The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

15 September 2023

Plus, the molecule dubbed a 'slam dunk' sign of life is detected on a planet in our galaxy...

12 September 2023

What is life like aboard a space station?

08 September 2023

Plus, how much of a brain boost will free school meals provide?

05 September 2023

Chris Smith chats with the first Briton to ever go to space

29 August 2023

We review the progress of the major powers' lunar programmes...

25 August 2023

Plus, we hear about water voles' return to the Lake District...

22 August 2023

How to cook food that's healthy for us and the planet without compromising on taste...

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...