Each podcast is about 10-15 minutes long.
- If plants react to aesthetics, does that mean they have consciousness?
- Far out, man! Scientists claim first evidence of planets outside out galaxy
- Rob Thacker on the controversy over a 'disco ball' launched into space
- Rob Thacker talks about a self-healing concrete that fixes its own cracks
- Rob Thacker on satellites made from smartphone parts
- Rob Thacker on what to watch for in space news in 2018
- Rob Thacker on why you don't need 300-thousand Christmas lights on your house to have an impact on your neighbours -- be they human or something else.
- Rob Thacker on a space rock that likely had origin a long time ago in a solar system far, far away
- Rob Thacker on a German study that found a steep decline in number of flying insects
- Rob Thacker on gravitational waves that alert researchers to the collision of neutron stars
- Rob Thacker on the electric bus that travels almost 1800km on single charge
- Solar Eclipse 2017: Rob Thacker on the lunacy of total solar eclipses
- Rob Thacker on storm the size of planet Earth on Neptune
- Rob Thacker on potential discovery of first moon beyond solar system
- Rain, rain, go away: Rob Thacker on increasing downpours
- Rob Thacker on the award-winning mathematician who recently died at 40; video stored in DNA
- Rob Thacker on solar eclipses, and a notable one coming August 21st
- Rob Thacker on supercomputers and their uses
- Rob Thacker's wager on identifying life elsewhere in the universe
- Rob Thacker on growing a greener energy grid
- Look for CBC Mainstreet Halifax on your favourite podcast app or visit the Mainstreet Halifax podcast page.