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March 13, 2020

Do you have questions about coronavirus? We’ve got answers. Coronavirus is probably affecting your life right now, and it can seem scary and complicated to understand. That’s why we collected questions from listeners, and got an expert to answer them. We asked Dr. Juan Dumoi...

October 4, 2019

How does a koala eat eucalyptus leaves? Eucalyptus is toxic to most animals, but they’re a koala’s only food. In this episode, we look past the cuddliness to discover how koalas manage to chow down on the Australian tree species. Biologist Michaela Blyton shares the story of...

May 17, 2019

Why are butterflies so colorful? That’s what Zed, from The Petit Punk Podcast, wants to know. So we went on a family podcast field trip to the Museum of Natural History in Paris, where we met Zed, his mom Dana, and a butterfly scientist named Marianne Elias. Come with us as...

September 3, 2018

Put a science podcast for kids together with music, mix in some ocean creatures, a trampoline, and a crowd of Tumble fans on the day before school starts, and what do you get? Tumble's Back-to-School Splash Jam! 

On August 19 at the Scottish Rite Theater in Austin, Texas, we...

October 6, 2017

In this episode, we delve into darkness to discover where electricity comes from - by learning what happens when it disappears. 

The electric grid is a system of power plants, power lines, and power companies that all work together to bring electricity to your home - and any...

December 2, 2016

Yesterday, the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee tweeted a link claiming that "global temperatures have plunged since the middle of the year."

This statement was positioned as evidence that climate change doesn't exist. As Marshall pointed out last night, "T...

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