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CrowdScience

CrowdScience

25 Episodes By BBC World Service www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04d42r...
We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.
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What gives clouds their shapes?
What are the clouds like where you are? When you loo... more
Dec 2 2022 29m
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How do we behave in crowds?
As someone who dislikes crowds, listener Graham is c... more
Nov 25 2022 26m
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Why don’t we fall out of bed when we’re asleep?
Why don’t we fall out of bed when we’re asleep? That... more
Nov 18 2022 33m
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Where do we go when the seas rise?
After learning how long it will take the Earth's ice... more
Nov 11 2022 36m
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How long before all the ice melts?
We know the Earth's atmosphere is warming and it's t... more
Nov 4 2022 32m
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When does weather change become climate change?
Record-breaking heatwaves swept across the Earth’s n... more
Oct 28 2022 34m
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Why can't I change my accent?
Why do some people pick up accents without even tryi... more
Oct 21 2022 28m
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How is mental health being supported in Africa?
One in every eight people live with a mental health ... more
Oct 14 2022 26m
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Why am I gay?
Human sexuality comes in many forms, from exclusivel... more
Oct 7 2022 35m
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Why are fish fish-shaped?
There are over 30,000 species of fish – that’s more ... more
Sep 30 2022 32m
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Why don’t some things burn?
Crowdscience listener Alix has a burning question - ... more
Sep 23 2022 28m
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Is there a language of laughter?
Laugh and the world laughs with you, or so you might... more
Sep 16 2022 27m
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Can animals count?
Mathematics and our ability to describe the world in... more
Sep 10 2022 31m
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What happens to insects in the winter?
When CrowdScience listener Eric spotted a few gnats ... more
Sep 2 2022 40m
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What is white?
Have you ever wondered why waterfalls appear white w... more
Aug 19 2022 28m
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Can smells fill you up?
Imagine waking up to the smell of freshly baked brea... more
Aug 15 2022 33m
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Are humans naturally clean and tidy?
From dumping raw sewage into rivers to littering the... more
Aug 5 2022 28m
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Why is this song stuck in my head?
You have probably experienced an ‘earworm’ - a catch... more
Jul 22 2022 32m
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Are viruses the key to fighting infections?
We are running out of ammunition against certain inf... more
Jul 15 2022 32m
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Are artistic brains different?
Artists can conjure up people, cities, landscapes an... more
Jul 8 2022 35m
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What is healthy hair?
Hair is an important part of our identities – straig... more
Jul 1 2022 33m
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Can we get better at accepting death?
Death is inevitable, though many of us would rather ... more
Jun 24 2022 34m
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What is a quantum computer?
Every year, new computers are being developed that a... more
Jun 17 2022 31m
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Human v Machine
Humans can walk for miles, solve problems and form c... more
Jun 10 2022 31m
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Why do bright lights make me sneeze?
This week’s CrowdScience is dedicated to bodily flui... more
Jun 3 2022 37m
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