Ask The Naked Scientists

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

12 February 2016

What are gravitational waves and how were they found?

11 December 2015

Could humans evolve to one sex, can eczema be viral and what keeps the sun burning?

27 November 2015

Redi spoke to the Naked Scientist about a study from UCLA scientists about loneliness and the link to increased risk of...

13 November 2015

Where does water come from and what would happen if dinosaurs hadn't been wiped out?

30 October 2015

What is the universe made of? Will robots ever take over the world?

16 October 2015

What causes stuttering, how do living things produce oil and why do adults develop alle...

09 October 2015

Can you prove or disprove free will? What is the point of going to Mars?

02 October 2015

How does sugar addiction happen? Where do deleted emails go? Plus, flowing water on Mars.

25 September 2015

Why do wires tangle? How are mountains formed? Is borehole water drinkable?

18 September 2015

What causes sleep paralysis? Should we drink wee? Can we clone from fossils?

11 September 2015

How old are the Homo naledi remains and how did they end up in the Rising Star cave?

28 August 2015

How does a headless chicken run, what could cause a sudden drop in heart rate and how d..

21 August 2015

Does exercising give you headaches? Why do my hands get swollen? Do onions absorb germs?

14 August 2015

Why is it colder at day break? Why can sheep and goats not mate? Why aren't we evolving?

07 August 2015

How do humans generate body heat, how does rice fix a waterlogged phone and why don't...

31 July 2015

Why do we get nosebleeds? Can you use a sonic booms as a weapon?

24 July 2015

Are intelligent people more prone to depression? Will we ever exceed the speed of light?

17 July 2015

Why does the placebo effect work? Why does scratching relieve itches?

10 July 2015

Why do we get old and die? Does food affect your mood?

03 July 2015

How high can a fly fly? Are you more likely to get ill in cold weather?

19 June 2015

What is the Earth made from? Where has the Voyager 1 spacecraft gone?

12 June 2015

Does Botox harm your face? Why is the speed of aircraft limted?

05 June 2015

What happens when you swallow gum? Is there life out there? Would you decompose in space?

29 May 2015

Why do people have regional accents? What do male mosquitoes eat?