Inquiring Minds


Each week Inquiring Minds brings you a new, in-depth exploration of the place where science, politics, and society collide.

We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We endeavor to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters with weekly coverage of the latest headlines and probing discussions with leading scientists and thinkers.

Produced in partnership with Climate Desk, a journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impact of a changing climate and consisting of The Atlantic, Center for Investigative Reporting, Grist, The Guardian, Mother Jones, Slate, and Wired.


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Title: The Science of Perfect Timing

The Science of Perfect Timing

January 14th, 2019

We talk to bestselling author Daniel Pink about his latest book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Go to Episode

Up To Date | New Horizons Finds BB-8; Defining Death; Differential Privacy

January 8th, 2019

This week: The New Horizons spacecraft took pictures of an object in the Kuiper belt; a study that brings up questions about how to define death; there’s… Go to Episode

Up To Date | Top 10 Science Stories of 2018

December 29th, 2018

This week: Kishore looks back through 2018 and lays out his favorite science stories of the year. Go to Episode

The Neuroscience of Prejudice

January 1st, 2019

We talk to David Amodia, a social neuroscientist and psychology professor at NYU and the University of Amsterdam, about the science of prejudice. Go to Episode