A podcast on science and society

SparkDialog is a podcast on science and society. But it doesn't stop there. It shows us how new scientific discoveries are changing how we look at the universe, how new technology is affecting our lives, and even shakes it up with history, economics, philosophy, ethics, religion, and culture to provide an integrated look at science in our world. Check out all the podcasts on the podcast page or the latest below!  Find SparkDialog on social media!  Or subscribe to and rate the podcast!


SparkDialog Podcasts is now on Patreon!  Patreon is a way for you to show support for the podcast, pledge to help with production costs, and even become a part of the podcast!  So check it out and thanks for your support to help keep the podcast going!
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Thanks to all our supporters, especially Mary Bell and Hyewon Byun (Data Science Patrons)!


Elizabeth Fernandez

Elizabeth Fernandez loves all things science.  She has a PhD in astrophysics and has worked around the world, using telescopes both on the ground and in space. She is a scientific writer and a public speaker, interested in different ways of looking at the world around us. As the host and producer of SparkDialog Podcasts, a podcast on science and society, she tells the story of science in our lives.  Besides science, she is an artist and writer, loves pretty much ever genre of music in existence, and seeks out bizarre and unique musical instruments.  She has a passion for interfaith relations, working with people from many countries and backgrounds promoting dialog between faiths.  

In astrophysics, Elizabeth studied the first stars and how their appearance changed the Universe forever. You can hear more about her research when she was a guest on Starts with a Bang Podcast.

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