Can you tell if the following statements are common science myths or science facts?

  • The Great Wall of China is the only man made structure visible from space.
  • Lightning never strikes the same place twice.
  • Planes have their nose pointing downwards while landing.

Sorry to burst your bubble, but these are some common misconceptions that have gained traction over time. It's high time to put an end to such science myths and misunderstandings, that have been passed down over the ages.

In each episode of this weekly podcast, our host, Samarth Chitta, takes on one of the most widely held myths and uses science facts to debunk any long-standing misconceptions. Explained in the simplest terms possible, you will get to understand the issues at hand from various perspectives and follow the host's logic.

Let's take a look at some of the most common science myths and explain why they're false using scientific proof. Bust some myth folks!

Samarth's Introduction:

Samarth Chitta is a 9-year-old podcaster and author from Bengaluru, India. One of the few child podcasters from India, he started his journey through a Good News show on Youtube when he was 3 years old. His first book The Talking Walking Tree was published in 2019 and his second book is due for release by August 2021. He loves traveling, playing with his pet Yuki, building structures on Minecraft, and spending time with his grandparents. His favorite place is the swing on a jackfruit tree outside his house.



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