The Naked Scientists Podcast

Our flagship science show. Science news stories, scientific breakthroughs and interviews with leading scientists.  

12 June 2018

You have questions, and our panel of super scientists have the answers!

05 June 2018

What science lies behind the beautiful game?

29 May 2018

This week we’re leaving Earth in search of a new home. Is there a Planet B? How could we get there?

21 May 2018

With pollen in the air, we're talking allergies. What exactly is an allergic response? Why are allergies on the...

15 May 2018

A brainy panel of scientists from all disciplines gather around the microphones to answer your science questions.

08 May 2018

Where does our water come from? And will it ever run out?

30 April 2018

What exactly is touch? Tactile shoppers, and the science behind the perfect hug...

24 April 2018

Who nose what goes on in your olfactory systems?

17 April 2018

The Naked Scientists get their teeth into the science of taste.

10 April 2018

How do we process the light that enters our eyes as images?

03 April 2018

How do our ears decode the hubbub around us, and what can science do when the world starts to go quiet?

27 March 2018

Our monthly panel of experts were ready and waiting to tackle your sci-curious questions...

20 March 2018

Professor Stephen Hawking sadly passed away last week. So in this show we celebrate his life, his science and his...

13 March 2018

We're lifting the lid on computers to take a look inside at how they work...

06 March 2018

From criminal cartels to dung detectives, how scientists are fighting back.

27 February 2018

Meet the biologists who are inventing a new form of genetic information.

20 February 2018

Crime, animal dating, space and engineering - our expert panel tackle your science questions!

13 February 2018

We ditch the lab coats for artistic overalls and take a look at how art has helped science

06 February 2018

Have we reached a tipping point for our plastic consumption? Can science help turn the tide?

30 January 2018

Would you risk your life to save someone else?

23 January 2018

How astronomers are planning to see the beginning of our Universe with the biggest telescope ever made.

16 January 2018

Is it possible to stop snoring? Is there a difference between running outside and on a treadmill? Which food group...

09 January 2018

This week - from adrenaline to arsenic, The Naked Scientists delve into the sinister science of poisons! Plus, what...

02 January 2018

We take a look back at the science of 2017...