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Carlo Rovelli on why time is not what it seems
Carlo Rovelli describes how he abandoned the concept of time.
Caroline Dean reveals the genetic secrets of flowering
Professor Dame Caroline Dean on why some plants need cold before they can flower.
Cat Hobaiter on communication in apes
Jim Al-Khalili talks chimp gestures with Dr Cat Hobaiter.
John Taylor on being an inventor
John Taylor tells Jim Al-Khalili how his inventions transformed the electric kettle.
Sheena Cruickshank on the wonders of the human immune system
DIY Faecal Transplants? Don't do this at home, immunologist Sheena Cruickshank tells Jim.
Frank Close and particle physics
Jim Al-Khalili discusses quarks and popularising particle physics with Frank Close.
Rachel Mills exploring the sea floor
Rachel Mills on volcanoes under the sea and how metal deposits feed the oceans.
Jacqueline McGlade on monitoring the environment from space
Jacqueline McGlade on monitoring the environment from space.
Noel Fitzpatrick on becoming a supervet
Supervet, Noel Fitzpatrick, talks to Jim Al-Khalili
Detective of the mind Dr Suzanne O'Sullivan
Detective of the mind Dr Suzanne O'Sullivan talks about brain seizures with Jim Al-Khalili
Mike Stratton and cancer genes
Mike Stratton talks about searching for cancer genes with Jim al-Khalili.
Formula One engineer Caroline Hargrove
Formula One engineer Caroline Hargrove talks to Jim Al-Khalili.
Banning chemical weapons with Alastair Hay
Alastair Hay talks with Jim Al-Khalili about ridding the world of chemical weapons.
Sky at Night presenter Maggie Aderin-Pocock
Sky at Night presenter Maggie Aderin-Pocock talks to Jim Al-Khalili about astronomy.
Clive Oppenheimer on the volcanic offerings of our angry earth
Clive Oppenheimer on volcanoes that shake the world.
Jim Al-Khalili on HIS life scientific
Physicist Jim Al-Khalili tells Adam Rutherford what motivates and inspires him.
Sue Black on women in tech
Sue Black tells Jim Al-Khalili how she became a software engineer.
2018 Chemistry Nobel Prize winner, Sir Gregory Winter
Sir Gregory Winter, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry
Gwen Adshead on treating the minds of violent offenders
Gwen Adshead tells Jim Al-Khalili how she treats the minds of violent offenders.
2018 Nobel Prize winner, Donna Strickland, on laser physics
Donna Strickland, the first woman to win a Physics Nobel Prize in 55 years.
Ken Gabriel, Why your Smartphone is Smart.
How working with robots in the 1980s kicked off a microelectronics revolution.
Corinne Le Quéré on the global carbon cycle
Professor Corinne Le Quéré talks to Jim Al-Khalili about tracing global carbon.
Paul Davies on the origin of life and the evolution of cancer
Physicist Paul Davies on the origin of life, aliens and the evolution of cancer.
Irene Tracey on pain in the brain
Irene Tracey tells Jim Al-Khalili how imaging the brain reveals how and why we feel pain.
Richard Peto on why smoking kills but quitting saves lives
Epidemiologist Richard Peto on the links between tobacco, disease and early death
Erica McAlister on the beauty of flies
Dr Erica McAlister talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the beautiful world of flies.
Plastic pollution with Richard Thompson
How Richard Thompson alerted the world to the micro-plastics in the ocean.
Ewine van Dishoeck on cosmic chemistry
Astrochemist Ewine van Dishoeck tells Jim Al-Khalili about the space between the stars.
DNA detective Turi King
How geneticist Turi King identified the 500 yr old skeleton of Richard III.
Katherine Joy on moon rock
Lunar geologist Katherine Joy tells Jim Al-Khalili why we need to go back to the moon.
Robin Dunbar on why we have friends
Why do we have friends? Robin Dunbar tells Jim Al-Khalili.