Radiolab

Sunday 7 p.m.
Jad Abumrad & Robert Krulwich
Robert Krulwich

Radiolab is an experiential investigation that explores themes and ideas through a patchwork of people, sounds, and stories. In each episode, Radiolab experiments with sound and style allowing science to fuse with culture, and information to sound like music.

Hosted by Jad Abumrad with co-host Robert Krulwich, Radiolab is designed for listeners who demand skepticism but appreciate wonder; who are curious about the world, but also want to be moved and surprised.

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Audio Archive

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:35pm
    Ron and Cornelia Suskind had two healthy young sons, thriving careers and a brand new home when their youngest, Owen, started to disappear. 
  • Monday, September 8, 2014 1:34pm
    Horror, fashion, and the end of the world ... the undercurrents of thought that link nihilists, philosophers, Jay-Z and True Detective.
  • Thursday, August 21, 2014 3:05pm
    It's tough to make small talk with a stranger—especially when that stranger doesn't speak your language. (And he has a blowhole.)
  • Thursday, August 7, 2014 2:58pm
    For Robert’s birthday we celebrate with some classic Krulwich and a peek into the spirit and sensibility that, in many ways, drives our show.
  • Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:46pm

    Today, a lady with a bird in her backyard upends our whole sense of what we may have to give up to keep a wild creature wild.

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2:49am

Sat June 22, 2013

9:16am

Fri June 21, 2013
Krulwich Wonders...

Every Night You Lose More Than A Pound While You're Asleep (For The Oddest Reason)

Originally published on Mon June 24, 2013 8:21 am

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Editor's Note: Robert has added an update to this post. Scroll down to read it.

Here's a simple question: Why do you weigh more when you go to sleep than when you wake up? Because you do. In the video below, you'll see the evidence. You can check this yourself. Somehow, while doing absolutely nothing all night but sleep, you will wake up lighter.

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10:21am

Wed June 19, 2013

10:33am

Tue June 18, 2013
Krulwich Wonders...

Isn't That King David? Nope, It's Just Dave

Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 10:48 am

Photo and idea conception: Léo Caillard; Retouching: Alexis Persani

8:39am

Mon June 17, 2013
Krulwich Wonders...

Why Men Die Younger Than Women: The 'Guys Are Fragile' Thesis

Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 7:53 am

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The 19th century just lost its last living man.

Jiroemon Kimura, of Kyotango, Japan, was born in April 1897, lived right through the 20th century and died last Wednesday. He was 116. According to Guinness World Records (which searches for these things), he was the last surviving male born in the 1800s. All the other boys from that century, as best we know, are dead.

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