Series 1

Series 1

Dara and his team of experts tackle some of the biggest ideas in science, with subjects including the brain, space, music and reproduction.

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Download wallpapers

Use these brilliant wallpapers to add a little science to your desktop. They're taken from our 'Story of...' animations - why not collect all twelve?

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Episode 6 guest experts

Episode 6 guest experts

Dara is joined in the studio by acoustics expert Professor Trevor Cox and music psychologist Dr Alexandra Lamont.

Replay web chats with experts

Replay web chats with experts

Are we more genetically diverse than chimpanzees? Find out as five experts, including Professor Steve Jones, answer your science questions.

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Special guests talk silly science

Special guests talk silly science

Comedians Marcus Brigstocke, Josh Widdicombe, Ed Byrne, Jessica Hynes and James May (pictured) share their thoughts on how science is presented in films and on television.

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Why does a magnetised needle face north?

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Mark demonstrates how to magnetise a needle in order to create your own working compass.