The Naked Scientists Podcast

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


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?

17 March 2015

Why Newton stuck a needle in his eye, how the brain sees and echoes of the Big Bang...

10 March 2015

What parasites are living in and on you, and the tricks these invaders play on their hosts

03 March 2015

Archimedes shouting Eureka, Isaac Newton's apples, Volta's piles and singing planets...

24 February 2015

Unrolling the sometimes conflicting stories about the dangers and benefits of cannabis.

17 February 2015

How and where your phone is leaking your personal information to and how to stop it...

10 February 2015

We hack online dating, maximise first date potential and use maths to minimise divorce...

27 January 2015

What are plastics, why they don't break down and how to grow plastics on trees...

20 January 2015

Why we sleep talk, how to lucid dream and what happens when sleep goes wrong...