I was alive when humans first landed in the Moon, but unaware. I was still at the “confused by own reflection” stage of existence, sometimes I still am, but more due to the shock of my aged face than fear of who it is that lies behind the glass. Robin Ince reflects on the moon landing on this 50th anniversary.Read More
With the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landings this week, we took the chance to record an episode of Science Shambles at none other than the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. Guests are Katie Mack and Emily Drabek-MaunderRead More
Somewhere later in the Victorian period, where the pioneering notion of public health was overshadowed by the germs we discovered inside us, epidemiology started to lose its grand public remit. Tania Browne argues for embracing further complexity.Read More
This week Helen Czerski has two of our favourite nano-scientists in the studio with her. Michelle Dickinson and Suze Kundu join us to chat about all things nanotech.Read More
On Monday we had a meeting of UK particle physicists at the shiny new Institute of Physics building to discuss the ongoing update of the European Strategy for Particle Physics.Read More
Marek Ziebart is a Professor of Space Geodesy and Andrew Steele is a doctor of physics who is now writing a book on aging. We left it to Helen Czerski to find where all of that intersectsRead More
We’d write a tag for this episode, but we can’t be bothered… In this final episode for the series (or was that season?) Dean and Rachel talk about procrastination, laziness and risk and reward.Read More
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