Wendy Zukerman on season two of Science Vs.

Wendy Zukerman on Her Hit Podcast, Science Vs.

Wendy Zukerman on Her Hit Podcast, Science Vs.

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
March 20 2017 7:10 PM

Cold, Hard Facts With Wendy Zukerman

The Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.

Science Vs. host Wendy Zukerman.

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Wendy Zukerman isn’t like some other science reporters in that she doesn’t traffic in false equivalencies. “If there’s a 95 percent consensus among scientists, you report the consensus,” says Zukerman. Her podcast, Science Vs., is on its second season. The topics this year range from immigration and climate change to acne and ghosts.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.