Ask The Naked Scientists

Science phone-in podcasts answering the science questions you've always wanted to ask...

22 August 2008

How do planes make shadows on the clouds? Can mosquitoes transmit HIV? Which sense do we lose last under anaesthetic?...

15 August 2008

How do we weigh the Earth, what's the basis of diabetes, does dandruff really trigger rain and clone alone - who...

08 August 2008

When is wood not safe to burn? What makes poisonous plants dangerous? Could you get a satellite to orbit the moon? This...

01 August 2008

Is it dangerous to feed nuts to babies? Can dogs get hayfever? Where does the static on your radio come from? All these...

25 July 2008

Why does our head hurt when we eat too much ice cream? How is it possible to communicate with people on the other side...

18 July 2008

Do the cells controlling our memory renew themselves? What happens to the rubber when tyres wear down? What would...

11 July 2008

Could piezo electricity be used to supply power to the world's population? In space, can anyone hear you scream,...

04 July 2008

How was the Sun created? How are dead bodies decomposed? Does hot water freeze faster than cold water? We answer these...

27 June 2008

How can bombs bounce without going off? Could a volcanic eruption be deadly worldwide? What is St Elmo's Fire? We...

20 June 2008

How do planes fly upside down? How can tongues get fungal infections? Was there another civilisation before humans?...

13 June 2008

Can we cut through atoms with scissors? Is it possible to light a fire on the moon? How do gyroscopes work? We answer...

06 June 2008

Why can blood vessels burst when pumping iron? Is it possible to grow plants on the moon? Can our joints predict bad...

30 May 2008

Can we make our own fuel? Or provide our own power? Could there be smarter life than us in outer space? Could other...

23 May 2008

Can we engineer monkeys to talk? Why do parrots have the ability to say words? What happens underground to form a...

16 May 2008

Why do clouds float in the sky? If Stars are so bright why is our sky dark at night? Does a ducks quack echo? We tackle...

09 May 2008

Can we make a quick escape from quicksand? Is it really good for us to lick our wounds? Why do we have different...

02 May 2008

Can we drink rain water? Why do dogs prefer drinking out of the toilet? Why haven't all apes become humans? We...

25 April 2008

What is cancer and how is it cured? Will humans ever be able to teleport? How are clouds made? We answer these...

18 April 2008

Can a digital cameras see as well as the human eye? Why do some chemicals stain more than others? Does our taste fade...

11 April 2008

Can Custard cause catastrophic explosions? How will the human race evolve? Can we use water as a fuel? We tackle all...

04 April 2008

Mysteries of our Universe and Overcoming our Fears!

28 March 2008

Perfect Bubbles, Sniffing Danger and Super Animals.

21 March 2008

Sharing Hearts and the Science of Speed!

14 March 2008

The Science of Sat-Navs and Magic of microwaves!