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Science Salon

By Michael Shermer

Science Salon is a series of conversations between Dr. Michael Shermer and leading scientists, scholars, and thinkers, about the most important issues of our time.

  1. 1.
    Dr. Alan Stern and Dr. David Grinspoon — Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto22 May 2018
    1:12:44
  2. 2.
    Dr. Gregory Berns — What It’s Like to Be a Dog…and Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience16 April 2018
    1:09:54
  3. 3.
    Dr. Leonard Mlodinow — Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change9 April 2018
    51:31
  4. 4.
    Dr. Michael Shermer — Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia25 March 2018
    55:49
  5. 5.
    Bill Nye the Science Guy Saves the World on Netflix7 March 2018
    1:25:46
  6. 6.
    Dr. Bart Ehrman — How a Forbidden Religion (Christianity) Swept the World19 February 2018
    1:18:57
  7. 7.
    Dr. Kip Thorne — Gravitational Waves, Black Holes, Time Travel, and Hollywood18 February 2018
    1:14:36
  8. 8.
    Dr. Robert Trivers — Evolutionary Theory & Human Nature16 November 2017
    49:40
  1. 9.
    Donald Prothero & Timothy Callahan — UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says15 October 2017
    1:07:10
  2. 10.
    Dr. Nancy Segal — Twin Mythconceptions: False Beliefs, Fables, and Facts about Twins17 September 2017
    54:15
  3. 11.
    Dr. Walter Scheidel — The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the 21st Century11 June 2017
    57:34
  4. 12.
    Derren Brown — Magic, Happiness, and Skepticism15 May 2017
    1:16:25
  5. 13.
    Dr. Andrew Shtulman — Scienceblind: Why Our Intuitive Theories About the World Are So Often Wrong23 April 2017
    1:15:47
  6. 14.
    Dr. Carol Tavris — Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me)19 February 2017
    1:03:41
  7. 15.
    Gary Taubes — The Case Against Sugar22 January 2017
    1:08:04
  8. 16.
    Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan — Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal The Cosmos13 November 2016
    1:32:38
  9. 17.
    Dr. Benjamin Bergen — What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves16 October 2016
    1:41:53
  10. 18.
    Dr. Stephon Alexander — The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe22 May 2016
    1:34:13
  11. 19.
    Dr. Janna Levin — Gravitational Waves, Black Holes and the Nature of the Cosmos10 April 2016
    1:03:04
  12. 20.
    Dr. Sean B. Carroll — The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters20 March 2016
    1:35:33
  13. 21.
    Dr. Arthur Benjamin — The Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why24 January 2016
    1:33:30
  14. 22.
    Michelle Feynman — The Quotable Feynman & His Van20 December 2015
    1:16:12
  15. 23.
    Dr. Lisa Randall — Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe22 November 2015
    1:11:59

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