A weekly programme that illuminates the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
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The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
Explorations in the world of science.
We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.
Science news and highlights of the week
Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4
Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.
David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news.
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.
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
Investigating every aspect of the food we eat
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
Every Friday we bring you a new drama from BBC Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.
Surprising stories from unusual places. With ideas too big for a single episode, The Compass presents mini-series about the environment and politics, culture and society.
You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology that celebrates science and self delusion. In each episode, we explore what we've learned so far about reasoning, biases, judgments, and decision-making.
Technological and digital news from around the world.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, ...
Mark Kermode joins Simon Mayo to give his verdict on the week's movies