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A superconducting bulk hovers above a figure of eight track
Wednesday 27th Nov 2019, 12.30pm

Where is my hoverboard?

According to the much-loved 'Back to the Future' franchise, we should all be zipping around on hoverboards by now. As we come to terms with our disappointment that they STILL haven't hit the...

Photo of construction site - Thames Tideway Tunnel project
Wednesday 13th Nov 2019, 12.30pm

How do you build a super sewer?

What do you do when a city outgrows its 150 year old sewer system? Build a super sewer of course! Join University of Oxford engineer Dr Brian Sheil as we go underground, and learn how his...

Bat photograph
Wednesday 30th Oct 2019, 12.30pm

Are bats superheroes or villains?

The Big Questions podcast is back with a new series, and we start with a special Halloween edition! Join University of Oxford evolutionary virologist Emilia Skirmuntt as we learn all about the...

Why are athletes using ketones?
Wednesday 19th Jun 2019, 09.00am

Why are athletes using ketones?

It’s considered one of the hardest athletic challenges. 21 day-long stages covering around 3,500 kilometres (2,200 miles) - it’s the Tour De France.

A Tour de France rider will burn enough...