The Science Hour

BBC World Service

The Science Hour

Science news and highlights of the week

  • Deliberately doomed dart

    November 28, 2021

    Deliberately doomed dart

  • The end for coal power?

    November 21, 2021

    The end for coal power?

  • Bambi got Covid

    November 14, 2021

    Bambi got Covid

  • Jet fuel from thin air

    November 7, 2021

    Jet fuel from thin air

  • Can we still avoid climate catastrophe?

    October 31, 2021

    Can we still avoid climate catastrophe?

  • Red blood cells’ surprising immune function

    October 24, 2021

    Red blood cells’ surprising immune function

  • Wetlands under attack

    October 15, 2021

    Wetlands under attack

  • Youngest rock samples from the moon

    October 10, 2021

    Youngest rock samples from the moon

  • Drug resistant malaria found in East Africa

    October 3, 2021

    Drug resistant malaria found in East Africa

  • New evidence for SARS-CoV-2’s origin in bats

    September 26, 2021

    New evidence for SARS-CoV-2’s origin in bats

  • Ebola can remain dormant for five years

    September 19, 2021

    Ebola can remain dormant for five years

  • Keep most fossil fuel in ground to meet 1.5 degree goal

    September 12, 2021

    Keep most fossil fuel in ground to meet 1.5 degree goal

  • Methane - a climate solution?

    August 15, 2021

    Methane - a climate solution?

  • Record-shattering weather

    August 8, 2021

    Record-shattering weather

  • Insects in incredible detail

    July 4, 2021

    Insects in incredible detail

  • Nyiragongo Eruption

    May 29, 2021

    Nyiragongo Eruption

  • Robot revolution

    May 23, 2021

    Robot revolution

  • Covid and clean air

    May 16, 2021

    Covid and clean air

  • Africa’s oldest burial

    May 9, 2021

    Africa’s oldest burial

  • Uncovering history with Little Foot's skull

    March 7, 2021

    Uncovering history with Little Foot's skull

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