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A weekly programme that illuminates the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.
The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
Explorations in the world of science.
Science news and highlights of the week
Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the future.
Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4
Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin and Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here: theguardian.com/covid19questions
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
Technological and digital news from around the world.
You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology t…
This podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. Open Book talks to authors about their work. In A Good Read Harriett Gilbert discusses favourite books.
Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.
Seriously is home to the world’s best audio documentaries and podcast recommendations, and host Vanessa Kisuule brings you two fascinating new episodes every week.
There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don't have to and cover everything from 5G and Pandemics, to Vaping and Fasting Diets.
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas