Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

03 December 2006

What's a flame made of? Is it made of carbon, and if so can substances that don't contain carbon actually...

03 December 2006

What would happen if you lit a match in space? Considering there's oxygen in the air on a space station but no up...

03 December 2006

According to the Hubble space telescope, the known universe is expanding. What is it expanding in to and how far can it...

03 December 2006

Why don't spiders run out of silk?

03 December 2006

What happens physiologically when the body is cut off from oxygen?

03 December 2006

Can magnetic anti-shoplifting strips get reactivated after your purchase, causing alarms to go off? How do they work?

03 December 2006

If space has a curvature and is expanding outwards, how long before it goes around in a circle and kicks us up the...

03 December 2006

What limits the length of the human life?

03 December 2006

How does a fly land on the ceiling? Aren't its wings beating in the wrong direction?

03 December 2006

What happens if you fire a two bullets from an aircraft moving at 1000mph? One is fired forwards at 1000mph and the...

26 November 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Robert MacLaren, University of Oxford and Moorfields Eye Hospital

26 November 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor Geoff Raisman, University College London

26 November 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Chelsea Wald and Bob Hirshon, AAAS, the Science Society

26 November 2006

What are the properties of baking soda that allow it to alleviate nasty odours in my refrigerator?

26 November 2006

A car across the street has a flashing blue security light that's very faint when you look straight at it. But...

26 November 2006

If the retina is grown on the back of the eye, as a part of the back of the eye, why does it seem to detach so easily,...

26 November 2006

I had a detached retina in 1980. Although it was repaired in 1982, would it be possible to make it better than it is...

26 November 2006

I have a lazy eye. It can't be rectified because it's something to do with the brain not connecting with the...

26 November 2006