Science Podcasts

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

30 May 2008

Can we make our own fuel? Or provide our own power? Could there be smarter life than us in outer space? Could other...

26 May 2008

If we ever do find alien life around other stars, just how would E.T. phone home? We find out what technology we would...

25 May 2008

Hours before NASA's phoenix mission was due to land on Mars, the Naked Scientists took our own tour of the Martian...

23 May 2008

Can we engineer monkeys to talk? Why do parrots have the ability to say words? What happens underground to form a...

19 May 2008

How long was a big dino's lifespan? Did they live for hundreds of years, or a short but glorious reign?

18 May 2008

Come with us on a tour of your body to discover how the bacteria that live on and in you play an important role! Bad...

16 May 2008

Why do clouds float in the sky? If Stars are so bright why is our sky dark at night? Does a ducks quack echo? We tackle...

12 May 2008

Wearing earplugs may help to cut out external noises, but why does it make it impossible to eat crunchy crisps? In this...

11 May 2008

Using nature's own tricks, we find out how to avoid mosquito bites, grow more crops and keep the weeds away in...

09 May 2008

Can we make a quick escape from quicksand? Is it really good for us to lick our wounds? Why do we have different...

05 May 2008

What keeps the Olympic torch alight, in flight? To keep the Olympic spirit burning, it must need to travel on...

04 May 2008

Black holes, bright birds and ice evaporating in the freezer all come under scrutiny in this week's Naked Science...

02 May 2008

Can we drink rain water? Why do dogs prefer drinking out of the toilet? Why haven't all apes become humans? We...

29 April 2008

When will we run out of oil? In the 1970s, it was predicted that oil wells would run dry by the year 2000, but new...

27 April 2008

Stunning sapphires and dazzling diamonds abound in this week's sparkling edition of the Naked Scientists in which...

25 April 2008

What is cancer and how is it cured? Will humans ever be able to teleport? How are clouds made? We answer these...

24 April 2008

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

21 April 2008

Should you turn off the TV in a thunderstorm? In this electrifying Question of the Week we find out if an attached...

20 April 2008

Sustainable Solar power in Sydney, home-generated electricity and green-housing developments go under the microscope...

18 April 2008

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

18 April 2008

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

18 April 2008

Can a digital cameras see as well as the human eye? Why do some chemicals stain more than others? Does our taste fade...

14 April 2008

How long would you survive sealed in a compact car? Is there enough oxygen to survive your journey, or should you just...

13 April 2008

Solar Flares and the Sun's influence on our climate are the burning issues of this week's show. We discover...