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Dara O Briain's Science Club

Series 1

Episode 4: Space

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedian Josh Widdecombe joins Dara and the team of experts to take a peek into mankind's final frontier - space. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Nigel Paterson
Series Editor:
Nigel Paterson
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Alok Jha
Presenter:
Alok Jha
Presenter:
Mark Miodownik
Presenter:
Mark Miodownik
Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Participant:
Josh Widdicombe
Participant:
Josh Widdicombe
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Series Producer:
Kaye Godleman
Series Producer:
Kaye Godleman
Production Manager:
Roger Houston
Production Manager:
Roger Houston
Participant:
Martin Rees
Participant:
Martin Rees

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Kate Humble and Dr Helen Czerski follow the Earth's voyage around the sun for one complete orbit, to witness the astonishing consequences this journey has for us all. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Series Producer:
Stephen Marsh
Series Producer:
Peter Leonard

Genres

The Quizeum

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Museum-based quiz panel show. Griff Rhys Jones tests two teams of expert panellists at Queen's House at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Helen Czerski delves into the Horizon archive to chart the transformation of a little-known theory into one of the greatest scientific undertakings in history. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Producer:
Ben Wilson
Director:
Ben Wilson
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

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

Dangerous Earth

Episode 1: Avalanche

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dr Helen Czerski looks at the anatomy of an avalanche, from eyewitness footage from within one to detailed CT scans showing the microscopic changes that cause them. Show more

Blow Your Mind

Spectacular Space

Episode 9

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 8 months

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

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

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

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 5: Size Matters

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dara and the team reveal why size matters in science and how discoveries large and small are changing the way we view the universe, the economy and even our bodies. 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

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

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

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 1

Episode 5: Brain

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Experts and a lively audience join Dara O Briain to tackle the biggest ideas in science from lots of different and unexpected angles. The team take a look inside the brain. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Nigel Paterson
Series Editor:
Nigel Paterson
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Alok Jha
Presenter:
Alok Jha
Presenter:
Mark Miodownik
Presenter:
Mark Miodownik
Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Presenter:
Helen Czerski
Presenter:
Tali Sharot
Presenter:
Tali Sharot
Participant:
Jessica Hynes
Participant:
Jessica Hynes
Participant:
Uta Frith
Participant:
Uta Frith
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Series Producer:
Kaye Godleman
Series Producer:
Kaye Godleman
Production Manager:
Roger Houston
Production Manager:
Roger Houston

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