In Our Time: Science

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Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
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05:58 | Apr 17th

Science sleuths Adam Rutherford and Hannah Fry reveal fascinating discoveries from their investigations into everyday mysteries.

50:25 | Dec 27th, 2018

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the planet Venus which is both the morning star and the evening star, rotates backwards at walking speed and has a day which is longer than its year. It has long been called Earth’s twin, yet the differences are more ...Show More
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45:57 | May 28th, 2015

While glass items have been made for at least 5,000 years, scientists are yet to explain, conclusively, what happens when the substance it's made from moves from a molten state to its hard, transparent phase. It is said to be one of the great unsolve...Show More

46:41 | Apr 30th, 2015

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Earth's Core. The inner core is an extremely dense, solid ball of iron and nickel, the size of the Moon, while the outer core is a flowing liquid, the size of Mars. Thanks to the magnetic fields produced within...Show More

47:22 | Mar 26th, 2015

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the scientific achievements of the Curie family. In 1903 Marie and Pierre Curie shared a Nobel Prize in Physics with Henri Becquerel for their work on radioactivity, a term which Marie coined. Marie went on to win ...Show More
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