Astronomer Paul Murdin asks if Jupiter's moon, Europa, might sustain biological life.
The top 40 stories of the week across social media and online
Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with science news stories and analysis
Professor Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations
How to recognise birds of the British countryside from their appearance, calls and songs
Brett Westwood and Phil Gates present a guide to some of Britain's common garden wildlife
Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss offer a guide to Britain's upland birds
Dr Geoff Bunn journeys through 5,000 years of human understanding of the brain
Series about scientific specialists
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
A portrait of Dorothy Hodgkin, the only female British scientist to win a Nobel Prize.
The writer Tom Dyckhoff looks at the life and work of Richard Buckminster Fuller.
Mountaineer Andy Cave joins the team working on the Thirlmere Aqueduct.
Prof Steve Jones takes a sceptical look at the new science of evolutionary psychology
Felicity Finch joins conservationist Tim Dixon in search of the very rare Barbestelle bats
Adam Rutherford goes inside science to explore the research that is transforming our world
Explaining the stories the world is sharing
An exciting and revelatory soundscape following life between the tides on a sandy coast.
Adam Hart-Davis follows the construction of the Large Hadron Collider atom smasher at CERN
Simon Singh examines the significance of subatomic particles
Quentin Cooper explores the history of CERN, the European particle physics laboratory
Mark Stephen charts a job swap between gamekeepers from the Kalahari and the Angus Glens
Scientist and broadcaster Prof Trevor Cox explores a new wave of biomimicry.
Brett Westwood explores the UK's natural history societies
Janey Godley meets people whose lives changed dramatically when they started blogging.
Melvyn Bragg tells the story of the Nobel-winning physicists William and Lawrence Bragg.
Matthew Taylor explores the coming 'Brain Culture'
Pennie Latin explores the science behind the everyday.
Mukti Jain Campion asks why India's people have virtually no access to medical morphine.
The most recent knowledge of what the land around Britain was like before the Ice Age.
Professor Iain Stewart visits Britain's leading laboratories
Roland Pease recalls ZETA, a nuclear energy project unveiled in 1958 by British scientists
Y diweddaraf o'r byd ffermio gyda Dei Tomos. The latest farming news with Dei Tomos
Sue Nelson investigates the humble source of the silicon chip.
Two-part series looking at the fringes where suburbia meets the countryside
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.
Simon Cox with the latest developments and issues from the world of IT.
Heather Couper presents a narrative history of astronomy
Programme looking at man's effect on the environment and how the environment reacts
Programme serving everyone living in the countryside, and tackling issues affecting them
Ian Peacock unravels the myth, science and psychology behind creativity.
Quirky sound composition inspired by the songs of crickets.
Can you apply Darwin's theory of natural selection to music and create the perfect song?
Leading scientists address letters to Charles Darwin
BBC Radio 4 pays tribute to scientist Professor Stephen Hawking
Rod Liddle examines our differing responses to related animal species
Aleks Krotoski explores living in a digital world
Discovery explores today's most significant scientific discoveries.
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