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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!

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, 2018  (obituary)

Lamia Al-Gailani Werr (archeologist) March 1938 – January 18, 2019 (obituary)


book: Eighth Day of Creation


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