Matthew Syed explores how we can all get better at learning from our mistakes.
Albert Einstein develops a theory of relativity with some help from his shaving mirror.
Nick Spencer examines the historical relationship between science and religion.
Douglas Alexander asks how we can overcome the forces that divide us.
Professor John Searle examines the connections between the mind and the brain.
Scientist and broadcaster Kathy Sykes chooses the iconic physicist, Albert Einstein.
Professor Kathy Sykes nominates Albert Einstein.
Psychologist Gustav Kuhn uses magic to show just how limited our conscious experience is.
Anil Seth discusses the hard problem of understanding consciousness with Jim Al-Khalili.
Neurobiologist Colin Blakemore explains how the mind creates sight and perception.
How we should respond to the ways in which AI is transforming our world.
Shelina Janmohamed discusses the impact of AI on religion.
Irish literary critic Denis Donoghue explores societies' need to over analyse art.
Josie Long explores uncertain territory.
Jo Brand joins Brian Cox and Robin Ince for witty, irreverent science chat.
Stories of real-life chance encounters mark the anniversary of the film Brief Encounter.
Keir Starmer explores relationships between justice, retribution and the passage of time.
Aleks Krotoski explores whether serendipity can exist in the digital world?
Melvyn Bragg examines why ideas about consciousness preoccupy philosophers and scientists.
How can we nurture critical thinking skills in children and young people?
Can science offer us a realistic prospect of immortality and would it be desirable?
How do our senses work together to shape the experience of eating? Barry Smith explores.
Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests ask whether science needs war to drive it.
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.
Melvyn Bragg examines the 17th century idea that all knowledge arises from experience.
Michael Blastland invites us to discover the way people think, behave and make decisions.
Alok Jha asks if science is in crisis.