Melvyn Bragg tells the story of the Nobel-winning physicists William and Lawrence Bragg.
How the Gaussian or normal distribution underpins modern medicine.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Gauss, one of the great mathematicians.
Philip Ball examines the occult influences on Isaac Newton's work on invisible forces.
How a solution to a 1700s conundrum enables us to access information on the internet.
The work and legacy of the often overlooked 19th century scientist James Clerk Maxwell.
Will Self expresses deep concerns about the nature and value of scientific progress.
Will Self is at Glenlair, James Clerk Maxwell's country estate.
Will Self visits Jodrell Bank in a bid to understand the application of Maxwell's work.
Will Self's trip starts promisingly with a chance encounter with physicist Sir Peter Higgs
Will Self concludes his 600-mile road trip on the trail of physicist James Clerk Maxwell.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the scientist Michael Faraday.
Isaac Newton's mathematical brilliance put the laws of physics on a firm foundation.
An astronaut and an investment analyst pay homage to the enormous power of the calculus.
How Newton tested the lines between government-funded research and public access.
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