BBC Inside Science

BBC Inside Science

Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world. Covering everything from the humble test tube to the depths of space, Inside Science is your guide to how science is evolving, transforming our culture, and affecting our lives.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Microplastics; Holey Ice; Vesalius; Overeating 18 Dec 14

    Thu, 18 Dec 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Microplastics - tiny plastic particles have been found to be polluting the deep ocean sediment; Holey Ice - this week scientists have found another completely different form of ice; Vesalius - it's 500 years since the death of Andreas Vesalius, founder of the modern science of anatomy; And why do some people overeat? In order to find out, brave scientists tucked into 9000 calorie meals.

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  • Water on comets; DNA in space; Ocean sounds; Fashion 11 Dec 14

    Thu, 11 Dec 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Water on comets; DNA in space; Sounds of the Ocean; Science in Fashion

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  • Orion; Fake Mars trip; XDNA; Richard III skeleton 04 Dec 14

    Thu, 4 Dec 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Orion Launch; Fake Mars trip; XDNA; Richard the Third’s skeleton

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  • inscience:Campylobacter; AI; Sexology; Lucy 27 Nov 14

    Thu, 27 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Campylobacter in chicken; Artificial Intelligence guru Demis Hassabis; Sexology; Lucy

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  • Comet landing detects organics; Lunar Mission One; Biological warfare 20 Nov 14

    Thu, 20 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Comet landing detects organics; Lunar Mission One; Biological warfare

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  • Rosetta; Thought-controlled genes; Biophonic Life; Arecibo msg 40 years on 13 Nov 14

    Thu, 13 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Rosetta; Thought-controlled genes; Biophonic Life; Arecibo message 40 years on

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  • Science of ageing; Microneedles; Firelab; Rosetta; Scientific authorship 06 Nov 14

    Thu, 6 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Science of ageing; Microneedles; Firelab; Rosetta; Scientific authorship

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  • The Making of the Moon 30 Oct 14

    Thu, 30 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Lucie Green investigates the past, present and future of the Moon.

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  • Hobbit; Genetics of height; Solar science; Snails 23 Oct 14

    Thu, 23 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Hobbit; Genetics of height; Solar science; Snails

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  • Ebola; Ada Lovelace Day; Space Weather 16 Oct 14

    Thu, 16 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Dr Lucie Green examines the virus at the centre of the current Ebola outbreak. She finds out where it came from, how it’s mutating and why it’s spreading so fast. Ada Lovelace Day on 14th October, to celebrate the 19th century computer programmer Ada Lovelace. And Lucie heads down to the new space weather centre in Exeter, to see how they monitor the sun’s activity, and how that translates into an extra-terrestrial forecast.

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