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.
Sarah Montague and Brian Cox reconsider Robert Oppenheimer's 1953 Reith lectures.
Chris Anderson talks to some of the most interesting TED stage speakers.
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.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses quarks and popularising particle physics with Frank Close.
Bobby Friction champions the Italian physicist and astronomer Galileo Galilei.
Heather Couper on Galileo's idea to systematically record his telescope observations.
Galileo's lost letter questions how he challenged the Church. With Philip Ball.
Philip Ball examines the occult influences on Isaac Newton's work on invisible forces.
Jane Hawking describing the thought processes of her former husband, Stephen Hawking
Physicist Jim Al-Khalili tells Adam Rutherford what motivates and inspires him.
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.
Isaac Newton's mathematical brilliance put the laws of physics on a firm foundation.
Marcus du Sautoy argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science.
Samira Ahmed profiles the physicist Peter Higgs, the man behind the "God Particle".
Tej Lalvani nominates the physicist and bongo playing Richard Feynman as his great life.
How Newton tested the lines between government-funded research and public access.
Michael Berkeley is joined by Nobel Prize-winning physicist Professor Frank Wilczek.