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Our journey continues... to the CENTER of the SUN!
What The IF... we were tiny, adorable, musical, KILLER BIRDS, the Shrikes. Yikes! With our very special guest, DR. KIKI SANFORD! Imagine having bird behavior and animal consciousness… Let’s fly!!
NASA just launched the Parker Solar Probe, flying toward the Sun to get closer than anything we've EVER sent before. WTiF we could have James Cameron build us a solar SUBMARINE? Let's go… into the SUN!
The heating up of our planet just won't stop! Will our nice chilly dome survive? WTiF!
What The IF we sped up CLIMATE CHANGE so we could see it happening before our eyes, and under our feet?
Scientists have discovered a snail that NEVER NEEDS TO EAT because it grows a humongous, self sustaining BACTERIAL FOOD FACTORY in it's gut. What the IF you could do that, too?
We shrunk the universe down to the size of a football field. We also shrunk your dorm room. And it's Friday night. Things are about to get downright WTiF! Put on your lampshade and let's party!
How, how, how, might SCIENCE reveal we are LIVING inside a SIMULATION? Insert you quarter, hit play, and READY IFFER ONE!
WTiF the Earth was STUCK with ONE side always facing the Sun? Join us and find the most comfy spot on the planet for YOU as we explore the SCIENCE behind a tidally locked planet.
Was there was a highly advanced civilization that was born, and lived, and died... or fled... or got eaten... on the Earth before us?
We... whoops!... turned off all the FRICTION in the universe.
Philip flips the friction switch! What if we could TURN OFF FRICTION all across the universe? A slip sliding world like we've never seen before! WTiF???
THE UNIVERSE REFUSES TO BE DECLUTTERED! Or... Does it? Find out if The Power of Quantum Mechanics can turn your apartment from pigpen to Zen!
Astrology is super complicated and totally crazy. But! What The IF it Astrology were REAL? Would there be "personality rays" shooting out of the planets? So many, many questions. Our crack Crazy Elaborate Systems Construction Department is working overtime to make this Astronomy thing work in a genuinely SCIENTIFIC way.
Edward Teller, creator of the Hydrogen Bomb wondered: could NUCLEAR BOMBS be used for PEACEFUL purposes? Could you build a harbor with the flick of a switch? We go even further: if BOMBS could be used for construction, what about BIG BANGS?!
What the IF all the Black Holes in the Universe exploded with light and put on a show for this scientist who triumphed over so much, and gave so much to the world?
What The IF we experienced our world acting by the rules of the BIZARRO world of QUANTUM MECHANICS?
What The IF the SPEED OF LIGHT were much much much much much s... l... o... w... e... rrrrrrrrrrrr? Like WTiF it were only 4 MPH, so that when you went walking, you were already rocketing along, step by measly human step, at HALF the speed of light?
From the pre-Harry Potter Scottish Enlightenment to public relations wizardry of Galileo to the classic anchor pairings of Fox News to genius of SETI and.... badda-BING we find ourselves asking What The IF there are alien civilizations who communicate using GRAVITY WAVES?