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Question of the Week, from the Naked Scientists
Each week we set out to solve one of the world's weirdest, wackiest, funniest and funkiest scientific puzzles. And along with the answer there's a brand new question to think about for next time...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.3 stars from 42 ratings
Too many adverts
Too many adverts. Same ones over and over. Q&As are interesting but hearing more ads than science
Bilko2424 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/03/21
Meh
Not a fan
lifelongplot via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 02/05/20
Brilliant
An excellent and interesting listen.
Pillowpants4life! via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/10/13
Recent Episodes
This week, Phil Sansom has been thinking deeply - or rather, sinking deeply - about this question from listener Richard. "Will a can of soda dropped in the ocean sink until it implodes, or float once it reaches equilibrium?" Here's the answer, with help from the Cambridge Science Centre's Mia...
Published 06/14/21
This week, Charlotte Birkmanis is chilling out, as she answers Alan's cool question: "I have heard it said many times that no two snowflakes are the same. Given the billions and billions of them that have fallen to Earth, this really does seem unlikely. Since nobody has looked at them all, would...
Published 06/07/21
This week, we're turning up the heat, as Adam Murphy's been looking into Kelvin's question: "We are told not to overcook our vegetables because this kills the nutrients. Now if that's the case, why don't we just overcook the food we enjoy and not run the risk of putting on weight?" Like this...
Published 05/24/21
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