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5 Live Science Podcast

BBC Radio 5 live

5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.


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Latest Episodes

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20 days ago


4.6 out of 5 stars from 749 ratings
  • Well researched and entertaining

    Love the show. Please do keep up the great work. Perhaps take a look at the latest episode of 20th February, it seems to be a jumble of a new and old episode.

    Apple Podcasts
    Ireland3 months ago
  • Not what it was.

    Long gone are the days when I would jump on this podcast the moment it was released. The old presenters brought character and humour to the podcast and made it an easy fun listen. I would pick up and retain so much information. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom5 months ago
  • Terrible quiz.

    Jason L
    5 months ago
  • Slow mo

    Three pin plug, come on Chris, you are supposed to be a scientist, get your house fitted with a 7 kw car charger and charge at 5p per kwh overnight. (Or are you trying to save the fossill fuel industry by using their publicity, Robert will have to re-educate you.. it's 4 amps per kilowatt...) more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom9 months ago
  • No Dr Karl :-(

    Why isn’t Dr Karl on anymore? :-(

    Apple Podcasts
    Australia10 months ago

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