Wow in the World is a new way for families to connect, look up and discover the wonders in the world around them.  It’s the first program produced by Tinkercast. It is distributed by NPR and will mark the first children’s program the public radio network has launched in its 47-year history.

Every episode of Wow in the World, hosts Guy and Mindy guide curious kids and their grown-ups away from their screens, inside their brains, out into space, and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.


Ep 1: The Search For Planet 9 And Our Sushi-Powered Brains

Where in the world is the mysterious ninth planet? What in the world did early humans eat to make them so smart? How in the world does saying “thank you” make you healthier? Find out on Episode 1!

After the show, keep your imaginations going with some conversation starters here.  And check out this week’s sources here.

Welcome to Wow in the World

On May 15, NPR launches its first podcast for kids and families, Wow in the World, hosted by Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas. This weekly show invites curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey away from their screens, inside their brains and into the most amazing stories in science, technology, and new discoveries.