Quentin Cooper presents his weekly digest of science in and behind the headlines. This week he looks to the night sky to see the Perseid Meteor Shower, he explores a new carbon capture project that is getting started in California this month. Quentin also delves into the world of Photonic Molecular Materials as he finds out about the process of making solar cells cheaper and out of plastic, and the So You Want To Be A Scientist noctilucent cloud experiment is coming to an end so we hear the latest from our finalist, John Rowlands.

The producer is Ania Lichtarowicz.

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Mon 16 Aug 2010 21:00

Inside Science

BBC Inside Science

Adam Rutherford explores the research that is transforming our world.