbits in Australia (here)


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Desert at Night...

Dec 11, 2019

I interview science teacher and author of "How We Teach Science, What's Changed, and why it matters".

John's book --> link here (It's at Harvard University Press if the link isn't working)

A Private Universe -->

Sep 2, 2019

Jerry Merryman (killer of the slide rule) June 1932 – February 27, 2019 (obituary)

Sidney Brenner (cell biology & genetics) January 1927 – April 5, 2019 (obituary)

Owen Garriot (engineer, scientist, astronaut) November 1930 – April 15, 2019 (obituary)

Gerald Berenson (cardiologist) September 1922 – November 22,...

Jul 16, 2019

Coming out on the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11, we talk about what we know about the mission, how it affected culture in the United States and how conflicted we would feel if Trump's desire for flashiness actually got us back to the moon.



May 21, 2019

Rob & Jeff interview Dan Mushalko, General Manager, host and alpha-Geek at WCBE in Columbus Ohio.  Listen to how his science education show The Amazing Science Emporium was born from Hurricane Gloria and about his efforts while at NASA to convince America that Skylab wasn’t going to fall on their head.