Note Many of these programmes don`t fit neatly under any one category heading, in this case we`ve either duplicated them or selected a category we feel is closest.

Physics
Life in Space Helen Sharman
The Chemistry of Interstellar Space Bill Klemperer
Tick, tick, tick pulsating star: How we wonder what you are Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Wormholes and Time Travel Paul Davies
Anyone Out There Is there life in space?
Eyes in the Skies Satellite Imagine
Theory of Everything Are we on the verge of a grand unified theory?
Mobile Phones Are mobile phones safe?

Fields and Particles
Richard Feynman Douglas Robb Memorial Lectures
Antimatter Can we ever detect it?
Theory of Everything Are we on the verge of a grand unified theory?
There ain`t nothing nowhere David Miller
Electron Waves unveil the Microcosmos Akira Tonomura

Solids, Liquids, Gases
States of Matter John Murrell
On the Air Michael Garrett

Energy Generation
Nuclear Power Plant Safety : What`s the problem? John Collier
Endless Energy What are our energy choices for the 21st century?



Chemistry

How to be Right and Wrong Sir John Cornforth
John Cornforth Face2Face: Steroid Chemistry
The Chemistry of Interstellar Space Bill Klemperer

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology Is this the next big thing?
Architecture of the microcosmos Harry Kroto
C60 Buckminsterfullerene, the Celestial Sphere that fell to Earth Harry Kroto
Carbon Nanotubes : The tiniest man-made Tubes Sumio Iijima
Self-Assembly: Nature`s way to do it Kuniaki Nagayama
Millie Dresselhaus Face2Face: US Government Advisor and nanoscientist



Biology

The Origin of Life John Maynard Smith
Voyage to the Bottom of the Deep Sea Are the ocean depths the next new frontier?
Forever Young How long can we live, and do we want to live?
Cloning and Stem Cells What is cloning, why do it, and where is it leading?
End of Evolution Have advances in modern medicine put an end to evolution in humans?

Medical Biology
Nuts and Bolts of the Mind Susan Greenfield
MRI: A Window on the Human Body Laurie Hall
Predicting Personality Is our personality genetically determined?

Health
Defying Death Are we winning the fight against epidemics and poor health?
The Epidemic of Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in the UK Roy Anderson
Electricity, Magnetism and the body Anthony Barker

Molecular Biology
GM Foods - Safe? Are they potential saviours of mankind or a disaster waiting to happen?
How X-Rays cracked the structure of DNA Amand Lucas
Self-Assembly: Nature`s way to do it Kuniaki Nagayama
Fred Sanger Face2Face: Father of molecular biology
Max Perutz Face2Face: Discovered structure of Haemoglobin



Geology / Geography / Environmental Science

In the Oceans Jacqui McGlade
Voyage to the Bottom of the Deep Sea Are the ocean depths the next new frontier?
Endless Energy What are our energy choices for the 21st century?



Engineering

Flight in Birds and Aeroplanes John Maynard Smith
Nuclear Power Plant Safety : What`s the problem? John Collier
Eyes in the Skies Satellite Imaging
Endless Energy What are our energy choices for the 21st century?
The Realities of Risk Risk assessment and the role of science in risk assessment



Mathematics

The Man Who Loved Only Numbers Paul Hoffman on Paul Erdos
Theory of Everything Are we on the verge of a grand unified theory?



Computing and Robotics

Creativity and Computers Margaret Boden
Machines with Minds Artificial Intelligence and Robotics



Scientists / Science and Society

Face2Face Much of the archive is devoted to this topic (essay)
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers Paul Hoffman on Paul Erdos
Bernal and the Social Function of Science Chris Freeman



Science and Art

Science and Fine Art David Bomford
Creativity and Computers Margaret Boden



Safety

Nuclear Power Plant Safety : What`s the problem? John Collier
Electricity, Magnetism and the body Anthony Barker
Defying Death Are we winning the fight against epidemics and poor health?
The Realities of Risk Risk assessment and the role of science in risk assessment
Mobile Phones How do they work, and are there risks?

 

 

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