Factual: Science & Nature A to Z
- 2010: Space Odyssey to Europa
Astronomer Paul Murdin asks if Jupiter's moon, Europa, might sustain biological life.
- A Brief History of Mathematics
Professor Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations
- A Guide to Farmland Birds
How to recognise birds of the British countryside from their appearance, calls and songs
- A Guide to Mountain and Moorland Birds
Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss offer a guide to Britain's upland birds
- A History of the Brain
Dr Geoff Bunn journeys through 5,000 years of human understanding of the brain
- A Life With ...
Series about scientific specialists
- A View Through a Lens
Wildlife cameraman John Aitchison on human experience and the beauty of nature
Hugh Levinson asks whether science and technology can end under-development in Africa
- An Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth
The writer Tom Dyckhoff looks at the life and work of Richard Buckminster Fuller.
- Andy Cave's Expedition Underground
Mountaineer Andy Cave joins the team working on the Thirlmere Aqueduct.
- Aping Evolution
Prof Steve Jones takes a sceptical look at the new science of evolutionary psychology
- Batman and the Barbies
Felicity Finch joins conservationist Tim Dixon in search of the very rare Barbestelle bats
- Between the Tides
An exciting and revelatory soundscape following life between the tides on a sandy coast.
- Big Bang Day: Engineering Solutions
Adam Hart-Davis follows the construction of the Large Hadron Collider atom smasher at CERN
- Big Bang Day: Five Particles
Simon Singh examines the significance of subatomic particles
- Big Bang Day: The Making of CERN
Quentin Cooper explores the history of CERN, the European particle physics laboratory
- Big Game, Little Game
Mark Stephen charts a job swap between gamekeepers from the Kalahari and the Angus Glens
- Biomimicry: Inspired by Nature
Scientist and broadcaster Prof Trevor Cox explores a new wave of biomimicry.
- Bitten by the Bug
Brett Westwood explores the UK's natural history societies
- Brain Culture: Neuroscience and Society
Matthew Taylor explores the coming 'Brain Culture'
- Bridging the Morphine Gap
Mukti Jain Campion asks why India's people have virtually no access to medical morphine.
- Britain's Atlantis
The most recent knowledge of what the land around Britain was like before the Ice Age.
- Britain's Labs
Professor Iain Stewart visits Britain's leading laboratories
- Britain's Sputnik
Roland Pease recalls ZETA, a nuclear energy project unveiled in 1958 by British scientists
- Byd Amaeth
Y diweddaraf o'r byd ffermio gyda Dei Tomos. The latest farming news with Dei Tomos.
- Chips With Everything
Sue Nelson investigates the humble source of the silicon chip.
- City Limits
Two-part series looking at the fringes where suburbia meets the countryside
- Clair Patterson: Scourge of the Lead Industry
The story of Clair Patterson's discovery of the global contamination of the environment.
For the best debate on global technology, social media and the internet.
- Click On
Simon Cox with the latest developments and issues from the world of IT.
- Cosmic Quest
Heather Couper presents a narrative history of astronomy
- Costing the Earth
Programme looking at man's effect on the environment and how the environment reacts
- Country Focus
Programme serving everyone living in the countryside, and tackling issues affecting them
- Creative Genius
Ian Peacock unravels the myth, science and psychology behind creativity.
- Cricket Cabaret
Quirky sound composition inspired by the songs of crickets.
- Darwin's Tunes
Can you apply Darwin's theory of natural selection to music and create the perfect song?
- Dear Darwin
Leading scientists address letters to Charles Darwin
- Debating Animals
Rod Liddle examines our differing responses to related animal species
- Digital Human
Aleks Krotoski explores living in a digital world
Discovery explores today's most significant scientific discoveries.
- Does Science Need the People?
Geoff Watts explores the value of public engagement in research
- Erased Memories and Spotless Minds
Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the science of erasing memories.
- Everest a Chymru
Dei Tomos yn bwrw golwg ar berthynas Cymru ag Everest.
Adam Rutherford presents a three-part series on extinction
- Farm Gate
A weekly look at farming and countryside issues, including the latest on new technology
- Farming Today
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside
- Father of the Big Bang
The story of the Catholic priest behind the most important scientific theory of our time.
- Fighting the Power of Pink
Kat Arney investigates why little girls are addicted to the colour pink, and if it matters
- Food and Farming Awards
Celebrating the best of British food
- Frankenstein's Moon
Adam Rutherford with astronomical insights on literature and art.
