BBC Radio 4 - Every Tuesday (for 24 weeks of the year) at 09:00 The Life Scientific

Each week, Professor Jim Al-Khalili invites a leading scientist to tell us about their life and work. He?ll talk to Nobel laureates as well as the next generation of beautiful minds to find out what i

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BBC Radio 4 - 2017 In Our Time: Maths in the Early Islamic World

Jim is a regular guest panellist on Melvyn Bragg?s In Our Time on BBC Radio 4.

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BBC Radio 4 - 2015 The Beauty of Equations

Jim al-Khalili was sitting in a physics lecture at the University of Surrey when he suddenly understood the power of equations to describe and predict the physical world. He recalls that sadly his ent

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BBC Radio 3 - 2015 Free Thinking - The Rules of Good Science

Science progresses by breaking the rules of the past. New observations need new theories to explain them. Einstein's Theory of Relativity made sense of observations that Newton's Laws of Motion could

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BBC Radio 4 - 2015 Too Old to Be a Genius

Jim Al-Khalili is old. Well, not that old. He's 53. But when you consider that the average age to win a Nobel Prize in physics is 55, he hasn't got long to make his big discovery.

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