The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

21 December 2020

Reflect on the issues of conflict in this episode...

15 December 2020

It’s Beethoven’s 250th birthday! He was up on the tech of his time; but does today's AI outpace him?

08 December 2020

We take a close look at the pandemic pathogen

07 December 2020

A taste of our Naked Gaming podcast for you to try...

01 December 2020

How did our early ancestors move across the world? How is Covid-19 impacting athletes?

23 November 2020

Exploring the tiny journeys of great importance

17 November 2020

From the ancient past to the changing climate of the future, us humans are a migratory bunch...

10 November 2020

The world around us is in motion, from the air we breathe to the water in the oceans...

03 November 2020

What's an ecological corridor? And what can be done about invasive species?

27 October 2020

Do we allow the Covid-19 virus to spread, or try to suppress it with more interventions...

20 October 2020

We take a walk in the woods, to understand the science of trees

13 October 2020

Chris is joined by palaeoanthropologist Lee Berger and BMJ editor Theo Bloom to dissect the latest science...

06 October 2020

What exactly is a period? And why, in 2020, is period poverty such a problem?

29 September 2020

What would a more plant based diet mean for us, and the planet?

22 September 2020

Do algorithms run the world? We explore the limits of automation, and whether we're losing our free will...

15 September 2020

We're answering your questions, and picking apart the science behind the headlines...

08 September 2020

We take a look at the future of telescopes...

01 September 2020

We've unpacked the evidence - and the gaps in the evidence - surrounding the origin of the coronavirus...

25 August 2020

How can gardeners garden sustainably as climate conditions change?

18 August 2020

How do we go about relating to another?

11 August 2020

Meet the COVID-19 patients who are still suffering the after-effects of the virus, months after catching it...

04 August 2020

Let's tuck into a Naked Scientists' BBQ...

28 July 2020

It’s quiz time! Three fabulous listeners tackle everything from physics & space to the natural world...

20 July 2020

Celebrating the centenary of the DNA pioneer