Royal Physician William Harvey demonstrates that blood circulates around the body.
Charles Darwin is an international celebrity, but Gregor Mendel holds the key to heredity.
Albert Einstein develops a theory of relativity with some help from his shaving mirror.
Huge advances in military technology would later fuel the race to the moon.
Lisa Jardine explores what's driving science in the 21st century.
Chris Toumazou talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the science of invention.
Roger Law meets two men with one thing in common - creating objects in perfect detail.
Roger Law meets two creators - one making real objects, the other computer-generated ones.
Roger Law looks at some of the Britain's best designs and inventions.
Roger Law meets two inventors who are changing the world one small design at a time.
Roger meets designers Hussein Chalayan and Ross Lovegrove, aka 'Captain Organic'.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the true meaning of genius and whether it is born or made.
John Taylor tells Jim Al-Khalili how his inventions transformed the electric kettle.
Groundless promises of the media's daily medical miracle and the desire for a quick-fix.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince discuss the wonder of science at London's Science Museum.
Ehsan Masood explores whether science is becoming politicised on controversial issues.
Al Murray joins Brian and Robin at the Latitude Festival for a science/art showdown.
Does science have the answers to help us save our planet?
Prof Martin Rees asks who we should trust to explain the risks we face.
Would you get in a driverless car? Isabel Hardman explores our troubled faith in science
Professor Martin Rees explains where the limits of our scientific knowledge lie.
Adam Rutherford and Francine Stock examine the relationship between science and cinema.
Mark Miodownik challenges the conventional wisdom that more scientists are essential.