Unexplainable

Unexplainable takes listeners right up to the edge of what we know … and then keeps on going. Host Noam Hassenfeld and an all-star team of reporters — Byrd Pinkerton, Meradith Hoddinott, and Mandy Nguyen — tackle scientific mysteries, unanswered questions, and everything we learn by diving into the unknown. New episodes drop every Wednesday.

Science
Life Sciences
Natural Sciences
151
Is a ton of psychology just ... wrong?
Psych!
27 min
152
It’s ball lightning!
A perfect sphere of crackling light
23 min
153
Skeleton Lake
When scientists examined the DNA of ancient bones found near a Himalayan lake, they were forced to confront a seemingly impossible conclusion.
25 min
154
Journey Toward the Center of the Earth
What lies beneath our feet?
25 min
155
No one nose
Believe it or not, scientists still don't know how the sense of smell works.
26 min
156
Most of the universe is missing
Scientists all over the world are searching for dark matter: an invisible, untouchable substance that holds our universe together.
30 min
157
Introducing Unexplainable
2 min