Science Articles, Interviews & Questions


21 May 2006

How long would a flip in the Earth's magnetic field take, and how might it affect technology?

21 May 2006

If you take a two-litre plastic soda bottle and blow across the lid, you get a very low note. If you squeeze the bottle...

21 May 2006

Could sound waves be heard on Mars?

21 May 2006

When I play my flute, sometimes it gets a really screechy noise. What is it? It only happens when I play medium E...

21 May 2006

Is white noise something to do with gravity or the big bang?

21 May 2006

Why do instruments from different countries not go well together?

21 May 2006

What is ultrasound? Is it actually sound?

21 May 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Christophe Lovis, Geneva Observatory

21 May 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Chelsea Wald and Bob Hirshon

21 May 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Hugh Hunt, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

21 May 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Jez Wells, Department of Electronics, University of York

17 May 2006

How much do we know about what makes people thrive and societies flourish? We know remarkably little about the positive...

14 May 2006

Microsoft are investigating foot-pedals for computer control...

14 May 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Chelsea Wald and Bob Hirshon From Aaas

14 May 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor Tony Minson, University of Cambridge

14 May 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Joanne Webster, Imperial College London

14 May 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor Margaret Stanley, University of Cambridge

14 May 2006

Do TV and radio signals travel vertically, and if they do, do they disappear or travel off into space forever? If so,...

14 May 2006

I was listening to my radio one night and I noticed that when I turned on my desk light there was a little blip of...

14 May 2006

As far as I know, mammals do not use the colours blue or green, but most other animals and plants do. Is there a reason...

14 May 2006

Have we got a time bomb in the population with mad cow disease?

10 May 2006

The world has heard much about the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004 and the vast loss of life associated with this, but what...