Museum of Science and Industry


Museum of Science and Industry Podcast

The Museum's official podcast, featuring interviews with the people in and behind the exhibits.


Latest Episode

MSI Podcast # 14: Seth Mnookin
The author discusses his book "The Panic Virus" and the media's responsibility in relaying scientific news.

Earlier Episodes

MSI Podcast # 13: Month at the Museum - Kate McGroarty
The winner of "Month at the Museum" shares her experience of living at MSI for 30 days.
MSI Podcast #10: S. Jay Olshansky
Dr. Olshansky discusses the limits of human longevity.
MSI Podcast #9: Howie Bluestein
Dr. Bluestein discusses tornado science and the life of a stormchaser.
MSI Podcast #8: Nicholas Epley
Nicholas Epley, U. of Chicago Behavioral Science professor, discusses our intuition and decision making.
MSI Podcast #7: John Grunsfeld
John Grunsfeld, NASA astronaut, discusses his recent mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
MSI Podcast #5 & 6: Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.
Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, discusses the science workforce.
MSI Podcast #4: Harry Potter™: The Exhibition - Eddie Newquist
Eddie Newquist of Exhibitgroup/Giltspur talks about the creation of this world-premiere exhibit.
MSI Podcast #3: Fast Forward - CuteCircuit
Meet Ryan Genz and Francesca Rosella, a.k.a. CuteCircuit, tech designers featured in Fast Forward.
MSI Podcast #2: Smart Home: Green + Wired
Meet the architect of "Chicago's greenest home" in our interview with Michelle Kaufmann.
MSI Podcast #1: The Glass Experience
Go behind-the-scenes in interviews with the nation's preeminent glass blowers, artisans and restorers.

Our podcast theme was composed by Carl Sondrol.


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    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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