Podcasts

Feb 25, 2021
Humanity now has a vaccine for coronavirus. For many, this seems matter of fact — “of course there’s a vaccine.” It’s as matter of fact as picking up the telephone and ordering pizza. You’re hungry,…
Jan 19, 2021
What is dark matter? It’s a question as alluring as it is perplexing. Just ask Rebecca Riley — or any of the participants in this new Compelling Conversations episode — who recounts what it’s like to…
Nov 17, 2020
Climate change. It’s something many know something about — but what about the things that even climate scientists still don’t fully understand about the way the climate works, and how it’s going to…
Feb 2, 2021
An episode about masks and coronavirus and much, much more.  
Nov 9, 2020
A conversation about everything from colors to coronavirus
Sep 15, 2020
Take a break and listen to the relay race-like work three of our Ph.D. students did to help in the effort against coronavirus. 
May 15, 2020
In this conversation, three experts discussed climate change and air quality during COVID-19.
Aug 24, 2020
In this conversation, a UCI Chemistry research team discussed how they are utilizing their diverse skills in a collaborative effort to curb COVID-19. Rachel Martin (Professor, Department of Chemistry…
Oct 29, 2019
UCI has posted a new podcast episode featuring an interview with the recently appointed dean of the School of Physical Sciences, James Bullock.
Sep 2, 2019
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Steven Davis, earth system scientist with the University of California-Irvine about why global carbon emissions continue to rise, despite efforts and pledges to cut them.