Science Podcasts

Free science podcasts and science radio shows about science, technology, medicine and engineering...

11 September 2008

What is the Large Hadron Collider? How can a particle accelerator simulate the big bang? What are our options for...

08 September 2008

Does our memory have a limited capacity? In this Question of the Week, we'll find out if learning something new...

08 September 2008

In this first episode of the Naked Scientists in Africa we find out why mosquitoes are the most dangerous insect in the...

07 September 2008

The biggest science experiment in the world - The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, will start on September 10th. So this...

05 September 2008

Could you stop yourself ageing by travelling at the speed of light? Why aren't we full of someone else's DNA...

31 August 2008

In a round up of interviews from around the world, we seek the science of the sea. We find out how human actions affect...

29 August 2008

What is a flame? How do fireworks control their explosions? Why is it impossible to swat flies? Dr Chris tackles these...

22 August 2008

How do planes make shadows on the clouds? Can mosquitoes transmit HIV? Which sense do we lose last under anaesthetic?...

17 August 2008

The hunt for Bigfoot, how a beer or two can boost attractiveness and the brain basis of imagination go under the lens...

15 August 2008

How do we weigh the Earth, what's the basis of diabetes, does dandruff really trigger rain and clone alone - who...

14 August 2008

UCL chemist Andrea Sella explains how he discovered a therapeutic use for his favourite element

10 August 2008

Diana and Ben take the bridge this week for a journey around the world and out into space, with a selection of the best...

08 August 2008

When is wood not safe to burn? What makes poisonous plants dangerous? Could you get a satellite to orbit the moon? This...

03 August 2008

Science on the River - A Punt Down the Cam. The river Cam runs through Cambridge, past the colleges that have been home...

01 August 2008

Osmium podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

01 August 2008

Is it dangerous to feed nuts to babies? Can dogs get hayfever? Where does the static on your radio come from? All these...

29 July 2008

Do we drink the same water that dinosaurs drank? Has your water passed through the countless bladders of the past? In...

27 July 2008

It's an Extravaganza of Questions and Answers on the Naked Scientists this week as we take on your questions,...

25 July 2008

Why does our head hurt when we eat too much ice cream? How is it possible to communicate with people on the other side...

24 July 2008

Magnesium podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

21 July 2008

How old is the oldest organism? In this Question of the Week we find out if any organism has found the secret of...

20 July 2008

Drug Discovery: On this week's Naked Scientists, drug development goes under the microscope as we explore two new...

18 July 2008

Do the cells controlling our memory renew themselves? What happens to the rubber when tyres wear down? What would...

17 July 2008

Science writer Philip Ball tells the story of the element that started a war