Outside Podcast: Science of Survival

Adventures in Audio

May 17, 2016

The Devil's Highway, Part 2

When a group of immigrants set out across the desert, the results helped researcher create the Death Index, a new model for dehydration.

May 4, 2016

The Devil’s Highway, Part 1

Pablo Valencia spent six days wandering the 110-degree desert before stumbling into McGee's camp. He shouldn't have been alive, but he was.

Apr 12, 2016

Struck by Lightning

If you live through a strike, the recovery can be a confounding, bizarre journey that never really ends.

Mar 7, 2016

Frozen Alive

A remote car accident, a broken ski, a tumble in the snow, and a slow descent into hypothermia before (spoiler alert!) a dramatic rescue.