Index of Topics

Each episode covers such a wide array of material that it might be difficult to remember which ideas are presented in which episodes. This index should provide a broad overview of prominent scientists, historical figures, principles of chemistry, and overarching concepts that are presented in the show. Simply click a topic to see a list of all the episodes that deal with that topic.

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Abraham Wald 1
Acids & Bases 1
Adenosine Triphosphate 1
Adolf Hitler 3
Agriculture 2
Albert Einstein 1
Alchemy 2
Alessandro Volta 1
Alexandre-Emile Beguyer de Chancourtois 1
Alfred Nobel 1
Allotropes 3
Alloys 3
American Civil War 3
Andre-Marie Ampere 1
Andres Manuel del Rio 1
Andrew Ure 1
Annie Besant 2
Anthropology 2
Antoine Lavoisier 2
Archaeology 2
Architecture 1
Art Deco 1
Artificial Intelligence 1
Astronomy 4
Atomic Bonding 6
Atomic Structure 6
Australia 2
Automobiles 3
Axel Cornstedt 1
Bananas 1
Basilius Valentinus 1
Belgium 1
Benjamin Franklin 2
Biology 10
Bolivia 1
Bone 2
Botany 2
Calvin Coolidge 1
Carbon Dating 1
Carl Wilhelm Scheele 3
Charles Goodyear 1
Charles Martin Hall 1
Chien-Shiung Wu 1
China 1
Cholera 1
CIA 1
Clara Immerwahr 1
Classical Elements 2
Cliffs of Dover 1
Comics 1
Communications 1
Computers 1
Concrete 1
Cosmetics 2
Cricket 1
Crime 1
Crystal Structure 1
Dante Alighieri 1
DDT 1
Declaration of Independence 1
Dentistry 1
Dioscorides 1
Dmitri Mendeleev 4
Dorothy Colson 1
Douglass Houghton 1
DuPont 1
Edmund Fremy 1
Edwin Hubble 1
Egypt 1
Electricity 2
Electrolysis 4
Electronics 2
Energy 2
England 4
Enrico Fermi 1
Environmentalism 1
Erie Canal 1
Ernest Rutherford 2
Etymology 10
Excitation 1
Fallout 1
Fission 1
France 5
Frank Gehry 1
Frankenstein 1
Franklin D. Roosevelt 2
French Revolution 2
Friedrich Wohler 1
Fritz Haber 3
Galileo Galilei 1
Geography 1
Geology 1
Georg Brandt 2
George Forster 1
George Gore 1
George Washington 1
Georgius Agricola 1
Gerhard Domagk 1
Germany 4
Gilbert Lewis 3
Giovanni Aldini 1
Glass 4
Greece 1
Guano 3
Guggenheim 1
Gunpowder 1
Hardness 1
Harley Earl 1
Harold Urey 1
Hennig Brand 1
Henri Moissan 1
Henry Ford 1
Henry Kissinger 1
Howard Hughes 1
Humphry Davy 4
Illumination 7
Imperialism 5
India 1
Indonesia 1
Industrial Design 1
Industrial Revolution 2
Ions 2
Iron Man 1
Irving Langmuir 1
Isaac Newton 2
Isotopes 2
Italy 4
IUPAC 2
Japan 1
Jean-Paul Marat 1
Jeff Koons 1
Jerome Nickles 1
Jewelry 1
John Leal 1
John Newlands 1
Jons Jacob Berzelius 2
Joseph Goebbels 1
Joseph Priestley 1
Joseph Stalin 1
Joseph von Fraunhofer 2
Joseph Wharton 1
Joseph-Ignace Guillotin 1
Karl Weinhold 1
Kickstarter 1
Knox Brothers 1
Labor 2
Lasers 2
Leo Szilard 1
Literature 1
Los Alamos 1
Lothar Meyer 1
Lucia Galvani 1
Luigi Galvani 1
Magnetism 1
Malaria 1
Maria Goeppert-Mayer 1
Marie Curie 1
Marine Biology 3
Martin Heinrich Klaproth 1
Mary Shelley 1
Matches 1
Medicine 3
Michelangelo 1
Michigan 1
Mineralogy 3
Mining 3
Modernity 1
Mosquitoes 1
Multiple Discovery 4
Mythology 5
NASA 2
Nazis 2
Neanderthals 1
Neutrinos 1
New York City 1
Nicolas-Louis Vauquelin 1
Nils Sefstrom 1
Nobel Prizes 7
Norilsk 1
Norman Lockyer 1
Nuclear Weapons 5
Numismatics 2
Occultism 1
Odor 1
Ohio 1
Oxidation 4
Painting 1
Paleontology 1
Paracelsus 2
Parity 1
Particle Accelerators 1
Paul Muller 1
Paul-Emile Lecoq de Boisbaudran 3
Paulin Louyet 1
Per-Ingvar Branemark 1
Periodic Table 2
Pharmaceuticals 6
Photography 1
Pierre Janssen 1
Pliny the Elder 2
Podcast Awards 1
Poisons 4
Pollution 3
Prehistory 4
Preservation 1
Primo Levi 1
Psychiatry 1
Psychology 1
Public Health 1
Purgatory 1
Rachel Carson 1
Radioactivity 3
Recycling 1
Robert Bunsen 1
Rome 3
Rubber 1
Russia 3
Salts 4
Samuel Morse 1
Satan 4
Science Fiction 3
Sculpture 3
Shakespeare 1
Sharks 1
Singapore 1
South America 1
Soviet Union 1
Space Exploration 2
Spain 2
Spectroscopy 1
Spencer Clark 1
Sports 2
Stan Lee 1
Stanley Miller 1
Star Trek 3
Stevens T. Mason 1
Strategic Defense Initiative 1
Surgery 1
Sweden 2
Symmetry 1
The Big Bang 1
The Cold War 2
Theater 1
Theodor Benfey 1
Theodore Gray 2
Thermodynamics 1
Thioacetone 1
Toledo 1
Transition Metals 1
Typhoid 1
United States 5
Vulcanization 1
Vultures 1
Washington DC 3
Weaponry 2
Wetting 1
William Ramsay 1
Winston Churchill 1
Wolfgang Pauli 1
Women In Science 5
World War I 2
World War II 8
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