Conversations on Science: What Makes Science, Well, Science?

Episode 85

Conversations on Science: What Makes Science, Well, Science?

Stat: 79%: The percentage of people who agree that science has made life easier for most of us.

Story: Science may sometimes seem abstract, but its benefits can be seen everywhere—from the technology in smartphones to the medicines we take. In this episode, we explore what science really is (and what it’s not) with Ira Flatow, host of the popular “Science Friday” radio program, and Carlo Rovelli, a world-renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author.

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In a new season of Pew’s “After the Fact” podcast, we talk about science—what it is, how it’s conducted and explained to the public, and how it affects our lives.