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22/05/2015 - 09:54
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Mon 25 May Springwatch BBC Two, 8:00-9:00pm The flowers are blooming, the lambs are frolicking, and Springwatch is back on our...
15/05/2015 - 10:41
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Mon 18 May Digital Human BBC Radio 4, 4:30-5:00pm Aleks Krotoski continues her exploration of what technology can tell us about...
08/05/2015 - 10:59
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Sun 10 May The Sky at Night BBC Four, 10:00-10:30pm The Earth and Venus both began as almost identical bodies, but today they couldn...
06/05/2015 - 09:54
Submitted by James Lloyd
The UK's first digital 3D Planetarium has opened at the At-Bristol Science Centre.   The new state-of-the-art Planetarium boasts two 4K resolution projectors and 7.1 surround sound,...
05/05/2015 - 16:32
Submitted by James Lloyd
Onions are pretty versatile vegetables. From soup to insect repellent, there’s a lot you can do with a humble onion, but nothing so strange as this latest use: making artificial muscles. Know...
01/05/2015 - 13:51
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Mon 4 May The Digital Human BBC Radio 4, 4:30-5:00pm Aleks Krotoski continues her exploration of what technology can tell us about...
24/04/2015 - 11:25
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Mon 27 April The Digital Human BBC Radio 4, 4:30-5:00pm Aleks Krotoski continues her exploration of what technology can tell us...
24/04/2015 - 09:56
Submitted by James Lloyd
For a quarter of a century, the Hubble Space Telescope has been circling the Earth, looking out into space. The telescope has sent back some stunning images over the years, changing the way we think...
23/04/2015 - 10:45
Submitted by James Lloyd
As anyone who’s heard any of the Focus team in the shower will tell you, singing is a complicated thing to get right. Around 100 different muscles in the chest, neck and face work together to...
22/04/2015 - 16:38
Submitted by James Lloyd
A new breed of colour-changing invisible inks could make it easier to tell whether what you’re buying is the real deal or just a dodgy knock-off. The inks, under development at Northwestern...
20/04/2015 - 15:55
Submitted by James Lloyd
Few things are more distracting on screen than an actor’s mouth moving and different words coming out. But thanks to a new technology developed by Disney Research, dubbed foreign language films...
20/04/2015 - 15:17
Submitted by Alice
Dinosaurs are cool. Everyone knows that. (And quite frankly, anyone who doesn’t think they’re cool probably isn’t worth knowing.) Like many people, an early memory of dinosaurs is...
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