Bridget Kendall talks to Archbishop Rowan Williams about his fascination with Dostoyevsky.
Professor Marcus du Sautoy argues that mathematics drives science.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Gauss, one of the great mathematicians.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Dostoevsky's novel. The hero thinks he's above the law....
How naturalist Joseph Hooker globally acquired species to build up the first maps of flora
Pallab Ghosh explains how Marie Curie achieved fame through her work on radioactivity.
The extraordinary life of the Polish scientist who changed the course of physics.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the scientific achievements of the Curie family.
Melvyn Bragg explores the life and work of the 19th century Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy.
Rosamund Bartlett explores the truth and the fiction of Tolstoy's War and Peace.
Philip Ball tells the story of German chemist Friedrich Wöhler's creation of urea.