The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

28 February 2017

What does climate change mean for our futures, and are we taking it seriously?

21 February 2017

What could be causing the recent reduction in new HIV cases?

14 February 2017

What's the difference between a meteorite, a comet and an asteroid? And we tell you how to find your own space...

07 February 2017

Team Naked take on your science questions!

31 January 2017

How scientists are using light to control the brain, and the treatments this promises to bring.

24 January 2017

The light bulb that will last 25 years and is better for the environment...

17 January 2017

From laughter yoga to a joking computer, we investigate the science of gags and giggles.

10 January 2017

Does being angry increase your risk of a heart attack? What's a psychopath? Where does space begin?

03 January 2017

The best science moments of 2016, from gravitational waves to farting fish...

27 December 2016

Is there anybody out there or are we alone in the Universe?

20 December 2016

The Naked Scientists celebrate the holidays with the 12 scientific days of Christmas. From why 9 ladies like to dance...

13 December 2016

From quantum entanglement to cakes and mascara: your science questions answered..

06 December 2016

How frontline scientists are combating the grim prospect of antibiotic resistance...

29 November 2016

Life here on Earth uses DNA. But why, and would aliens be made of the same stuff?

22 November 2016

Driverless cars, self-tracking trousers and "super" GPS: what's next for navigation?

15 November 2016

Could I survive being eaten by a snake? Why do ants steal my toenail clippings?

08 November 2016

How did we get here and are we really all that special?

01 November 2016

What's the science behind the scares in horror films?

25 October 2016

80% of Europeans and Northern Americans now can't see the Milky Way. But does this matter?

18 October 2016

Hospitals: past, present and future.

11 October 2016

It was discovered over 100 years ago but are we any closer to defeating the disease?

04 October 2016

We put your questions to a selection of superstar scientists...

27 September 2016

Illuminating the new light based technologies looking to provide a brighter future.

20 September 2016

This week we explore the Milky Way as the first batch of data is returned from Gaia.