Ologies with Alie Ward

By Alie Ward

Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.

  1. 1.
    Sparklebuttology (FIREFLIES) with Sara Lewis
    1:04:03
  2. 2.
    Smologies #2: DINOSAURS with Paleontologist Michael Habib
    19:22
  3. 3.
    Smologies #1: THE MOON with Selenologist Raquel Nuno
    26:35
  4. 4.
    Elasmobranchology (MORE NEW SHARK STORIES) with MISS_Elasmo Shark Scientists
    26:25
  5. 5.
    Selachimorphology (SHARKS) Encore with Chris Lowe
    1:17:54
  6. 6.
    Matrimoniology (MARRIAGE) Encore with Ben Karney
    1:34:24
  7. 7.
    UFOlogy (UNEXPLAINED AERIAL PHENOMENA) with Sarah Scoles and Kate Dorsch
    1:10:27
  8. 8.
    Spheksology (WASPS) with Eric Eaton
    1:11:22
  1. 9.
    Quarantinology (UM, WHAT HAPPENS NOW?) with Various Ologists
    1:20:39
  2. 10.
    Wildlife Ecology (FIELDWORK) with Corina Newsome
    1:15:42
  3. 11.
    Phallology (PENISES) with Emily Willingham
    1:11:44
  4. 12.
    Pinnipedology (SEALS & WALRUSES) with Luis A. Hückstädt
    1:14:03
  5. 13.
    Bonus Feed Drop: Implicit Bias on the REAL GOOD podcast
    1:00:33
  6. 14.
    Foraging Ecology (EATING WILD PLANTS) with @BlackForager, Alexis Nikole Nelson
    1:23:00
  7. 15.
    Biomineralogy (SHELLS) with Robert Ulrich
    1:06:46
  8. 16.
    Speech Language Pathology (TALKING DOGS... AND PEOPLE) with Christina Hunger
    1:12:18
  9. 17.
    Maritime Archaeology (SHIPWRECKS) with Chanelle Zaphiropoulos
    1:36:42
  10. 18.
    Proptology (THEATER & FILM PROPS) with Jay Duckworth
    1:15:48
  11. 19.
    Ursinology Part 2 (BEARS) with Thea Bechshoft, Lana Ciarniello, Drew Hamilton, Wes Larson, Tsalani Lassiter & Danielle Rivet
    1:33:47
  12. 20.
    Ursinology (BEARS) with Chris Morgan
    1:29:32
  13. 21.
    Oology (EGGS) Encore + Bonus Material with John Bates
    1:08:36
  14. 22.
    Fanthropology Pt. 2 (FANDOM) with Meredith Levine
    47:12
  15. 23.
    Fanthropology (FANDOM) with Meredith Levine
    1:00:20
  16. 24.
    Nephrology (KIDNEYS) with Samira Farouk
    1:22:50
  17. 25.
    Cicadology (CICADAS) with Gene Kritsky
    1:12:44
  18. 26.
    Gluteology (BUTTS) with Natalia Reagan
    1:09:13
  19. 27.
    Molecular Biology (PROTEINS + SCIENCE COMMUNICATION) with Raven “The Science Maven” Baxter
    1:14:32
  20. 28.
    Carobology (NOT-CHOCOLATE TREES) with Megan Lynch
    1:23:33
  21. 29.
    Economic Sociology Pt. 2 (MONEY/FREAKONOMICS) with Steven Levitt and Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman
    54:37
  22. 30.
    Economic Sociology Pt. 1 (MONEY/FREAKONOMICS) with Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman and Steven Levitt
    1:18:34
  23. 31.
    Bilharziology (BLOOD FLUKES) with Anouk N. Gouvras
    49:02
  24. 32.
    Urban Rodentology (SEWER RATS) with Bobby Corrigan
    1:18:30
  25. 33.
    Vaccine Infodemiology (COVID-19 IMMUNITY) with Jessica Malaty Rivera
    1:35:56
  26. 34.
    Part 2: Dendrology (TREES) with Casey Clapp -- UPDATES + NEW INTERVIEW
    23:41
  27. 35.
    Part 1: Dendrology (TREES) with Casey Clapp -- Encore
    1:30:11
  28. 36.
    Scorpiology (SCORPIONS) with Lauren Esposito: Encore Presentation
    1:16:10
  29. 37.
    Garology (LONG CUTE ANCIENT PATIENT BOOPABLE NIGHTMARE FISH) with Solomon David
    1:17:14
  30. 38.
    Space Archaeology (SPACE JUNK) with Alice Gorman
    1:20:35
  31. 39.
    Alligator Ecotoxicology (GATOR POISONS) with Laura Kojima
    1:26:40
  32. 40.
    Awesomeology (GRATITUDE) with Neil Pasricha
    1:28:37
  33. 41.
    Biological Anthropology (APE SEX) with Lara Durgavich
    1:28:29
  34. 42.
    Indigenous Fashionology (NATIVE CLOTHING) with Riley Kucheran
    1:12:30
  35. 43.
    Pedagogology (SCIENCE COMMUNICATION) with Bill Nye
    1:14:24
  36. 44.
    Cucurbitology (PUMPKINS) Encore with Anne Copeland
    1:02:43
  37. 45.
    Desairology (MORTUARY MAKE-UP) with Monica Torres
    1:07:08
  38. 46.
    Anthropodermic Biocodicology (HUMAN LEATHER BOOKS) with Megan Rosenbloom & Daniel Kirby
    1:17:22
  39. 47.
    Forest Entomology (CREEPY CRAWLIES) with Kristen Wickert
    1:15:02
  40. 48.
    Condorology (CONDORS & VULTURES) with Jonathan C. Hall
    1:21:07
  41. 49.
    Political Sociology (VOTER TURNOUT & SUPPRESSION) with Mindy Romero
    1:14:14
  42. 50.
    Fulminology (LIGHTNING) with Chris Giesige
    1:31:14

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