Evolution Talk

Everything you wanted to know about evolution by natural selection in short, easy to digest, episodes. Hosted, and produced by writer Rick Coste.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 14m. Bisher sind 80 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


Update: Video Series

There is now a new way to enjoy the show.  A video series is being created to add visuals to the podcast.  Learn more at EvolutionTalk.com !


 2019-08-14  0m

Preview: Pixie - The Devil's Daughter

Coming April 10, 2018 ! Pixie is a serialized story about a sad and lonely demon whose desire to create beautiful pictures angers her father Louie (who just happens to be the Prince of Darkness). Accompanied by her best friend, a bat named Waine,...


 2018-03-19  2m

A New Show

An announcement from Rick and news about a new show from Rick Coste Productions.


 2016-02-26  7m

Mary Anning

In 1811 , or 1812, a young girl by the name of Mary Anning, along with her little brother, happened upon an incredible find while digging around the cliffs of Lyme Regis in England. It was a skull. A very large skull.


 2016-02-22  13m

Rosalind Franklin

It’s safe to say, and very few would disagree, that without Rosalind Franklin the double helix structure would not have been discovered when it was, nor perhaps by the same team of discoverers.


 2016-02-08  14m

An Interview With Emma Darwin

Way back in Episode 30 I stepped into a time machine and traveled back to 1869 in order to interview Charles Darwin. This time around I brought someone forward in time... his wife Emma Darwin.


 2016-01-25  14m

Convergent Evolution

Convergent evolution has shown us that nature will find similar solutions under similar conditions. So too might it be on other planets. Life might not look that much different that it does here


 2016-01-18  14m


A cladogram will show those animals that share similar form and structures. It’s not about animals which have evolved from one another. In this episode we are going to look at clades and cladistics. We will also create a cladogram... an audio cladogram.


 2016-01-11  12m

An Interview With Jonathan Tweet

Jonathan Tweet has authored a very remarkable book for children. He wasn’t just trying to make evolution and its concepts easier to understand for kids in elementary school, Jonathan was shooting for an even younger audience.


 2016-01-04  16m

Are We Still Evolving?

There are some who say that evolution by natural selection, at least when it applies to you and I, is no longer a driving force. The argument is that we are no longer evolving and that we’ve pushed natural selection aside and taken the reign of our own...


 2015-12-28  14m