Unsung Science

By CBS News

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Subscribers: 473
Reviews: 3
Episodes: 47

JT
 May 21, 2023
Very entertaining and informative. Pogue is a great presenter (despite his deliberately dad-jokey style) who weaves a great tale around every subject.

Carolyn B
 Mar 3, 2022
I've learned so much from this podcast! Every episode is interesting and well researched. I'm a big fan of David's story telling style. I recommend it to everyone. Please tell me there will be more seasons!

Jim Draper
 Jan 28, 2022
David is one of my favorite science contributors on television programs like Nova and CBS Sunday morning. Unsung Science is a great combination of entertainment and education!

Description

Hear the untold stories of mind-blowing achievements in science and tech. “CBS Sunday Morning” correspondent and six-time Emmy winner David Pogue takes you behind the scenes into the creation stories of the world’s greatest advances and the people behind them. From transportation, food, space, internet, and health, creators reveal their inspirations and roadblocks they encountered in bringing their breakthroughs to the public. Hear all-new episodes of the award-winning Unsung Science podcast every other Friday.


Episode Date
Grand Finale: A Pop Song is Born
Dec 08, 2023
Electric Planes Take Off
Nov 24, 2023
Genetics, Votes, and Colin Firth
Nov 10, 2023
How Does Google Maps Do It?
Oct 26, 2023
How Cool Tech is Saving the Whales
Oct 13, 2023
How the Webb Telescope Sees Back in Time
Sep 29, 2023
Inside Elon Musk's Brain
Sep 16, 2023
Screaming Babies, Noise Canceling, and You
Sep 01, 2023
The Pulse-Pounding Origin Story of USB-C
Aug 18, 2023
CeCe Moore Cracks Cold Cases with Genealogy
Aug 04, 2023
What if Placebos ARE the Medicine?
Jul 21, 2023
The Man Who Invented QR Codes
Jul 07, 2023
Inside the Lost Titanic Sub: An Update
Jun 23, 2023
How Doug Lindsay Invented His Own Surgery
Jun 09, 2023
The Power of an Empty Metal Box
May 26, 2023
From Klingon to Dothraki: Constructed Languages for Hollywood
May 12, 2023
The Million-Dollar Toothpaste Tube
Apr 28, 2023
Happiness 2.0: The Reset Button from Hidden Brain
Apr 14, 2023
The Rewilded Farm
Mar 31, 2023
NASA Redirects an Asteroid
Mar 17, 2023
How They Found the Shipwreck Endurance
Mar 03, 2023
Deepfakes: Big Tech Fights Back
Feb 17, 2023
The Mars Helicopter That Would Not Die
Feb 03, 2023
ChatGPT and the End of Writing
Jan 20, 2023
Introducing: Season 2 of Unsung Science with David Pogue
Jan 13, 2023
Back to Titanic Part 2
Dec 19, 2022
Back to Titanic Part 1
Nov 27, 2022
The Secret of Baby Carrots
Nov 20, 2022
How Impossible Meats Might Save the Earth
Feb 11, 2022
The Man Who Stopped the Spammers
Feb 04, 2022
Where Emoji Come From
Jan 28, 2022
How the Fitbit Knows You're Dreaming
Jan 21, 2022
Subtitles for the Blind
Jan 14, 2022
Chainsaws, Women, and the Cape Town Drought
Jan 07, 2022
How to Prepare for Wildfires
Dec 31, 2021
Where to Live in the Climate-Change Era
Dec 24, 2021
Leap Seconds, Smear Seconds, and the Slowing of the Earth
Dec 17, 2021
How the Cellphone was Born: Three Months of Craziness
Dec 10, 2021
How Apple and Microsoft Built the Seeing-Eye Phone
Dec 03, 2021
How to Prepare for Climate Change: Intro
Nov 26, 2021
Who Makes the Fake Languages for Hollywood?
Nov 19, 2021
How NASA's $2 Billion Rover Landed Itself on Mars: "Seven Minutes of Terror"
Nov 12, 2021
Tornado Alley is Shifting Eastward—and We're Not Ready
Nov 05, 2021
Audio Deepfakes and the End of Trust
Oct 29, 2021
How We Almost Blew the Vaccine
Oct 22, 2021
What Happened to the Mosquitoes in Fresno?
Oct 15, 2021
Introducing: Unsung Science with David Pogue
Sep 27, 2021