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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Alok Jha investigates how modern weather forecasting was born amid 20th-century catastrophes, as meteorologists helped fight two world wars and tried to predict natural disasters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alok Jha
Producer:
Andrew Smith
Director:
Andrew Smith
Executive Producer:
Paul Sen
Series Producer:
Paul Sen
Production Company:
KEO North

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

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

Alok Jha charts the history of weather forecasting. In the 1850s, driven to prevent sea disasters, meteorologist Robert Fitzroy issued Britain's first storm warnings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alok Jha
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Director:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
Paul Sen
Series Producer:
Paul Sen
Production Company:
KEO North

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

Dara O Briain's Science Club

Series 2

Episode 2: Adventures in Time

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dara O Briain and his team go on a journey through time to discover what it is and how to get more of it. Alok Jha investigates the tiny margins of winning. Show more

Dara O Briain's Science Club

Series 2

Episode 4: Future Fantastic

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dara and the team of experts look to the future as they meet a robot with a sense of touch, investigate plans to mine the moon and peruse the fashions of tomorrow. Show more

Dara O Briain's Science Club

Series 1

Episode 2: Albert Einstein

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Dara looks at the father of modern physics, Einstein. Plus, Mark Miodownik takes a fridge apart and Marcus Brigstocke attempts to get to grips with dark energy. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Nigel Paterson
Series Editor:
Nigel Paterson
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Participant:
Alok Jha
Participant:
Alok Jha
Participant:
Mark Miodownik
Participant:
Mark Miodownik
Participant:
Helen Czerski
Participant:
Helen Czerski
Participant:
Marcus Brigstocke
Participant:
Marcus Brigstocke
Participant:
Janna Levin
Participant:
Janna Levin
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Series Producer:
Kaye Godleman
Series Producer:
Kaye Godleman
Production Manager:
Roger Houston
Production Manager:
Roger Houston

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Alok Jha charts the history of weather forecasting. He tells the story of how meteorology became one of the most important scientific endeavours of the modern age. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alok Jha
Producer:
James Sandy
Director:
James Sandy
Executive Producer:
Paul Sen
Series Producer:
Paul Sen
Production Company:
KEO North

Dara O Briain's Science Club

Series 1

Episode 6: Music

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dara O Briain and his expert team examine the science behind music. James May explores how music is linked to our emotions and Mark Miodownik takes apart an electric guitar. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Alok Jha
Presenter:
Alok Jha
Presenter:
Mark Miodownik
Presenter:
Mark Miodownik
Presenter:
Tali Sharot
Presenter:
Tali Sharot
Participant:
James May
Participant:
James May
Participant:
Brian Cox
Participant:
Brian Cox
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Series Producer:
Kaye Godleman
Series Producer:
Kaye Godleman
Production Manager:
Roger Houston
Production Manager:
Roger Houston
Series Editor:
Nigel Paterson
Series Editor:
Nigel Paterson

Dara O Briain's Science Club

Series 1

Episode 1: Reproduction

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Dara O Briain and a team of experts look at the world of reproduction and inheritance. Comedian Ed Byrne discovers just how closely related he is to a Neanderthal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Series Editor:
Nigel Paterson
Reporter:
Alok Jha
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Alok Jha
Reporter:
Tali Sharot
Presenter:
Mark Miodownik
Participant:
Ed Byrne
Presenter:
Tali Sharot
Participant:
Steve Jones
Participant:
Ed Byrne
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Participant:
Steve Jones
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Director:
John Maidens
Series Producer:
Kaye Godleman
Production Manager:
Roger Houston
Production Manager:
Roger Houston

Dara O Briain's Science Club

Series 2

Episode 3: DIY Science

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dara O Briain and his team explore how powerful, affordable technology is ushering in a new era of DIY science that everyone can get involved in. Show more