the mad scientist podcast

science of the weird

a show about the science, philosophy, and history of paranormal, pseudoscientific, and otherwise weird claims. hosted by christopher cogswell and marie mayhew, each episode delves deep into a wide variety of serious and funny topics, and interviews with leaders in the world of science and the weird.

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the team

marie mayhew

host
marie is a lead researcher on the mad scientist podcast. she provides hard hitting investigative skills and is the jay to chris's silent bob on the roundtables.

chris cogswell

host, founder
chris has a phd in chemical engineering with a focus on nanomaterials for adsorption and separations.

desdymona howard

producer
by day an instructional coach for high school teachers, by night the oracle to marie and chris's batman and robin. she can be found behind the scenes of our strange skies, sirenicide, and on calling darkness. as well as streaming her art process on twitch.