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The team behind The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine investigate unexplained phenomenon with the help of expert guests.

Mysteries of Science Fun Kids

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.4 • 47 Ratings

The team behind The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine investigate unexplained phenomenon with the help of expert guests.

    Is your computer smarter than you?

    Is your computer smarter than you?

    You might have heard of something called AI – which stands for Artificial intelligence.

    Smart machines have featured in a lot of movies and popped up in the news lately but what is it exactly? How does it work? And could computers become so smart that they could do everything for us humans? 

     
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    • 21 min
    Is luck real?

    Is luck real?

    What’s considered lucky might be different depending on where you live and who you are. But what is luck exactly and does luck actually exist? Or is it just something we’ve made up?

    Two top professors and famous illusionist Derren Brown tackle whether luck is real or not...

     
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    • 22 min
    Is time travel possible?

    Is time travel possible?

    For many of us, what we know about time travel comes from stories, whether those be books, films or TV shows where characters go from the present to the past to the future and then back again. But is it possible to time travel outside the world of fiction?

    Tim Peake, Karen Inglis and Ron Mallett sit down with Stevie and Michael to find out whether time travel is possible... 
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    • 20 min
    Your mysteries answered

    Your mysteries answered

    Why do flies eat poo? Why, when I touch something, do my atoms not merge with the object? Are we living in a computer simulation?

    All season we've been trying to answer the top mysteries that have baffled scientists for centuries. Now, we're answering yours! 

    Ask a question of your own at FunKidsLive.com/mysteries and you could be in the next season of Mysteries of Science!

    This episode might finish Season 3 but it doesn't spell the end of Mysteries of Science.

    We'll be back soon and looking at more of the most mind bending stuff in the universe. 

    Mysteries of Science is a fortnightly podcast created by The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine and Fun Kids.

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    • 20 min
    Shapeshifters

    Shapeshifters

    Fantasy creatures that can morph and change their shape, size and appearance are known as shapeshifters... Creatures like werewolves, vampires, and even the Incredible Hulk are examples of this.

    Shapeshifting is something that’s captured the human imagination for centuries – with many classic stories about shapeshifting creatures – some real and others imaginary. 

    But is it actually possible? And if so, how? 

    Mysteries of Science is a multi-award-winning, fortnightly podcast created by The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine and Fun Kids.

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    • 23 min
    Children raised by animals

    Children raised by animals

    You might be familiar with the story of Tarzan or Romulus and Remus, the children who founded Rome. 

    But did you know there are also real-life stories of children being raised by animals?

    That’s our mystery today – we're going to investigate these tales of so-called 'feral children' and find out whether or not it would actually be possible to be raised by animals.

    Mysteries of Science is a multi-award-winning, fortnightly podcast created by The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine and Fun Kids.

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    • 24 min

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47 Ratings

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