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What The If?

By Philip Shane & Matt Stanley

Make Science Fiction. Learn Real Science! Welcome to our weekly Science and Science Fiction podcast where we learn amazing things by playing a fantastic game: We make a change to the Universe and then, using only real science, we follow the mind bending ramifications as they ripple outward — wherever they lead! Our brilliant guests are some of the world’s greatest science fiction writers, scientists & science communicators. Strap on your seat belt and let’s leap into a journey to answer the most fascinating question in the Universe… What The IF?

  1. 1.
    Waltz INSIDE A Classical COMPUTER!11/12/2019
    39:31
  2. 2.
    The AZTECS Were Awesome SEISMOLOGISTS - with Robin George Andrews!11/5/2019
    38:10
  3. 3.
    Did VENUS Have VENUSIANS? w/Planetary Geologist KIRBY RUNYON!10/29/2019
    55:22
  4. 4.
    If NASA Won MEGAMILLION$$$ - with CASEY DREIER from The PLANETARY SOCIETY!10/22/2019
    38:58
  5. 5.
    The COMET from Beyond!10/15/2019
    46:59
  6. 6.
    All the TREES are GONE? With Kyle Crichton!10/8/2019
    46:55
  7. 7.
    Let's CRISPR with Carl ZIMMER!10/1/2019
    56:53
  8. 8.
    SEAN CARROLL: Phone Calls from MANY WORLDS!9/24/2019
    47:16
  1. 9.
    111 - Is There GOLD In Them ASTEROIDS!9/17/2019
    40:52
  2. 10.
    110 - Inter-Galactic MAILBAG!9/10/2019
    43:08
  3. 11.
    109 - CONQUER the SOLAR SYSTEM with Matt Williams!9/3/2019
    49:26
  4. 12.
    108 - The HELIOPAUSE That Refreshes - with Kirby "NASA Man" Runyon!8/27/2019
    42:34
  5. 13.
    107 - Land A Man On The EARTH! - with Nancy Atkinson8/20/2019
    44:55
  6. 14.
    106 - What The MONKEY? Part 2 of Our TWIS Special!8/13/2019
    1:09:24
  7. 15.
    105 - What The KIKI? Part 1 of Our TWIS Special!8/13/2019
    53:20
  8. 16.
    104 - Walking on IO with Robin Andrews!7/30/2019
    58:47
  9. 17.
    103 - Alastair Reynolds!7/23/2019
    1:05:49
  10. 18.
    102 - WTiF Apollo Never Stopped? Encore Presenation With FRASER CAIN!7/16/2019
    45:15
  11. 19.
    101 - Planet of POISON!7/9/2019
    58:13
  12. 20.
    100 - Paul McAULEY Shrinks The SUN!7/1/2019
    46:11
  13. 21.
    99 - Living INSIDE The Big BANG6/24/2019
    50:19
  14. 22.
    98 - OWN Your Own BRAIN6/17/2019
    47:56
  15. 23.
    97 - Spacetime GOGGLES6/10/2019
    48:21
  16. 24.
    96 - How To Cook With A Star Trek REPLICATOR6/7/2019
    45:09
  17. 25.
    95 - ASTROLOGY??? Heaven Help Us!5/29/2019
    56:16
  18. 26.
    94 - MEAT Vs. The WORLD5/20/2019
    57:35
  19. 27.
    93 - EINSTEIN'S WAR - Part Two - With Author MATT STANLEY5/14/2019
    39:20
  20. 28.
    92 - EINSTEIN'S WAR - Part One - With Author MATT STANLEY5/7/2019
    44:20
  21. 29.
    91 - Standing TALL On A Dwarf PLANET - Visit PLUTO With Kirby Runyon!4/30/2019
    47:52
  22. 30.
    90 - VOLCANOES Like To Party - With Volcanologist Karen Holmberg!4/23/2019
    43:42
  23. 31.
    89 - Fraser Cain - WTiF Apollo Never Stopped!4/16/2019
    45:27
  24. 32.
    88 - Sci - Fi Author, DAN MOREN - "What The IF ENCRYPTION Runs Amok?"4/9/2019
    1:08:13
  25. 33.
    87 - Galactic MAILBAG!4/3/2019
    52:50
  26. 34.
    86 - The Science Of NOTHING - Ness!3/26/2019
    43:35
  27. 35.
    85 - WTiF NASA Asked YOU For Help? - #NASAsocial At KSC & The Planetary Society's DAY OF ACTION3/19/2019
    46:48
  28. 36.
    84 - Planet Of The Identical TWINS!3/11/2019
    57:58
  29. 37.
    83 - COLD Blooded People2/26/2019
    48:06
  30. 38.
    82 - CETACEAN INVASION! WTiF Whales Take Back The Land?2/19/2019
    52:24
  31. 39.
    81 - Love Thy MOON2/12/2019
    43:44
  32. 40.
    80 - HAGFISH - Champion Of The SLIMER BOWL!2/2/2019
    51:31
  33. 41.
    79 - The Notorious BIG... BANG!1/28/2019
    49:59
  34. 42.
    78 - PIGEON VISION1/22/2019
    45:51
  35. 43.
    77 - Let's Pretend We're WHALES! Dr. Vanessa Pirotta Turns Us Into Super Smart Cetaceans1/15/2019
    55:01
  36. 44.
    76 - Now We Know How Many BRAINS It Takes To Fill The Albert Hall1/7/2019
    39:12
  37. 45.
    75 - WTiF You Could See EARTH RISE... With Your Own Eyes?1/1/2019
    45:20
  38. 46.
    74 - Bubbling Brew Of PARALLEL UNIVERSE Stew12/25/2018
    53:21
  39. 47.
    73 - It's An ARTHUR C. CLARKE Christmas!12/18/2018
    50:41
  40. 48.
    72 - How To Tell People EARTH IS MELTING Without Killing The Party12/11/2018
    50:10
  41. 49.
    71 - Does A Watched PLANET Ever BOIL?12/4/2018
    44:38
  42. 50.
    70 - Victory Over GRAVITY!11/27/2018
    51:10

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