Scanning the Horizon: space travel through the ages

Over the last 52 years BBC’s Horizon programme has been documenting the cutting-edge of science, technology and how it effects our lives. From Frank Oppenheimer to Carl Sagan and DNA to dinosaurs it has brought us stories from the frontline and continues to innovate. We’ll get unique access to clips from the Horizon vaults to watch how science and […]

Social vs Natural science: which is harder? (…to pronounce)

Can you pronounce acrocephalosyndactyly? Do you know what logorrhoea is? Watch the natural and the social scientists battle it out with these tongue twisters.

Science with a million people

Join Chris Lintott for an exploration of the past, present and future of citizen science and discover the power of people behind it. Scientists are drowning in data, but an increasing number are asking for help. Through ‘citizen science’ projects, volunteers have discovered galaxies, found planets, hunted for aliens and explored the Earth’s wild places. […]

Q&A: Gareth Mitchell

What makes a good science communicator? In this Q&A, Gareth Mitchell talks about science communication and his work with radio, Imperial College, and the BBC.

People-powered science: citizen science in the 19th and 21st centuries

From classifying the cosmos to tracking British bees, citizen science has captivated the imagination of the British public; online platforms such as Zooniverse have over 1 million participants. But, you might be surprised to hear that this isn’t a new thing. Long before the internet put data at our fingertips, researchers capitalised on the power of many.

Interview with Darius Nikbin

To celebrate I, Science’s 10th anniversary, current editors Iona Twaddell and Kruti Shrotri met up with Darius Nikbin, the founder of the magazine…

Cerebral Soiree

Science Communication events have become fairly prolific in the UK. Often in some edgy bar, usually with the same crowd of committed science fans. So it was (admittedly) with a little jadedness that I took myself last week to The Proud Archivist in East London for Cerebral Soiree, the latest offering from the London Brain […]

Andy Franzkowiak and New Atlantis

As New Atlantis, the new immersive theatre experience gets ready to launch, Connie Orbach and Neil Stoker interview creative Producer Andy Franzkowiak about working with scientists, and engaging people at a deeper level with important scientific issues.