Explorations in the world of science.
The Moon rush is back. And everyone is a player. Roland Pease looks at the new space race
Mon 15 Jul 2019
Irene Tracey tells Jim Al-Khalili how imaging the brain reveals how and why we feel pain.
Mon 8 Jul 2019
Paul Davies talks to Jim al-Khalili about the origin of life and the search for aliens.
Mon 1 Jul 2019
2/2 Is compulsory vaccination necessary or can gentle persuasion boost immunisation rates?
Mon 24 Jun 2019
1/2 From New York to Madagascar: attitudes to vaccines around the world
Mon 17 Jun 2019
6/6 6/6 And why does the human voice change as we age?
Mon 10 Jun 2019
Rutherford and Fry embark on a never-ending quest for infinite knowledge
Mon 3 Jun 2019
4/6 Plus is anything really random?
Mon 27 May 2019
3/6 Where are we looking for alien life and what are the chances of finding it?
Mon 20 May 2019
2/6 Plus, how fast can a human run?
Mon 13 May 2019
1/6 Why do different musical instruments sound unique?
Mon 6 May 2019
Does a second feel the same for a fly, a bird, or a swordfish, as it does for me?
Mon 29 Apr 2019
5/5 Jim al-Khalili talks chimp gestures with Dr Cat Hobaiter
Mon 22 Apr 2019
4/5 Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli on why time is not what it seems
Mon 15 Apr 2019
3/5 Corinne Le Quéré on carbon and the global climate
Mon 8 Apr 2019
2/5 Ken Gabriel on inventing micro devices found in smartphones
Mon 1 Apr 2019
1/5 Donna Strickland on inventing extremely powerful lasers and winning a Nobel Prize
Mon 25 Mar 2019
The discovery and recreation of an iconic perfume formula for Soir de Paris
Mon 18 Mar 2019
Roland Pease investigates the growing fire hazard in California
Mon 11 Mar 2019
The mobile app that will warn southern Californians if an earthquake is heading their way
Mon 4 Mar 2019
2/2 The role chemists have played in the development of chemical weapons
Mon 25 Feb 2019
1/2 Andrea Sella looks at the role chemists have played in the development of weapons
Mon 18 Feb 2019
4/4 Scientists race to save a set of 95-million-year-old footprints
Mon 11 Feb 2019
3/4 How scientists are trying to eradicate rats and mosquitoes threatening French Polynesia
Mon 4 Feb 2019
2/4 The hunt for the Night Parrot: a fat, dumpy, green parrot that lives in the desert
Mon 28 Jan 2019
1/4 SOFIA is a flying observatory setting out to study Titan, Saturn’s biggest moon
Mon 21 Jan 2019
3/3 The Arabic scholar who showed how light and the human eye produce our sense of vision
Mon 14 Jan 2019
2/3 Philip Ball tells the story of Johannes Kepler and the six cornered snowflake.
Mon 7 Jan 2019
1/3 Two thousand years ago Lucretius composed about atoms and the natural world
Mon 31 Dec 2018
Philip Ball tells the story of Arthur Eddington's confirmation of general relativity
The eclipses, spacecraft and astronauts changing our view of the Universe
A pair of scientific sleuths answer your perplexing questions. Ask them anything!
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