- From Sputnik to Satnav
The history of the man-made satellite, from Sputnik's Cold War launch to the present day.
Programme exploring new ideas in science and meeting the researchers responsible
- Galwad Cynnar
Rhaglen gylchgrawn ar fyd natur. Nature programme with music and chat
- Genius Unrecognised
Tony Hill looks at the genesis of five inventions that define our world today
- Give Me the MoonLITE
Richard Hollingham examines British plans for a moon mission.
- Giving the Critic Back His Voice
Ricky Ross discovers how one Scottish company is giving back the freedom of speech.
- God On My Mind
Matthew Taylor discovers what science tells us about our need for religion
- Green Ears
Professor Trevor Cox explores the world of sonic design applied to our outdoor spaces.
- Happy Birthday, Neptune
In the Solar System's outer darkness, planet Neptune has its first 'official' birthday.
- Helping Hamlet: Can Science Cure Procrastination?
Rowan Pelling searches for a cure for the problem which blights her life, procrastination.
- Hitting the Buffers
Gareth Mitchell looks at our need for speed in different areas of modern life
- Home Planet
Programme answering listeners' questions about planet Earth and our impact upon it
- Human Kind
Matthew Taylor tells the story of the last eight years in the life of George Price.
- Hurricane Rash
Dr Kevin Fong looks at the birth of modern plastic surgery during World War II.
- Image of a Troubled Mind
Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the technology of brain scanning.
- Images That Changed The World
Dr Mark Lythgoe tells the untold story of medical imaging
- In Denial - Climate on the Couch
Jolyon Jenkins investigates the psychology of climate change - why aren't we more worried?
- In Einstein's Shadow
Dr Brian Cox explores the consequences of physics' annus mirabilis - 1905.
- In Our Own Image - Evolving Humanity
Adam Rutherford asks how talking, travelling and technology affect human genetic evolution
- In Pursuit of the Ridiculous
Matthew Oates presents a series about naturalists and their pursuits
- Inside Intuition
Dr Mark Lythgoe attempts to find out what constitutes intuition and when we should use it.
- Inside the Brain of a Five-Year-Old
Claudia Hammond investigates how neursocience is heading for the classroom.
- Inside the Virtual Anthill: Open Source Means Business
Gerry Northam goes behind the scenes to investigate 'open source' computer software.
- Islam and Science
Ehsan Masood explores the status of science in the modern Islamic world
- Ivory Tower
Are close ties to industry distorting priorities of scientific research in universities?
- James and the Giant Eagle
James Aldred encounters one of the world's most powerful birds of prey, the harpy eagle.
- James and the Giant Tree
Professional tree climber James Aldred climbs one of Britain's tallest trees.
- Japan: Coping With Disaster
What does the response to last year's tsunami and meltdown tell us about modern Japan?
- Jatropha: The Wonder Plant
Chandy Nath visits India to explore the extraordinary Jatropha plant.
- Jonathan Edwards Looks Into...
Jonathan Edwards presents a series exploring how science shapes and explains our world
- Just So Science
Vivienne Parry presents the science behind some of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories
- Last Chance for Africa's Elephants?
How can science can stop an upsurge in the slaughter of African elephants for their ivory?
- Leading Edge
Geoff Watts explores the world of science and the people, passions and policies behind it
- Life's Soundtrack
Trevor Cox explores how our voice and our hearing develop and change through our lives.
- Linnaeus and the Immorality of Bluebells
Anna Pavord explores the life and legacy of the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus.
- Ludwig Koch and the Music of Nature
Sean Street tells the story of the German wildlife sound recordist Ludwig Koch.
- Mabey in the Wild
Naturalist Richard Mabey presents a series about British flora
- Marcus du Sautoy's Five Shapes
Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy finds his favourite forms in some highly unlikely places.
- Material World
Gareth Mitchell sits in for Quentin Cooper finding out what's new in the world of science.
- Mind Changers
Series exploring the development of the science of psychology during the 20th century
- Moments of Genius
Well-known figures discuss moments of scientific genius
- Naked Scientists
Answering questions from everyday chemistry to quantum physics.
- Natural Genius
Carmen Pryce investigates the inner world of the young child.
Natural history programme offering a unique insight into the natural world
- Night Rescue: Saving the Manx Shearwater
Sarah Moore meets bird rescuer Jean Hains, who helps young Manx Shearwaters.
- Oceans: What Lies Beneath
Gabrielle Walker explores why we know so little about the planet's oceans