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Will You Lose Your Job to a Robot?
Will You Lose Your Job to a Robot?

Professor Martin Smith discusses how will robots shape our society in the future.

Why Are Paper Cuts So Painful?
Why Are Paper Cuts So Painful?

Paper cuts are the bane of every book lover, but why do they cause so much pain?

In Photos: Wonders of Life
Wonders of Life in Photos

A single unbroken chain connects us to all life and the laws of nature that created it.

In Photos: Unseen Universe
Unseen Universe in Photos

Seeing the world in super-slowmotion allows us to explain mysteries of science.

In Photos: Operation Iceberg
Operation Iceberg in Photos

The Operation Iceberg team follow the epic journey of an iceberg out at sea.

In Photos: The Truth About Exercise
The Truth About Exercise in Photos

Michael Mosley pushes his body to the edge to find out The Truth About Exercise.

In Photos: Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery
Blood and Guts in Photos

See more from Michael Mosley's history of surgery; Blood and Guts.

In Photos: Eyes of Atacama
Eyes of Atacama in Photos

ALMA is the biggest observatory ever and it takes space observation to new heights.

If you jump in a falling lift will it save you?
If you jump in a falling lift will it save you?

We all know the scenario, will jumping at the last minute save you in a falling lift?

Why is chilli hot even if it's cold?
Why is chilli hot even if it's cold?

We can all relate to the burning sensation, but why is chilli hot even when it's cold?

Would a coin dropped from the Empire State Building kill you?
Would a coin dropped from the Empire State Building kill you?

Greg Foot investigates whether a falling coin could kill you.

If you're stranded on a desert island, should you drink your own urine?
If you're stranded on a desert island, should you drink your own urine?

Can you drink your own urine if you were stranded on a desert island?

In Photos: The Secrets of Everything
The Secrets of Everything in Photos

Exploring questions like whether you could survive a falling lift or why the sky is blue.

In Photos: Super Smart Animals
Super Smart Animals in Photos

Liz Bonnin meets some incredibly intelligent animals.

In Photos: Bang Goes the Theory
Bang Goes the Theory in Photos

Bang Goes the Theory undertakes the science experiments you've always wanted to do!

In Photos: Voyages of Construction
Voyages of Construction in Photos

Voyages Of Construction uncovers the ultimate engineering stories.

Why Comedy Will Die in the Year 6000
Why Comedy Will Die in the Year 6000

Ben Miller reflects on the similarities between evolution and comedy.

Space, the Private Sector and the Final Frontier
Space, the Private Sector and the Final Frontier

Earlier human exploration provides key lessons for mankind’s future direction in space.

How Science is Unravelling the Impacts of Our Ancient Ancestors on Animal Extinctions and Climate Change
How Science is Unravelling the Impacts of Our Ancient Ancestors on Animal Extinctions and Climate Change

America and Eurasia were once home to the sort of mammals that draw tourists to Africa.

Perhaps Scientists Do
Perhaps Scientists Do "Play God", and Perhaps They Are Right To Do So

Much like love, synthetic biology can mean different things to different people.

The Milky Way's Four Alien Civilisations and Why a Close Encounter is Unlikely
The Milky Way's Four Alien Civilisations and Why a Close Encounter is Unlikely

In recent decades, technology has allowed us to move beyond pure speculation about aliens.

In Photos: Space Exploration
Space Exploration in Photos

The twentieth century dawned the age of space exploration.

In Photos: Ocean: Richard Hammond's Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
Ocean: Richard Hammond's Journey To The Centre Of The Earth in Photos

What lies at the bottom of the oceans? What would happen if the planet lost them?

In Photos: Land: Richard Hammond's Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
Land: Richard Hammond's Journey To The Centre Of The Earth in Photos

Richard Hammond investigates the workings of Earth.

In Photos: How to Grow a Planet
How to Grow a Planet in Photos

Photos taken during filming of the documentary series.

In Photos: Solar System
Solar System in Photos

View our solar system's eight planetary bodies from the comfort of Earth.

In Photos: Vanishing Antarctic
Vanishing Antarctic in Photos

Polar pictures from the programme Vanishing Antarctic.

In Photos: Amazing Planet
Amazing Planet in Photos

Photos of the Earth's raw power taken from the series Amazing Planet.

In Photos: Auroras
Auroras in Photos

Aurora's are natural light displays particularly visible at high latitudes.

In Photos: Wonders of the Solar System
Wonders of the Solar System in Photos

Explore the different facets of our solar system with Prof Brian Cox.

In Photos: Wonders of the Universe
Wonders of the Universe in Photos

Who better to explore the universe with than Prof Brian Cox?

The Man Who Learnt to See
The Man Who Learnt to See

Mike May's sight restored 40 years after he was blinded in a childhood accident.

Misdiagnosis of Death
Misdiagnosis of Death

Whether there is life after death will always be a matter of contention.

Scream! The History of Anaesthetic
Scream! The History of Anaesthetic

Doctors can perform complex medical procedures on our bodies while we sleep.

An Experiment to Change the World: Nuclear Fusion
Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear fusion is one of the most awesome powers in the Universe.

Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets
Voyage to the Planets

Come and explore the planets with Eden just don't expect us to make you weightless.

Science's Greatest Unanswered Questions Revealed
Science's Greatest Unanswered Questions Revealed

Which scientific conundrums would you most like to see answered?

Leave No Footprint
Leave No Footprint

Almost everything you do contributes carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.

Moons
Moon Facts

Moons, or natural satellites, are astronomical objects which orbit a primary.

Uranus
Uranus Facts

Uranus is one of the four gas giants and is the seventh planet from the Sun.

Jupiter
Jupiter Facts

Jupiter is a gas giant and by far the largest planet in the Solar System.

Earth
Earth Facts

The third rock from the Sun, the Earth is the only celestial body known to support life.

Mercury
Mercury Facts

Mercury is the smallest and innermost of the eight planets in our Solar System.

Neptune
Neptune Facts

Neptune is named after the Roman god of the sea.

Saturn
Saturn Facts

Saturn is a gas giant and famous for its ring system.

Mars
Mars Facts

Mars is named after the Roman god of war.

The Sun
Sun Facts

The Sun is a star the centre of our solar system. Find out more with these facts.

What are Supermassive Black Holes?
What are Supermassive Black Holes?

Black holes are areas in space that prevent anything from escaping.

What is the Higgs Boson?
What is the Higgs Boson?

Has the hunt for the elusive Higgs particle come to an end?