Short Wave

Publisher:
NPR

Short Wave

5.0/5

Critic Rating

New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — all in about 10 minutes, every weekday. It's science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join hosts Emily Kwong and Aaron Scott for science on a different wavelength.If you're hooked, try Short Wave Plus. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks a sponsor-free feed. Learn more at plus.npr.org/shortwave


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Rachel Aroesti • The Guardian Mar 24, 2022

"...manages to find an intriguing, accessible and, frequently, rather amusing hook for its highly intellectual subject matter: brain food that’s both enticing and satisfying."

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Score: 5

Fiona Sturges • Financial Times Nov 2, 2019

"Accessibility is the key here: Sofia, a scientist herself, builds a good rapport with her guests and instinctively asks the questions the listener is thinking. Despite the limited time available, each show is well paced, manages to dig deep and strikes a smart balance of common sense and geekery."

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