Science Decoded

by Justin Dingman

We interview the scientists behind the studies and find out how they did them! Science Decoded is the official podcast of Sciworthy.com. Sciworthy is a non-profit science explainer website full of easy to understand articles that summarize published studies. We satisfy the curiosity of knowledge seekers for whom scientific journal articles are too technical, but find science news to be too biased or superficial.  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • S03 E01 - Lucie in the Sky with Plants (Guest: Dr. Lucie Poulet)

    S03 E01 - Lucie in the Sky with Plants (Guest: Dr. Lucie Poulet)

    An exciting season 3 premier on plants in space! In this episode Dr. Lucie Poulet joins Science Decoded to discuss her paper on crew time in regard to plant systems in space. Where do we stand on growing our own food in space? How...

    28:15
  • Bonus

    S03 - Science Decoded Gets Real #2 - Are there limits to the scientific method?

    S03 - Science Decoded Gets Real #2 - Are there limits to the scientific method?

    Our second round table discussion features our host Justin, with Gina and Garrett joining in to talk about the limits of the scientific method. Are there things we cannot learn from science? What other ways do people make decision...

    44:02
  • Bonus

    S03 - Science Decoded Gets Real #1: Is Objectivity a Myth?

    S03 - Science Decoded Gets Real #1: Is Objectivity a Myth?

    Science Decoded host Justin is joined by Osama and Gina in our first ever round table science communication discussion. The topic: Is objectivity a myth? Tune in to hear our team discuss what allows science communicators to be unb...

    26:02
  • Season 2

  • S02 E10 - Biosignatures on Mars (Guest: Dr. Armando Azua-Bustos)

    S02 E10 - Biosignatures on Mars (Guest: Dr. Armando Azua-Bustos)

    In this episode Justin is joined by Dr. Armando Azua-Bustos, expert in fields of astrobiology, extreme environments, and more. Dr. Azua-Bustos has recently published a paper with the focus of using living organisms found in one of...

    29:26
  • S02 E09 - Mimicking A Biosignature (Guest: Dr. Svetlana Shkolyar)

    S02 E09 - Mimicking A Biosignature (Guest: Dr. Svetlana Shkolyar)

    In this episode, Dr. Svetlana Shkolyar of the Goddard Space Flight Center joins us to discuss her recent paper on specific issues and 'cautionary tales' of biosignature research. Biosignatures, are possible signs of life, or bioti...

    34:45