The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

01 September 2015

21 years in the making, scientists finally get intimate with Pluto and what lies beyond...

23 August 2015

Why symmetry is more than just a pretty face...

18 August 2015

Why are some things so repulsive and how is science using disgust to better humanity?

11 August 2015

What actually is graphene, and what is it doing for us?

04 August 2015

How hormones run the show when it comes to sex, and how this has societal-wide impacts...

28 July 2015

From why scientists often say "so", to the feasibility of charging a human by USB...

21 July 2015

What will it take to solve a Millennium Problem, and how will it revolutionise our world?

14 July 2015

A journey into the Matrix: we explore the wonders and woes of our digital age!

07 July 2015

Things get a little dangerous as we uncover the science behind war and explosions...

30 June 2015

60 years since the discovery of atomic time, we ask what is time and when did it begin?

23 June 2015

A scorcher of a show investigating the Black Death and the Great Fire of London.

16 June 2015

What's the point of mosquitoes? Do your eyes pop out if left open when sneezing?

09 June 2015

We dip into the history of blood, get stuck into blood donation, and explore its future...

02 June 2015

Are we on the verge of solving one of the longest standing puzzles in physics?

26 May 2015

Bat v caterpillar, mole v gecko, snake v stickleback - which is the most amazing animal?

19 May 2015

The Naked Scientists and guests join forces to answer some of your best science questions.

12 May 2015

Crashes, contagion and climate change. Do we have anything to fear from planes?

05 May 2015

How volcanoes blow their tops, and the after-shocks of an eruption...

28 April 2015

We step inside the multidimensional world of the computer games industry...

21 April 2015

Why do humans have rhythm? Do you sneeze in your sleep? Why do crabs walk sideways?

14 April 2015

Can we live forever? We look at the latest breakthroughs that could make us immortal...

07 April 2015

Eggs, chickens and chocolate abound in this Easter special.

31 March 2015

From crime scene to court room, how is science used to solve crimes?

24 March 2015

Are psychosis, chronic fatigue syndrome and depression down to abnormal immune responses?