China's ban on importing other countries' waste plastic is having a big impact
The China Syndrome
Alex Bellos meets the supercalculators taking part in the Mental Calculation World Cup.
The story of one of the most iconic photos of the last 50 years
Eddington's Eclipse and Einstein's Celebrity
Philip Ball tells the story of Arthur Eddington's confirmation of general relativity.
Science Stories: Series 7
Lucretius, Sheep and Atoms
Two thousand years ago Lucretius composed about atoms and the natural world
Philip Ball tells the story of Johannes Kepler and the six cornered snowflake.
Ibn al-Haytham: The Father of Modern Optics
The Arabic scholar who showed how light and the human eye produce our sense of vision
Eye in the Sky
SOFIA is a flying observatory setting out to study Titan, Saturn’s biggest moon
Back from the Dead
The hunt for the Night Parrot: a fat, dumpy, green parrot that lives in the desert
Trouble in paradise
How scientists are trying to eradicate rats and mosquitoes threatening French Polynesia
Science unwrapped - interactive science, medicine and technology.
Balancing farming and the Environment, flood defence, trade post Brexit
Balancing the need to grow food and protect the environment and manage flood defences.
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside from BBC Radio 4.
DEFRA’n cynnig sicrwydd
DEFRA’n cynnig sicrwydd ei bod yn barod i gamu i’r adwy i ddiogelu’r sector defaid.
How could the latest science of placebo change the way we think about medicine?