The Abstract

By Inverse

From the natural world to outer space, Inverse offers timely journalism and interesting points of view for people who want to know what's next. Health research, updates on SpaceX and NASA, sleep psychology, pseudo-science debunks, nightmarish robots, advancing A.I., shifting cultures, more sustainable energy, and those never-ending studies on caffeine and beer: The Abstract delivers weird facts straight to your brain, three times a week, two stories at a time.

  1. 1.
    #95: The SpaceX Starship: Paving the way to Mars city
    17:09
  2. 2.
    #94: Neuralink: Meet your new robot brain
    18:43
  3. 3.
    #93: Hitting the mental reset button during Covid-19
    17:09
  4. 4.
    #92: Rebooting your health in 2021: A scientific guide
    18:52
  5. 5.
    #91 Friends or enemies: Why social networks are the key to survival
    18:47
  6. 6.
    #90: The path to good health in 2021
    20:41
  7. 7.
    #89: Killer cats: The surprising behavior of your favorite pet
    16:50
  8. 8.
    #88: Smart clock vs. body clock
    17:40
  1. 9.
    #87: Bringing robots to life
    14:52
  2. 10.
    #86 Musk, Herzog, and Mars City: Big ideas meet bold criticism
    14:28
  3. 11.
    #85: Werner Herzog and Jason Blum on how 2020 changed movies forever
    18:10
  4. 12.
    #84: The hidden players shaking up the space race
    17:28
  5. 13.
    #83: Amazons and Wonder Women: Mythbusting human history
    18:24
  6. 14.
    #82: ENCORE: Elon Musk's SpaceX Starlink: Everything you wanted to know (but were afraid to ask)
    19:23
  7. 15.
    #81: ENCORE: Vikings, Denosivans, and Neanderthals: Setting the genetic record straight
    16:46
  8. 16.
    #80: ENCORE: How Psychedelic Science is Changing Life and Death
    19:42
  9. 17.
    #79: Covid-19 vaccines reach new milestones, but the race is far from over
    16:12
  10. 18.
    #78: Why music gives you chills (and other secrets of sound)
    14:24
  11. 19.
    #77: Brain Food: The surprising new links between nutrition and health
    17:19
  12. 20.
    #76: The natural selection of Xbox
    17:01
  13. 21.
    #75: Lunar water: Solving the biggest mysteries in the solar system
    12:02
  14. 22.
    #74: Facing your fears with science
    17:38
  15. 23.
    #73: The secrets of Neanderthal children
    13:16
  16. 24.
    #71: Life after Covid-19: Young people cope with lingering symptoms
    18:46
  17. 25.
    #69: Antibodies, immunity, and the future of fighting Covid-19
    15:41
  18. 26.
    #68: Nickel and Robotic Fabric: The building blocks of the future
    16:11
  19. 27.
    #67: Marvels Avengers and Genshin Impact: Designing the perfect video game
    18:52
  20. 28.
    #66: Facial Recognition: What Animals Really Think About Your Face
    12:56
  21. 29.
    #65: Breaking bad: How to create positive changes that stick
    16:32
  22. 30.
    #64: Vikings, Denosivans, and Neanderthals: Setting the genetic record straight
    17:13
  23. 31.
    #63: Binge Drinking and the Brain: Why it’s Worse than You Think
    16:17
  24. 32.
    #62: Solar Cycle 25: How the Sun’s turbulent activity shapes life on Earth
    13:44
  25. 33.
    #61: Resetting the Body Clock: Better Sleep, Better Health
    17:24
  26. 34.
    #60: Life in space: when science fiction meets reality
    17:24
  27. 35.
    #59: Change Your Diet, Change the Future
    15:24
  28. 36.
    #58: How you doin’? Staying mentally healthy during Covid-19
    20:49
  29. 37.
    #57: Men and Covid-19: Why They’re Getting Hit Harder
    16:56
  30. 38.
    #56: How to Navigate Covid-19's "Infodemic" and Stay Sane
    19:15
  31. 39.
    #55: Exercise Vs. Stress: How Working Out Affects Our Mental Health
    17:56
  32. 40.
    #54: Solar Storms, Anti-Solar Panels and the Future of Clean Energy
    19:15
  33. 41.
    #53: How Psychedelic Science is Changing Life and Death
    19:15
  34. 42.
    #52 Persuasion and Pushback: How to Change Someone’s Mind
    17:38
  35. 43.
    #51 Inside the Lives (and Bellies) of Ancient Predators
    12:42
  36. 44.
    #50: The Science of Relationships
    17:02
  37. 45.
    #49: From ‘Space Invaders’ to ‘Floor is Lava:’ The Evolution of Modern Gaming
    17:58
  38. 46.
    #48: Telehealth, Contact Tracing and the Health Heroes Adapting to Covid-19
    18:40
  39. 47.
    #47: Inside The Movement Revolutionizing Gaming Culture
    19:59
  40. 48.
    #46: House Pets and the Evolution of Domestication
    16:44
  41. 49.
    #45: Hate, Justice, and The Umbrella Academy: The Science of Social Consciousness
    19:56
  42. 50.
    #44: Pet Science: The Truth About Cats and Dogs
    9:55

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