Did Newton's theory of gravity really come to him after seeing an apple fall?
Naomi Alderman tells the story of Sophia Jex-Blake, first woman doctor in Scotland
Naomi Alderman tells the story of Mary Somerville, pioneer of popular science writing
Philip Ball tells the tale of Alexis Carrel's immortal chicken heart.
Philip Ball tells the story of Ramon Llull, the medieval prophet of computer science.
Lindsey Fitzharris tells the story of Ignaz Semmelweiss, the hand washer.
Philip Ball tells the story of Madame Lavoisier, the translator of oxygen.
Galileo's lost letter questions how he challenged the Church. With Philip Ball.
Philip Ball's story is of Ibn al-Haytham, the first scientist, and how we see.
Naomi Alderman on how Lady Mary Montagu used her own child to prove smallpox inoculation.