Science Podcasts

13 September 2016

This week, we don our uniforms for a lesson in the science of education.

12 September 2016

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

10 September 2016

Dee O'Hara recals what it was like to work with America's first astronauts...

08 September 2016

New research uncovers how polluted air affects our lungs at a molecular level.

07 September 2016

The Earth is entering into a new era, what's in store?

06 September 2016

How old is an atom? What's the fastest way to die in space? Why's it colder at altitude?

06 September 2016

Scientists have developed a new way to extract gold from electrical goods.

05 September 2016

Dwarf planet Ceres is spilling its secrets thanks to new data from NASA's Dawn mission

02 September 2016

How do birds sit on electric wires without getting hurt and why would hot weather cause...

30 August 2016

It's our 15th birthday and we're celebrating by putting science under the microscope...

30 August 2016

Human height, fish joints, colour vision, chimpanzees using tools and open science...

26 August 2016

New technique that makes whole rats see-through allows scientists to image intact organs.

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26 August 2016

What causes your eye to twitch? How do we know that the Earth isn't flat?

25 August 2016

... and Graihagh Jackson made it her mission to find out about this hunk of space rock.

25 August 2016

The latest floppy creation in robotics.

23 August 2016

Explore the physics and psychology that brings animations to the big screen!

23 August 2016

Empathy may make us learn faster when it comes to helping others, new research suggests.

22 August 2016

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

19 August 2016

What makes us catch colds on holiday? Why go to Mars?

16 August 2016

Addiction, decriminalisation and potential good: the science behind the drugs debate.

14 August 2016

40 years ago Richard Dawkins' The Selfish Gene hit the shelves. We look back on its legacy

12 August 2016

Scarred ovaries may cause infertility.

12 August 2016

What is the sun? Why do I get hiccoughs after spicy food? How accurate is carbon dating?

11 August 2016

Why do the sunflowers chase the sun as they grow?