Lucretius, Sheep and Atoms
Naomi Alderman's story is of Lucretius, sheep and atoms Read more
Naomi Alderman's story is of Lucretius, sheep and atoms
Philip Ball's tale is of Kepler's Snowflakes, a New Year's gift and of crystallography.
Lady Mary Montagu's Smallpox Experiment
Naomi Alderman on how Lady Mary Montagu used her own child to prove smallpox inoculation.
Ibn al-Haytham and How We See
Philip Ball's story is of Ibn al-Haytham, the first scientist, and how we see.
Galileo's lost letter
Galileo's lost letter questions how he challenged the Church. With Philip Ball.
Madame Lavoisier's Translation of Oxygen
Philip Ball tells the story of Madame Lavoisier, the translator of oxygen.
Ignaz Semmelweiss: The Hand Washer
Lindsey Fitzharris tells the story of Ignaz Semmelweiss, the hand washer.
Ramon Llull: the medieval prophet of computer science
Philip Ball tells the story of Ramon Llull, the medieval prophet of computer science.
Alexis Carrel and the immortal chicken heart
Philip Ball tells the tale of Alexis Carrel's immortal chicken heart.
Mary Somerville, pioneer of popular science writing
Naomi Alderman tells the story of Mary Somerville, pioneer of popular science writing
Sophia Jex-Blake, first woman doctor in Scotland
Naomi Alderman tells the story of Sophia Jex-Blake, first woman doctor in Scotland
Isaac Newton and the story of the apple
Did Newton's theory of gravity really come to him after seeing an apple fall?