The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

14 August 2017

This week, we explore the cosmos via your senses. From seeing a black hole for the first time to touching Mars and...

08 August 2017

The science questions that you've been sending in get scrutinised by Sarah Harrison, Simon White, Olivia Remes and...

01 August 2017

Is there a way to keep nuclear power safe?

25 July 2017

The last show of Marine Month takes us down to the bottom of the ocean: what treasures will we find there?

18 July 2017

Our marine month continues as we swim out from the reef into the open ocean, where we'll be meeting one of the...

10 July 2017

Marine month continues with the Naked Scientists as we move out from the beach to the coastal waters in search of the...

04 July 2017

Dive into our marine month with a trip to the beach; from building supreme sandcastles to the sponge that's saving...

27 June 2017

Would you trust a robot to grow your food, to operate on you, to fight a war on your behalf, or to save your life in an...

20 June 2017

From deep underwater into outer space, how does our heart cope with the extremes?

13 June 2017

A panel of experts tackle your sci-curious questions: Do we only use 10% of our brain? Can technology create...

06 June 2017

Cyber crime is going up: are we taking enough precautions?

30 May 2017

This week we examine the ultimate question: how did life originate?

23 May 2017

What happens to muscles in space? Can any animals become invisible? What actually makes a waterproof coat waterproof?

15 May 2017

Love it or loathe it maths is everywhere... From bees that can count to interstellar trade with aliens, we explore how...

09 May 2017

The Naked Scientists go global as we explore language - can speaking more than one exercise our brain?; and is our...

02 May 2017

Find out how scientists are fighting back against cancer.

25 April 2017

This week a top to bottom tour of the intestine. Why we need more dirt in our diet, how to avoid food poisoning, and...

18 April 2017

What surprises might you find lurking in your DNA, and can that information be used against you?

11 April 2017

How understanding the formation of a human being from a single fertilised egg can help us to repair things when they go...

04 April 2017

How do venus fly traps work? Can psychologists read your mind? Why is herbivore poo so diverse?

28 March 2017

What goes on inside atoms: how can you harness the incredible energy locked inside, and how do you create new elements.

21 March 2017

Are trends in modern living helping or harming our ability to reproduce?

14 March 2017

Meet the thousands of pieces of space debris above our heads, which could cause a catastrophe for future space travel.

07 March 2017

Our expert panel tackle your science questions.