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The science fiction podcasts every nerd should listen to

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This post has been updated, and will probably be updated again, because that's how best-of lists should work.

I love podcasts, you love podcasts, your grandma probably loves podcasts. Looking for some science fiction you can enjoy while your eyeballs do stuff that isn't reading? Great. Read on. If you're looking for some science fact podcasts instead, we've got you covered.

Limetown

Remember that time when everything on the radio wanted to be "Serial"? Limetown got it right. Follow a reporter as she revisits the mysterious disappearance of every inhabitant in Limetown, an idyllic little community built around a mysterious scientific research facility. The mind-melting sci-fi in Limetown comes in on such a slow burn that a of people don't realize they're listening to a fictional story until a few episodes in, which makes it feel a

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