Naomi Alderman's story is of Lucretius, sheep and atoms
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.
John Connell talks about his powerful memoir of life on an Irish farm
Alan Stennett with farming community news, issues and prices.
BBC Yorkshire's favourite weatherman hosts a special about the weather in our county.
With Sue Kinnear
Find out why you might see trees growing amongst the crops at a farm near Swindon.
Science unwrapped - interactive science, medicine and technology.