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Rosh Hashanah: Science vs Religion

Rosh Hashanah: Science vs Religion

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks meets three leading non-believing scientists.

The Secret Life of Ice

The Secret Life of Ice

Dr Gabrielle Walker examines ice, one of the strangest substances in the world.

Episode 8

8. Bang Goes the Theory: Series 5, Episode 8

Following the Fukushima radiation scare, the team turns its attention to nuclear power.

Episode 7

7. Bang Goes the Theory: Series 5, Episode 7

Dallas investigates a potential helium shortage, and Dr Yan tests radiation knowledge.

Episode 6

6. Bang Goes the Theory: Series 5, Episode 6

Dallas downs his toothbrush to discover what causes tooth decay and gum disease.

Episode 5

5. Bang Goes the Theory: Series 5, Episode 5

Liz investigates bedbugs, and Yan explains why statistics are not to be trusted.

Episode 4

4. Bang Goes the Theory: Series 5, Episode 4

Topics include new stem-cell research and the Nocebo effect (placebo's evil twin).

Episode 3

3. Bang Goes the Theory: Series 5, Episode 3

Jem witnesses the awesome power of rockets with the Bloodhound land speed record project.

Episode 5

5. Wonderstuff: Episode 5

Jane Moore investigates the stickiness of household essentials.

Episode 2

2. Bang Goes the Theory: Series 5, Episode 2

Liz hits the beach with the RNLI to experience the power of rip currents.

Episode 1

1. Bang Goes the Theory: Series 5, Episode 1

Jem makes his own diamond and then proves they aren't forever.

Episode 3

3. Wonderstuff: Episode 3

A look at trusted domestic life-savers including drain cleaner and mobile phone batteries.

...about the Weather

3. James May's Things You Need to Know: Series 1, ...about the Weather

James May asks the big questions about the weather, including what is a cloud?

The End of the World? A Horizon Guide to Armageddon

The End of the World? A Horizon Guide to Armageddon

Dallas Campbell asks if science will save us when Armageddon arrives.

Can Scientists Be Morally Neutral?

Dinner with Portillo: Can Scientists Be Morally Neutral?

Discussing whether scientists can be morally neutral in pursuit of scientific knowledge.