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Blow Your Mind

Spectacular Space

Episode 9

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for years

Dr Chris and Dr Xand learn about space. They discover that the Earth has an invisible force field that protects it from deadly solar winds. Show more

The Sky at Night

Jupiter: Weather and Moons

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The revamped team look at Jupiter's coloured bands and iconic 'eye', visible manifestations of a violent atmosphere that causes extraordinary weather. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Rob Liddell
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Reporter:
Helen Czerski

Dangerous Earth

Episode 5: Tornado

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dr Helen Czerski peers into the heart of the storm to find out how advances in technology are giving new insight into tornadoes - the fastest winds on the planet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Executive Producer:
Zoe Heron
Producer:
Ben Wilson
Director:
Ben Wilson

Dangerous Earth

Episode 6: Iceberg

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The latest scientific insights into icebergs, from side-scanning sonar scrutinising the edge of glaciers to pictures that give us a unique glimpse of how they transform over time. Show more

Colour: The Spectrum of Science

Episode 1: Colours of Earth

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Helen Czerski uncovers what colour is, how it works and how it has written the story of our planet. She seeks out the colours that turned the Earth multicoloured. Show more

Operation Iceberg

Series 1

Episode 2: Life and Death of a 'Berg

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Chris Packham, Helen Czerski and a team of explorers and scientists investigate the mysterious forces that can destroy an iceberg. Show more

Dara O Briain's Science Club

Series 2

Episode 6: Invisible Worlds

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Dara and the team shine a light on some of the mysterious and usually hidden worlds surrounding us, from our internal ecosystems to nanotechnology and more. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Physicist Dr Helen Czerski takes us on a journey into the science of bubbles - not just fun toys, but also powerful tools that push back the boundaries of science. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Executive Producer:
Richard Reisz
Producer:
Paul Sen
Director:
Paul Sen

Dara O Briain's Science Club

Series 1

Episode 3: Extinction

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Experts and a lively audience join Dara O Briain to tackle the biggest ideas in science. Here, Dara and guests take a weird and wonderful look at life, death and extinction. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Nigel Paterson
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Alok Jha
Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Presenter:
Tali Sharot
Participant:
Mark Steel
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Series Producer:
Kaye Godleman
Production Manager:
Roger Houston
Participant:
Richard Fortey
Participant:
Lucy Cooke

Dara O Briain's Science Club

Series 2

Episode 1: Mindbending

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Dara O Briain and his team of experts explore how much our brains give away about us and discover how illusions and machines can be used to manipulate the mind. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Kate Humble and Helen Czerski reveal the inner workings of the sun and investigate why scientists think changes in the sun's behaviour may have powerful effects on our climate. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Producer:
Matt Barrett
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert

Horizon

2011-2012

Episode 14: The Transit of Venus

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Special episode of the factual science series exploring the transit of venus across the face of the sun. At 11pm on 5th June 2012 this event will be visible to the naked eye. Show more

Operation Iceberg

Series 1

Episode 1: Birth of a 'berg

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Scientists and explorers travel to the Arctic to reveal the unknown world of icebergs, starting with the birth of an iceberg at Greenland's Store glacier. Show more

Colour: The Spectrum of Science

Episode 2: Colours of Life

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

The raw, early Earth had plenty of colour, but that canvas was about to be painted with a vast new palette - and the source of those colours was life. Show more

Colour: The Spectrum of Science

Episode 3: Beyond the Rainbow

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Helen Czerski looks at the colours invisible to our eyes. To see the universe in a new light, she takes to the skies in a jet equipped with an infrared telescope. Show more

Dangerous Earth

Episode 2: Volcano

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dr Helen Czerski looks at volcanoes. New thermal imagery and ultra high-speed photography capture the complex processes crucial to understanding how and why they erupt. Show more

Dangerous Earth

Episode 4: Aurora

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dr Helen Czerski looks at the latest scientific insight into the aurora - dancing lights in the night sky that have fascinated cultures throughout our history. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Executive Producer:
Zoe Heron
Producer:
Ben Wilson
Director:
Ben Wilson

Dangerous Earth

Episode 3: Lightning

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dr Helen Czerski examines the hottest natural phenomenon on the planet - lightning. High-speed cameras show the secrets of upward lightning that's triggered by urban landscapes. Show more

Midweek

Helen Czerski; Odaline de la Martinez; Paapa Essiedu; Jim Richards.

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Libby Purves is joined by physicist Helen Czerski, composer Odaline de la Martinez, actor Paapa Essiedu and geologist and gold prospector Jim Richards. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Czerski
Interviewed Guest:
Odaline de la Martinez
Interviewed Guest:
Paapa Essiedu
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Richards

Brand

Midweek