Ologies with Alie Ward
Ologies looks at fields of study -- from paleontology to volcanology to cosmetology -- and asks ologists: "Uh, what is your deal?" Listen and take away a pocket full of science knowledge and also some insane stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Hosted by comedy podcaster and science correspondent Alie Ward.

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Alie Ward is a comedy podcaster (Slumber Party with Alie & Georgia) and science correspondent for CBS and Science Channel. She’s been obsessed with ologies for over a decade, is shamelessly curious and swears a lot when she’s excited.


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1 – Volcanology with Jess Phoenix (total badass running for Congress)
In this first episode of Ologies, Alie Ward chats with volcanologist Jess Phoenix who also happens to be running for Congress. Learn how hot magma is, how volcanoes are formed, how screwed the Pacific Northwest is, what thrills Jess about volcanoes, and what to do if surrounded by horse bandits. Also: some valuable information about haunted lava tubes. For more info and links, visit alieward.com/ologies Follow Ologies on Instagram @Ologies and Twitter @OlogiesPod Follow Jess Phoenix on Twitter @JessPhoenix2018 Production by Jason Scardamalia and Steve Ray Morris