15 Best BBC Science Podcasts

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BBC Science Podcasts

Here are 15 Best BBC Science Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Science In Action

Science In Action London, England, UK
The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
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61.1M 40.6M 179.2K 1 episode / day Avg Length 29 min
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2. CrowdScience

CrowdScience London, England, UK
We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.
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59.8M 40.6M 1 episode / week Avg Length 30 min
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3. Just One Thing - with Michael Mosley

Just One Thing - with Michael Mosley London, England, UK
If time is tight, what's the one thing that you should be doing to improve your health and wellbeing? Michael Mosley reveals surprisingly simple t...op tips that are scientifically proven to change your life.more
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915.8K 533.4K 15.5K 1 episode / week Avg Length 20 min
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4. BBC Inside Science

BBC Inside Science London, England, UK
A weekly programme that illuminates the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
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916K 533.4K 1 episode / day Avg Length 30 min
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5. Unexpected Elements

Unexpected Elements London, England, UK
The news you know, the science you don't. Unexpected Elements looks beyond everyday narratives to discover a goldmine of scientific stories and connec...tions from around the globe. From Afronauts, to why we argue, to a deep dive on animal lifespans: see the world in a new way.more
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7.3M 551.9K 347.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 51 min
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6. Sliced Bread

Sliced Bread London, England, UK
The series investigates the latest ad-hyped products and trending fads promising to make us healthier, happier, and greener. Are they really 'the ...best thing since sliced bread'? Science presenter Greg Foot finds out. Greg speaks to experts on a bunk-busting mission to test the latest consumer trends chosen by listeners. Do they live up to the hype? Or are they just marketing BS? Greg chats to the experts, dives into the data, performs tests, and crunches the numbers before putting his findings back to the listener so they can decide if it's worth spending their hard-earned money on.more
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926.6K 533.4K 21.7K 4 episodes / month Avg Length 26 min
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7. The Life Scientific

The Life Scientific London, England, UK
Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires and motivates them and asking what their dis...coveries might do for us in the futuremore
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915.9K 533.4K 15.5K 8 episodes / quarter Avg Length 29 min
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8. The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry

The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry London, England, UK
Science sleuths Dr Adam Rutherford and Dr Hannah Fry investigate everyday mysteries sent by listeners.
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926.6K 533.4K 21.7K 4 episodes / year Avg Length 30 min
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9. Scientifically...

Scientifically... London, England, UK
The home of the best science programmes from BBC Radio 4, from the ingenuity behind everyday objects to the biggest questions facing our planet. Relea...sed weekly, this podcast is introduced by Dr. Alex Lathbridge.more
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916K 533.4K 15.5K
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10. The Big Green Money Show

The Big Green Money Show Dragon's Den's Deborah Meaden talks to some of the world's biggest business names about the biggest problem facing the planet: climate cha...nge.more
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11 episodes / year Avg Length 48 min
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11. 28ish Days Later

28ish Days Later What do you really know about the menstrual cycle? India Rakusen explores the whole bloody story, discovering facts that could change your life. Perio...ds are just the beginning.more
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BBC Science Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering BBC Science. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
BBC World Service bbc.co.uk 18
BBC Radio 4 bbc.co.uk 16
Mark Adams spreaker.com/show/shipwrecked-comatose-a-red-dwarf-pod 60
We Made This spreaker.com/show/shipwrecked-comatose-a-red-dwarf-pod 23
Bryan (shammer) podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/grayman 4
Ben W ieltspodcast.com 2
Immediate Media podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/instant-genius/id1296673906 2
Marketplace / Kai Ryssdal And Kimberly Adams marketplace.org/shows/make-me-smart 2
Bbc Radio bbc.co.uk/sounds/series/p05299nl 1
Bbc World Service bbc.co.uk/programmes/w13xtvb6/episodes/player 1
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