Science Diction

Science Diction is a podcast about words and the science stories behind them.

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Each episode of Science Diction takes a word or phrase, and with the help of historians, authors, etymologists, and scientists, serves up language with a side of science.

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How Do You Name A Hurricane?

And why do we name hurricanes anyway?

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How Do You Solve a Problem Named Hydrox?

Before Oreo, there was a nearly identical cookie on the market. A much-loved cookie with a terrible name.

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