Albert Einstein develops a theory of relativity with some help from his shaving mirror.
Scientist and broadcaster Kathy Sykes chooses the iconic physicist, Albert Einstein.
Professor Kathy Sykes nominates Albert Einstein.
Helen Grady profiles the prize-winning scientist Professor Sir Andre Geim.
The row that exploded between Eddington and Chandrasekhar over the death of stars.
Melvyn Bragg tells the story of the Nobel-winning physicists William and Lawrence Bragg.
Ian Blatchford and Tilly Blyth on freezing time in a speeding up world.
How a country doctor from Prussia traced the life cycle of an anthrax bacteria cell.
Comments made by the Nobel scientist Sir Tim Hunt started a worldwide debate on sexism.
Claudia Hammond examines the legacy the psychologist who launched the cognitive revolution
One of the most successful chemists of the 20th century.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Eddie Redmayne interviewed by Sanjeev Bhaskar.
Philip Ball tells the story of Arthur Eddington's confirmation of general relativity.
Einstein said the most joy in his life came from his violin. Brian Foster investigates.
BBC Radio 4 pays tribute to Prof Stephen Hawking.
A portrait of Dorothy Hodgkin, the only female British scientist to win a Nobel Prize.
Dorothy Hodgkin and her lover wrestle with the internal structure of complex molecules.
In the 1940s, Dorothy made more scientific strides even with a baby.
Dorothy's reputation grew post-war, conquering the structure of penicillin.
Dorothy becomes the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1964.
Astrochemist Ewine van Dishoeck tells Jim Al-Khalili about the space between the stars.
James Naughtie profiles the molecular biologist who helped discover the structure of DNA.
Professor Marcus du Sautoy argues that mathematics drives science.
Geologists Roderick Murchison and Henry de la Beche clashed over the age of Devon's rocks.
Richard Sykes champions Sir Howard Florey, a forgotten man in the discovery of penicillin.
Jim Al-Khalili talks cloning with the creator of Dolly the sheep, Ian Wilmut.
Reflections on the modern pioneers of the environmental movement. Today, Jacques Cousteau.