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Drawing out the facts, the Naked Science Scrapbook brings a visual dimension to the world's most mysterious science.

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    • 4.2 • 23 Ratings

Drawing out the facts, the Naked Science Scrapbook brings a visual dimension to the world's most mysterious science.

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    Where Does the Solar System End? - Science Scrapbook 13.11.12

    Where Does the Solar System End? - Science Scrapbook 13.11.12

    Launched in 1977 to study the Solar system's gas giant planets, Voyager 1 is still operating. But now it's so far away that the Solar wind has weakened and a deluge of cosmic particles from intergalactic space is assailing it. Now interstellar space awaits. But where does the Solar system end and this new frontier begin?

    • 2 min
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    What is the Higgs boson? - Science Scrapbook 13.10.07

    What is the Higgs boson? - Science Scrapbook 13.10.07

    Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have found evidence of a new fundamental particle, that could be the much sought-after Higgs boson. In this Naked Science Scrapbook we find out what a Higgs boson actually is, and why finding it could help us understand the structure of the universe a little bit better...

    • 5 min
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    How do Nerves Carry Information? - Science Scrapbook 13.10.04

    How do Nerves Carry Information? - Science Scrapbook 13.10.04

    What do nerve cells look like, how do they carry information, and how does one nerve connect and communicate with another nerve? Find out in this spine-tingling Naked Science Scrapbook episode...

    • 6 min
    • video
    How do we use Microbes to make Biohydrogen? - Science Scrapbook 12.08.16

    How do we use Microbes to make Biohydrogen? - Science Scrapbook 12.08.16

    Hydrogen could be a key clean fuel of the future, powering cars, planes and technology. The challenge facing us before we can switch to this energy-dense fuel has been to produce it cleanly and efficiently. Now a team at the University of Birmingham have developed a way of harnessing the power of microbes to make it for us...

    • 5 min
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    How does the Internet work? - Science Scrapbook 12.07.30

    How does the Internet work? - Science Scrapbook 12.07.30

    Whether you're watching a YouTube video, downloading an email, buying a birthday present or linking up with friends online, you're sending data across the Internet. But how does "the web" actually work, and what lies behind it? Here, in this Naked Science Scrapbook episode supported by 4D Data Centres, all is revealed...

    • 5 min
    • video
    What is a fungus? - Science Scrapbook 12.05.25

    What is a fungus? - Science Scrapbook 12.05.25

    Fungi are a biologically important, and often overlooked Kingdom of organisms. In this Naked Science Scrapbook we find out what a fungus actually is, how they live and how they cause and fight disease. Plus we see that many of our favourite meals wouldn't be the same without them.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Monster9106 ,

Great quick info

I agree with Nick. The pace is great! Jam packed with info in a short amount of time. Looking forward to future casts!

Saj in ny ,

please make more

I miss these

Yoshupotsu ,

Good stuff and balanced

Very good science presented on an acessible format for all ages. Also has solid scientific content that is not glossed over or dumbed down. Amusing, interesting, informative, and even an accent! Love it.

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