We keep hearing how smart dolphins are, have we ever been able to communicate with them in any meaningful way
Does cramming work? What's the best way to prepare for an exam?
It's difficult to look into the sun or visit this giant ball of fire, so how do we know that it rotates on its own...
What causes beached whales to explode? And what are they doing on the beach in the first place?
Once it's flung off into space, what actually happens to used spacecrafts?
How should we go about cleaning up our local beach? Would putting something like phytoplankton in the water be helpful?
It's the age-old stereotype, but is there any fact in it?
What’s the smallest particle we can detect, and how small is it?
Jupiter is referred to as a gas giant, does this mean it is gas all the whole way through, and you could fly through it?
As we get older, is there anything we can do to help maintain our cognitive skills?
Cosmology and symmetry go hand in hand. If there are black holes, are there such things as white holes as well?
Just how giant IS a giant squid?
Is there any technology which can help us run faster or be stronger? Like the iron-man suit?”
Does being hot help to warm up your muscles quicker?
In May 2017, the Naked Scientists reported on the discovery that the caterpillar of the wax moth can break down plastic...
When on the moon, astronauts have many things to contend with, not least temperature and space debris.
My standard way of opening a stubborn metal lid on a glass jar for the first time is to run hot tap water over the lid...
If our evolutionary purpose is simply to have children, then what's the point of being old?
Why do some parts of the body speed up as we get older, whilst others deteriorate?
How do waterproof coats work? And how does that differ from water resistance?
What are the stats for accidents involving space crafts? How does landing compare to launch in terms of safety?
I've heard that muscles can waste in space because of decreased gravity. Does that mean astronauts return to Earth...
How much energy is in moonlight, and could solar panel technology be used to capture this energy?