The Naked Scientists Podcast

The Naked Scientists flagship weekly science show. Science news stories, scientific breakthroughs and interviews with leading scientists...

11 August 2023

From discovering the atom, to preparing for a nuclear strike

08 August 2023

How much of the universe is empty space...

01 August 2023

Does hydrogen have a part to play in our net zero ambitions?

28 July 2023

Plus, a new scheme aimed at spotting early signs of disease children

25 July 2023

We ditch the media hysteria to focus on how machine learning tools work and how we can make best use of them

21 July 2023

Plus, is London set for a major measles outbreak?

18 July 2023

What is depression, and are antidepressants the best treatment?

14 July 2023

What caused the hottest day ever recorded?

11 July 2023

Plus, how dolphins manage to get some shut eye...

04 July 2023

What is being done to combat the effects of human encroachment on our oceans and its inhabitants

30 June 2023

Plus, ecofriendly supercomputers, and exotic carbon found in deep space

27 June 2023

Light pollution causes many harms, from sea turtles to astronomy, and even our stress levels...

23 June 2023

Plus, what we know about the Titan sub...

20 June 2023

In the 40 years since HIV was identified, what have we learned about how it works, and how we might cure it...

16 June 2023

Plus, why perfectionism is bad for our mental health

13 June 2023

What does science have to say about the UFO's most famous traits?

09 June 2023

What are we hoping to learn from the UK government's COVID inquiry

06 June 2023

We're in the midst of a palaeontological boom...

02 June 2023

Are psychedelic treatments going to be considered for depression? Plus, what's in the new WHO treaty?

30 May 2023

What causes allergic reactions, and can anything be done about it?

26 May 2023

Plus, the reason that mosquitoes choose certain people could be linked to their body chemistry

23 May 2023

Can our panel get a maths exam question right....

16 May 2023

What is memory, and how can you improve yours?