Mysteries of Science

The Abominable Snowman

Stories of wild giants living in the snow are part of growing up in the mountains. There’s a good chance you’ve heard these stories too; tales of large bipedal creatures (an animal that walks on two legs) living within the foothills of the Himalayan mo…

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Humans’ secret superpower

Humans. We’re everywhere! But how did we become the most advanced species on the planet and what is it about humankind that makes us stand out from the rest?
Dan and Michael investigate in a brand new season of Mysteries of Science.See omnystudio.com/…

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Christmas Bonus episode: How? What? Why? Expert Answers to Crazy Questions Live at Cheltenham Literature Festival

Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Isabel Thomas, and Peter Gallivan answer some crazy questions live on stage at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2022, in this bonus Christmas edition of Mysteries of Science.
See you in the new year for a BRAND NEW SERIES of Myster…

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Your Mysteries: Chicken or the egg, wormholes, and more

What came first, the chicken or the egg? It’s a question that’s puzzled people for centuries – including you! Dan and Michael sit down and answer some of your biggest mysteries of 2023. 
Do you have a mystery for us? Tell us at FunKidsLive.com and you…

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Inside the pyramids

They’re the most recognisable symbols of Ancient Egypt and the only ancient wonder still in existence. Although some of the secrets of the pyramids have been unearthed, the Great Pyramid still holds many mysteries…
Dan and Stevie chat to some top Egyp…

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Climate change

Right now, world leaders are gathering in Egypt at the COP27 climate conference to discuss what can be done about climate change… 
The planet’s environment is changing and the safe conditions in which we can live are at risk. But what is climate cha…

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Ghost busting

Halloween’s upon us and that means lots of creepy, spooky goings on… right?
Michael and Stevie chat to Chris French and paranormal investigator Yvette Fielding about the supernatural world and whether or not ghosts actually exist… See omnystudio.c…

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Looking for Atlantis

Atlantis. Just saying the name fills you with a sense of adventure. But where is it? And could a city really have sunk without a trace?
Michael and Dan go looking for Atlantis with the help of Cinzia and David… See omnystudio.com/listener for privac…

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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…

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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…

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