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The Sky at Night

Cassini: The Gamechanger

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Chris Lintott and Maggie Aderin-Pocock explore four major ways in which future space exploration has been changed by the discoveries of the Cassini mission. Show more

Gastronuts

Series 1

Episode 8: How Do We Turn Food Into Energy?

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

The truth about what we eat. The Gastronuts burn jelly babies, power a radio with potatoes and cook lunch in Britain's biggest compost heap. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stefan Gates
Director:
Atul Malhotra
Executive Producer:
Paul Gilheany
Participant:
Christos Nicolaou
Participant:
Alhan Gencay
Participant:
Cherono Barno
Participant:
Emma Jacobs
Participant:
Emilia Colman
Participant:
Andrea Sella
Participant:
Jules Hayward

In Our Time

States of Matter

Duration: 47 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the science of matter and the states in which it can exist, from solids, liquids and gases to high-energy plasmas. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Sella
Interviewed Guest:
Athene Donald
Interviewed Guest:
Justin Wark
Producer:
Thomas Morris

In Our Time

Chromatography

Duration: 47 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss chromatography as a means of separating mixtures, widely used when testing water and air quality, in forensics and drug manufacture. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Sella
Interviewed Guest:
Apryll Stalcup
Interviewed Guest:
Leon Barron

Duration: 1 hour

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

Multi-layered documentary revealing the human story of Marie Curie, whose pioneering research on radioactivity made her the world's most famous female scientist. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Malone
Presenter:
Geraldine James
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Participant:
Julie Des Jardins
Participant:
Patricia Fara
Participant:
Renaud Huynh
Participant:
Andrea Sella
Participant:
Helena Pycior
Participant:
Jean-Luc Pasquier
Participant:
Tereza Kaczorowska

Gastronuts

Series 1

Episode 10: Why Don't We Eat Custard on Pizza?

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

The truth about what we eat. Roast beef and gravy, fish and chips. Some food combinations are classics. But what happens when tastes clash? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stefan Gates
Presenter:
Stefan Gates
Director:
Atul Malhotra
Director:
Atul Malhotra
Executive Producer:
Paul Gilheany
Participant:
Isabelle Dean
Participant:
Rachel Lewis
Participant:
Ella Buluwela
Participant:
Joe Bowden
Participant:
Connor Jordon
Participant:
Andrea Sella

Last Word

Robert Hardy, David Jones, Jeanne Moreau, Mark Wilkinson, Sam Shepard

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on actor Robert Hardy, scientist David Jones, actress Jeanne Moreau, furniture designer Mark Wilkinson, actor and playwright Sam Shepard. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Sella
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Marianne Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Smallbone