This toxic metal is being phased out of our lives, but still keeps planes up in the air.
Hydrogen (H) - fusion
Could we finally be about to crack this source of potentially unlimited clean energy?
Why does iodine deficiency still blight children in developing countries like India?
The shiniest and showiest of metals has some surprisingly modern applications.
The poison in everything from paint and sweets, to telegraph polls and drinking water.
Platinum group (Pt, Pd, Ru, Rh, Os, Ir)
Six rare metals that clean the air but are the focus of violent conflict in South Africa.
This metal offers thousands of years of nuclear energy, but is it any safer than uranium?
Why do we value this useless metal? And does it bring out the worst in human nature?
In the final programme in the series we look at the rarest members of the periodic table.
Would the world be better without social media?
Comedians Russell Kane and Aurie Styla discuss with digital media expert Dr Fiona Scott.
Why Dundee in Scotland is a hub of videogaming creativity.
Sister Sledge, Landmark and Campervan cooking
Featuring Sister Sledge, Wee Hansel and Gretel and advice on campervan cooking.
Where’s my time machine?
When will sci fi’s favourite technologies become reality?
Ep.12 Live from Houston
“We choose to go.” The season finale comes from where JFK made his famous Moon speech