Sometime it's hard to know where to start to when getting into new topics in science. We recommend the following media to feed the knowledge-hungry beast within.


Podcasts

We recommend these podcasts. There are MANY more, but these are a starting point. Search for them on the podcast app of your choice!


Books

Colleagues have book recommendations on their websites we figure there's no need to reinvent the wheel*, so see the links below for high class recommendations! *by wheel we mean, lab page with list of great science books.

Books recommended by the J Lab, Canberra, Australia

Headed up by Mike Jennions at ANU, The J Lab website has an awesome list of THE books to read. Visit Mike's lab page:  http://thejennionslab.weebly.com/fun-stuff.html

Books recommended by the Kokkonuts, Zurich, Switzerland

Lead by Hanna Kokko at the University of Zurich, the Kokkonuts website has a great list of books in a genre that Hanna invented, Topicology. Check them out here: http://www.kokkonuts.org/topicology/


Comics

The one and only Gary Larson <- this is a google images search because Larson worked pre-internets!

XKCD: www.xkcd.com

PhD Comics: www.phdcomics.com/comics.php

Bird & Moon: www.birdandmoon.com

Liz Climo: lizclimo.tumblr.com

An awesome list from Beatrice the Biologist: www.beatricebiologist.com/2014/03/science-comics/


Documentaries

coming soon...!