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5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.

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5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.

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67 Ratings
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Great podcast! Love every episode of it.

By Davo91 - Feb 06 2015
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Great podcast! Love every episode of it.

Would give this 6 stars.

By ameleh - Dec 19 2012
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Funny, smart, interesting, often sweet.

iTunes Ratings

67 Ratings
Average Ratings
58
3
2
3
1

Great podcast! Love every episode of it.

By Davo91 - Feb 06 2015
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Great podcast! Love every episode of it.

Would give this 6 stars.

By ameleh - Dec 19 2012
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Funny, smart, interesting, often sweet.
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5 Live Science Podcast

Latest release on Jun 28, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 1 month ago

Rank #1: 5 Live Science

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Chris Smith investigates the rise of antibiotic resistance.

Nov 19 2017

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Rank #2: Dr Petr: Speed of light, particles and memory

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It's relativity, particles and memory which tests the knowledge of Dr Petr Lebedev who stands in for Dr Karl and speaks to Rahul Tandon.

Dec 19 2019

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Rank #3: Recycling

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Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists with science news and a special look at recycling.

Nov 10 2019

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Rank #4: Climate change, virtual reality gloves and the perfect hangover remedy?

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Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team answer your questions and take a look at the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs. Including is a carbon neutral future even feasible? The team take a look at the new gloves that enable you to reach out and touch virtual reality. Can new organs be grown in a lab? Plus have scientists in India discovered the perfect hangover remedy.

Dec 08 2019

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Rank #5: 5 live Science

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Can we jet lag a cabbage? Does the surge in big internet data sharing bring big risks? Dr Chris Smith and the ‘Naked Scientists’ also discuss the microbial world and we go interstellar to infinity and beyond.

Dec 09 2018

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Rank #6: Dr Karl answers your science questions

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Dr Karl answers your science questions including whether you can you eat 14 year old marmalade and if it's possible to drive an F1 car upside down on the roof of a road tunnel.

May 11 2017

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Rank #7: Dr Karl: Carbon Capture, Micro-Plastics and Human Progression

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Bianca Nogrady joins Rhod to answer your science questions.

Nov 29 2019

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Rank #8: Dr Karl

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Dr. Karl answers your weird and wonderful science questions, including how the weather works.

Jul 13 2017

48mins

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Rank #9: Dr Karl

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Dr Karl joins Dotun Adebayo to answer your science questions. This week: radiation, electrocution and distant galaxies

Aug 15 2019

47mins

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Rank #10: Dr Karl

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5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl from Up All Night.

May 16 2019

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Rank #11: Naked Scientists: The Science Behind Wearing Face Masks

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The Naked Scientists ask how good the science is behind wearing face masks and get some lockdown tips from an astronaut.

Apr 26 2020

54mins

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Rank #12: 5 live Science

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This week Dr Chris is joined by nanoscientist Colm Durkan, astronomer Carolin Crawford, existential risk specialist Haydn Belfield and chemist Ljiljana Fruk for a romp through the latest science questions you've been sending in, including what's the Doomsday Clock, how massive is the largest star ever discovered, what's the threat from climate change, and what's a Parsec..."

Aug 11 2019

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Rank #13: Electricity, hiccups and the power of phenomics

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Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team find out about the new solar material to give panels a boost, how hiccups evolved to help babies to learn, 3D TV coming to a screen near you, and are we on the brink of a revolution in medicine. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

Nov 17 2019

51mins

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Rank #14: Dr Karl

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Dr Karl and Professor Jason Sharples join Nomia Iqbal to answer your science questions

Aug 08 2019

49mins

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Rank #15: 5 live Science

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Naked Scientist Adam Murphy and the team with the latest science news stories. This week they take a closer look at the internet - what it's doing to our computers, our wallets and ourselves.

Aug 25 2019

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Rank #16: Dr Karl

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Dr Karls answers questions about moon phases, NASA's record on the Voyager space probe, and hydrogen cars.

Aug 31 2017

48mins

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Rank #17: Dr. Karl: Eyesight, wind and colour

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Dr. Karl joins Rhod for conversation about all kinds of science.

Jan 16 2020

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Rank #18: Dr Karl

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Science journalist, broadcaster and Up All Night regular Bianca Nogrady is joined by Professor of Astrophysics at Sydney University Geraint Lewis to answer your science and nature questions.

Dec 20 2018

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Rank #19: 5 live Science

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Today we explore the ageing process and the fresh claim that bacteria in our gut could hold the key to ageing with fewer of the health problems that come with it.
Discover how humans had been using trigonometry before Pythagoras came up with his now, textbook formula. And could robot killers be on the way? Experts are raising fears about the rapid evolution of AI and robotics and are calling for the technology to be banned. We find out precisely why. And finally, can science save the human race from the kinds of catastrophic disasters insurers dread the most?

Aug 27 2017

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Rank #20: 5 live Science

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Chris Smith and Kat Arney tackle: superbugs, Jupiter, and why your sense of smell might be better than you thought.

Sep 10 2017

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