Question of the Week, from the Naked Scientists

Question of the Week, from the Naked Scientists

Dr Chris Smith

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Each week we set out to solve one of the world's weirdest, wackiest, funniest and funkiest scientific puzzles. And along with the answer there's a brand new question to think about for next time...
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Each week we set out to solve one of the world's weirdest, wackiest, funniest and funkiest scientific puzzles. And along with the answer there's a brand new question to think about for next time...
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Would a body left in spac...

12 Oct 2021 | 04 mins 45 secs

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12 Oct 2021 | 04 mins 45 secs

Why do we keep catching t...

05 Oct 2021 | 03 mins 20 secs

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05 Oct 2021 | 03 mins 20 secs

Do frogs get itchy?

20 Sep 2021 | 04 mins 10 secs

Do frogs get itchy?

20 Sep 2021 | 04 mins 10 secs

What happens to light's l...

13 Sep 2021 | 04 mins 03 secs

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13 Sep 2021 | 04 mins 03 secs

How long before the food ...

06 Sep 2021 | 03 mins 29 secs

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06 Sep 2021 | 03 mins 29 secs

What proportion of the br...

16 Aug 2021 | 03 mins 22 secs

What proportion of t...

16 Aug 2021 | 03 mins 22 secs

Why do ladybirds have var...

09 Aug 2021 | 02 mins 57 secs

Why do ladybirds hav...

09 Aug 2021 | 02 mins 57 secs

Is lava wet?

02 Aug 2021 | 03 mins 07 secs

Is lava wet?

02 Aug 2021 | 03 mins 07 secs

Why don't dogs get hairba...

19 Jul 2021 | 03 mins 45 secs

Why don't dogs get h...

19 Jul 2021 | 03 mins 45 secs

If heat rises, why is it ...

12 Jul 2021 | 03 mins 17 secs

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12 Jul 2021 | 03 mins 17 secs

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05 Jul 2021 | 03 mins 43 secs

Could bagpipes help ...

05 Jul 2021 | 03 mins 43 secs

Why do crocodiles have su...

23 Jun 2021 | 03 mins 18 secs

Why do crocodiles ha...

23 Jun 2021 | 03 mins 18 secs

Will a can in the ocean f...

14 Jun 2021 | 03 mins 46 secs

Will a can in the oc...

14 Jun 2021 | 03 mins 46 secs

Is every snowflake unique...

07 Jun 2021 | 03 mins 50 secs

Is every snowflake u...

07 Jun 2021 | 03 mins 50 secs

Can overcooking junk food...

24 May 2021 | 03 mins 18 secs

Can overcooking junk...

24 May 2021 | 03 mins 18 secs