Marek Kukula explores the science behind the Transit of Venus 2012.
Physicist Tejinder Virdee on the search for the elusive Higgs boson at Cern.
Kevin Fong looks at the birth of plastic surgery and its links to the air battles of WWII.
Carinne Piekema explores the science of moral behaviour and the ethical issues this raises
Could health depend on what happens in the womb? Mark Porter reports on this new idea.
Why do we need to send people to explore Mars – and who is likely to take them there?
Can the heroic age of Antarctic exploration show the way back to the Moon?
Amundsen may have beaten Scott to the South Pole but science was the real winner.
Extended Special re-creating the Titanic Morse code conversation 100 years later.
Lynne Malcolm discusses what the future holds for the health of the human body.
Lynne Malcolm discovers if the Hollywood dream is true for the million of LA immigrants.
In Global Body, Lynne Malcolm explores moving to the big city.
Lynne Malcolm looks into how the modern world is affecting our biology in Sri Lanka.
The scientific legacy of the Fukushima nuclear accident.
Meet the new wave of explorers who are are racing to go back to the deepest place on Earth
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Science writer Zeeya Merali joins physicists discussing the nature of time.
Angela Saini explores the revolution taking place in the streets beneath our feet.
Geoff Watts meets researchers trying to find a new way to fight depression.
Geoff Watts meets researchers asking the question: why do we get depressed?
Documentary series exploring the past, present and future of Seti.
Documentary series exploring the past, present and future of Seti
Gareth Mitchell asks how near we are to achieving hypersonic flight.
Chemist Andrea Sella investigates things that go flash in the dark.
Higgs particles at CERN. Roland Pease visits the world’s biggest atom smasher.
Kevin Fong looks at new techniques aiming to cure all viral infections.
Vivienne Parry explores the crucial role the hormone leptin plays in the body.
Exploring Antarctica's subglacial lakes for lifeforms new to science.
Roland Pease investigates if neutrinos travel faster than the speed of light.
Jon Stewart examines how scientists are trying to bridge the gap between robots and humans
In the first of two programmes, Jon Stewart investigates the rise of social robots.