Science phone-in podcasts answering science questions and discussing topical science news stories...

12 June 2009

Are Orion's stars shrinking? What are wormholes and do they really exist? What is our universe expanding into? We...

05 June 2009

How has laughter evolved? Why can'we tickle ourselves? Why do hot and cold water sound different? What is smell...

29 May 2009

Can we break glass using sound? Is glass a liquid? Can we use GPS to navigate galaxies? Will climate change make the UK...

21 May 2009

How would astronauts cope in a solar wind? Why did dry moon dust hold a footprint? Why does wine age well but beer go...

15 May 2009

How do cameras work? What are the Herschel and Plank probes hoping to find out? How are messages sent to computers and...

08 May 2009

How strong is spider silk? Why are some people scared of spiders? How vast is space and does it have an end? How are...

01 May 2009

Why do we get spots on our bottoms? What is Jogger's Nipple? What is Gangrene? Why do we have different languages...

24 April 2009

This week, we ask how water can be both sticky and slippery, what causes static shocks and if Solar storms can take...

17 April 2009

How do painkillers work and which ones are available to us? Why doesn't the plastic on ready-meals melt in the...

10 April 2009

Can horses feel electric shocks through their fur? Can we create lightning artificially? How do we send electric...

20 March 2009

Are identical twins clones of each other? Can parents with brown eyes have children with blue ones? Is it possible to...

13 March 2009

How much does it cost to run an electric car? Why does shaken champagne not explode if you wait a while before opening...

06 March 2009

Can atomic bombs cause changes in our climate? Can understanding the Amazon help control the greenhouse effect? Are we...

27 February 2009

How do mobile phones work on planes? Is flying more environmentally friendly than driving? What is rocket fuel? Can we...

20 February 2009

How does the Earth rotate? Why do we not fall off the Earth as it spins? Why is there a periodic table? Why is Oxygen...

13 February 2009

What experiments can be done with snow? why is snow white yet ice is clear? How can ice be made without refrigeration?...

06 February 2009

What is phantom Limb Syndrome? Why don't birds get electrocuted when they land on power lines? Why can a tooth...

30 January 2009

Do energy saving lightbulbs give you headaches? How do LED lights work? How do CD's show us the spectrum of light...

23 January 2009

Why do we see stars in the sky? Why do stars twinkle? Why can't we tickle ourselves? And how do stinging nettles...

16 January 2009

How does Solar heating work? What is Sciatica? What's the point of space exploration? We tackle these challenges...

09 January 2009

Would a matchbox spark in space? How do re-igniting candles work? How does an energy-saving lightbulb work? Does the...

19 December 2008

Why do we have Adam's Apples? Do other primates have them? When we find new species are they due to evolution? Why...

12 December 2008

Will gravity ever pull our moon into a collision with earth?

05 December 2008

How do spy satellites work? Is it true the US Military can control our GPS? How do we know the centre of the earth is...