It’s no surprise to hear that city air isn’t great for our lungs. Turns out, jumping in taxi is worse for your health than walking along a busy road, as I found out with Kings College London’s Dr Ben Barratt…
Pluto – our favourite planet / non-planet… The marmite of our solar system and with the New Horizon’s mission passing Pluto by, a special edition of the programme seemed like too good an opportunity to miss.
On my mission to the edge of our solar system, I ask leading astronomers how did Pluto get there in the first place? What has the New Horizons probe uncovered? And what’s beyond Pluto?
Broadcast: BBC 5 Live Science; BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, ABC Radio National, Radio Europe and as a Naked Scientists podcast.
November 2013 marks the centenary of Alfred Russel Wallace. A 19th century genius, not only did Wallace develop the theory of natural selection alongside Darwin, he was also the first to scientifically explore whether it was possible for life to exist beyond Earth. 100 years on, this podcast discovers just how much closer we are to one of mankind’s ultimate goals, finding extraterrestrial life and whether the long forgotten genius of the 19th century was right all along.
This is what I made as apart of my MSc at Imperial College. It was subsequently published on the journal, Wild Culture.