Monday 22 October 2012, 10:31
My name is Shaun Keaveny, I am a music broadcaster, and a long-term sufferer of a sometimes debilitating condition. It is devastatingly virulent, indiscriminate, and can strike the patient down at any time, anywhere. It is the Earworm.
An earworm is a parasitic little fragment of music that burrows...
Thursday 22 December 2011, 15:47
The shortlist for this year's So You Want to Be a Scientist is out. Sifting the ten best entries from well over a thousand applications was a herculean task, but one that we in the BBC Radio Science Unit relished.
Over the past three weeks...
Saturday 12 November 2011, 15:00
Looking for a new hobby? Try science.
One of the reasons that we launched our search for the BBC's Amateur Scientist of the Year is because science isn't really seen as a hobby.
Science is generally viewed as something that's done in a lab...
Thursday 15 April 2010, 19:11
"Do you have the S-factor?" That's what we asked in January on Material World. Science of course, not sex (this goes out at 1630 on Radio 4 after all) was what we were looking for when we launched So You Want to Be a Scientist? - our search for the BBC's Amateur Scientist of the Year. We asked people...
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