Question of the Week

26 September 2016

Could testing of nuclear weapons lead to earthquakes?

19 September 2016

Could your pet be fooled by fake pills?

12 September 2016

Clothes dried on a washing line can end up crunchy and stiff. Why does this happen?

22 August 2016

Find out how you can unlearn something that you have already learned!

01 August 2016

If we slice the earth in half and leave the inner and outer core intact, like cutting the avocado, what would it look...

18 July 2016

This week, Loot got in touch to ask how the moon got its markings.

11 July 2016

Lucka Bibic went in search of cavemen's names...

27 June 2016

How do octopuses camouflage if they are colour blind?

06 June 2016

How do active noise cancelling headphones work?

23 May 2016

Solomon emailed in to ask how cooking food affects the process of digestion.

09 May 2016

Jeff asked whether we could recognise and understand an encrypted message from space.

25 April 2016

Is it true that there is no restriction for an elevator ascent but not for desent?

11 April 2016

Do you get the hiccups after a super spicy curry? We try to find out why.

04 April 2016

Is it possible for two planets to share the same orbit?

07 March 2016

People can certainly smell whiffy and sometimes this is attractive, other times not...

01 March 2016

Why do some lucky people seem never to get bitten? Is it just a myth?

08 February 2016

The number of stars in space is huge, so why is it so chilly?

01 February 2016

Listen back to your voice on an answerphone and you might be quite surprised by the sound.

25 January 2016

Felicity Bedford spoke to geneticist Walter Bodmer to find out why faces are so variable

18 January 2016

Listener James wanted to know what the dark circles under your eyes are for.

14 December 2015

Listener Sterling wanted to know what causes sleepwalking and how to prevent it.

07 December 2015

Climate change is bad news for polar bears. What would happen if we gave them a new home?

30 November 2015

Jess wanted to know what would happen if she plucked a guitar in space...