Answers to Science Questions

14 May 2019

‘When I exhale there are carbon atoms in my breath, how long ago were they in my food or drink?’

07 May 2019

Are they the same age? How do we know?

07 May 2019

Why are some people fertile but can't produce offspring with their partner?

07 May 2019

Kit Chapman sniffs out an answer to this chemical query...

07 May 2019

And how does water get all the way to the top?

07 May 2019

And if so, how? Physicist Ben McAllister explains all...

07 May 2019

Kit Chapman from Chemistry World took on this chemical query from listener David.

07 May 2019

Plant ecologist Howard Griffiths answered this blossoming question from listener Sarah

07 May 2019

And what are the advantages and disadvantages of using nuclear power?

07 May 2019

And how does the pill work? It's over to reproductive physiologist, Bill Colledge...

07 May 2019

Where is that energy coming from? Chemistry World's Kit Chapman explains...

07 May 2019

Is it as simple as "anything I don't want growing there"?

30 April 2019

How come you can't see faint stars when you look directly at them?

09 April 2019

What do antidepressants do in the brain?

09 April 2019

What's the most powerful acid we've ever found?

09 April 2019

How would we do space surgery?

09 April 2019

What makes someone schizophrenic?

09 April 2019

How do we make new molecules?

09 April 2019

How do we know how old the Earth is?

09 April 2019

What separates anxiety from a disorder?

09 April 2019

What makes a battery go?

09 April 2019

How long did it take for the dinosaurs to die?