Mysteries of Science

The team behind The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine investigate unexplained phenomenon with the help of expert guests.

The team behind The Week Junior’s Science+Nature magazine investigate unexplained phenomenon with the help of expert guests.

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Talking animals and dinosaurs coming back to life (Your mysteries answered)

It’s the end of Season 5 of Mysteries of Science and we’ve had a blast! In this final episode, the team answer mysteries you are desperate to know the answers to… See for privacy information.

Weird Weather

Meteorologist Kirsty McCabe and author Tamsin Mori sit down with Michael and Stevie to talk about weird weather. From lightning that looks like carrots to the perfect conditions for rainbow spotting, we’re asking ‘why is the weather so weird?’ See omny…

Do you have a double?

Do you have a lookalike – someone that looks just like you, but isn’t actually you? In this episode of Mysteries of Science, we’re exploring doppelgängers: people who look remarkably alike!See for privacy information.

Was King Arthur a real person?

You’ve heard the legends — of the sword in the stone and the Knights of the Round Table — but how much of that is fact? Dan and Michael investigate the legend of King Arthur. See for privacy information.

Quantum Weirdness

Stevie and Michael are entering the realm of quantum physics in this episode of Mysteries of Science! It’s all to celebrate the release of the new Ant-Man film.
But what exactly is ‘quantum physics’ anyway?See for privacy infor…

Mountains of The Deep

Deep beneath the ocean exist vast mountain ranges, some of which are bigger than the ones above water!
To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 10th 2023), we’re looking at one very special person – Marie Tharp – and her …

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…

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…

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…