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The Life Scientific

By BBC Radio 4

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Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires and motivates them and asking what their discoveries might do for mankind

Customer Reviews


Thoughtful and interesting. The host moves at a nice pace, touching on a wide enough variety of ideas to keep it interesting, while giving each topic enough time to convey a satisfactory understanding of his guest's message. Looking forward to hearing more.


The interviewer is understated, and lets the scientists talk. Learn something with each new episode.

Interviews with prominent scientists

These interviews are well-chosen and sensitively managed. I learn something new and often useful every time.