Albert Einstein develops a theory of relativity with some help from his shaving mirror.
Professor Kathy Sykes nominates Albert Einstein.
Scientist and broadcaster Kathy Sykes chooses the iconic physicist, Albert Einstein.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Henri Bergson's ideas about our experience of time passing
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan.
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan as the singer turns 70.
A cast of musicians, writers and poets reflect as Bob Dylan turns 70.
Memories of the night when Bob Dylan dropped into a pub in London to sing his songs.
American discoveries about cholesterol could lead to new drug treatments.
presented by Mark Lawson
Tim Harford reflects on the impact of mankind on the world around us.
Chris Anderson talks to some of the most interesting TED stage speakers.
Should we remember Henry Kissinger as America's wise strategist or its ruthless operator?
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.
Alistair Cooke criticises Bill Clinton’s appearance at Yitzhak Rabin’s memorial service.
James considers one of modern Britain's most influential dramatists, Harold Pinter.
Matthew Parris introduces the life of writer Harold Pinter, chosen by Diane Abbott MP.
Andrew McGibbon talks to Daniel Catfish Russ, who went two boxing rounds with Bob Dylan.
Joan Bakewell talks to Kirsty Young about her affair and long friendship with Pinter
Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees champions the life of his hero, physicist Joseph Rotblat.
Naomi Alderman tells the story of Paul Ehrlich's 'magic bullet' and the cure for syphilis.
Economist Krugman wants us to recognise our inescapable inter-dependence.
Economist Paul Krugman on the ideas that, he argues, block real change. With Helen Lewis.
Sir Ben Kingsley champions the life of holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel as his great life.
Dr Geoff Bunn on how chemical transmission became a fundamental concept in neuroscience.
How chemist Fritz Haber saved billions from starvation - and pioneered gas warfare too.
The story of Al Roth, who worked out how to create a clearing-house for kidneys.