Big Bang

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19940525]

NEW The great British gold rush of the 21st century, the maths behind computer dating and why space research is boldly going nowhere - Jez Nelson presents the first in an eight-part live magazine-style science series, bringing you the weird, the wacky and the worrying from the world of science and technology. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940525]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940529]

Jez Nelson reports on the wonderful world of science in the first of an eight-part magazine series.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940529]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940601]

Jez Nelson reports on the weird, the wacky and the worrying state of science and technology. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940605]

Jez Nelson with the weird and the wacky from the world of science and technology.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940608]

Jez Nelson with the weird, the wacky and the worrying from the world of science and technology. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940612]

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940615]

Jez Nelson presents the lively science magazine programme that covers all the latest in science and technology.

Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940619]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940622]

Jez Nelson presents the lively magazine programme that covers all the latest in science and technology. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940626]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940629]

Jez Nelson with the latest from the world of science and technology.

Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940703]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940706]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940710]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940713]

Jez Nelson with a final report on the weird, the wacky and the worrying from the world of science and technology. Producer Deborah Cohen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940713]

Producer: Deborah Cohen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940717]

Jez Nelson with the last in the series.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950111]

Jez Nelson returns with the switched-on science programme that combines location reports, features, live discussion and comic reviews to keep you up to date on the latest news. Producer Sue Broom

Repeated Sunday at 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950115]

New series The switched-on science programme. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950118]

The switched-on science programme for those who'd rather be switched-off. Presented by Jez Nelson.

Producer Sue Broom. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950118]

Presented By: Jez Nelson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950122]

Jez Nelson presents the switched-on science programme. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950125]

For the ultimate couch potato - Jez Nelson tries out a computer you control by your eyes only. Producer Toby Murcott

Repeated Sunday at 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950125]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Producer: Toby Murcott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950129]

Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950201]

Thousands have seen it and yet its existence remains a mystery. Big

Bang hunts ball lightning- a load of balls or scientific fact?

Presented by Jez Nelson.

Producer Toby Murcott. Rptd Sunday at 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950201]

Presented By: Jez Nelson.

Producer: Toby Murcott.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950205]

Jez Nelson tries out a computer you control using just your eyes. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950208]

Pill popping to increase your IQ - smart, dangerous or just a waste of money? Presented by Jez Nelson.

Producer Richard Aedy. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950208]

Presented By: Jez Nelson.

Producer: Richard Aedy.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950212]

A report on pills to increase your IQ. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950215]

Air bags as standard - not only on modern cars but in spider's webs and the spiders have been installing them for 180 million years. Presented by Jez Nelson.

Producer Richard Aedy. Rptd Sunday 9,30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950215]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950219]

A look at air bags - in modern cars and spiders' webs. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950222]

Life is a slippery slope without friction. This week, Jez Nelson gets to grips with a force we're still learning about. Producer Richard Aedy

Repeated Sunday at 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950222]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Producer: Richard Aedy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950226]

Jez Nelson gets to grips with friction. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950301]

Jez Nelson presents the last in the switched-on science series.

Producer Richard Aedy. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950301]

Producer: Richard Aedy.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950305]

Jez Nelson presents the last in the switched-on science series. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950322]

Jez Nelson sets a team of scientists -

Professor Heinz Wolff , Professor

Frank Close and Dr Sue Blackmore - against Teresa Gorman (MP and former biology teacher),

Phil Hammond (doctor and part of the comedy duo Struck Off and Die) and Graeme Garden (writer, comic and doctor) in a special quiz for Science Week.

Producer Sue Broom. Rptd Sunday at 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950322]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Unknown: Professor Heinz Wolff

Unknown: Frank Close

Unknown: Dr Sue Blackmore

Unknown: Teresa Gorman

Unknown: Phil Hammond

Unknown: Graeme Garden

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950326]

Jez Nelson hosts a special quiz for Science Week. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950814]

Jez Nelson returns with the science series and gets to grips with the pull of nature's most elusive force, gravity. Producer Adrian Washbourne

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950814]

Producer: Adrian Washbourne

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950828]

Jez Nelson investigates new developments in space travel. Producer Adrian Washboume

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950828]

Producer: Adrian Washboume

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950904]

A look at the versatility of breathing as Jez Nelson takes in a performance of the throat in Mozart's Clarinet Concerto. Producer Adrian Washboume

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950904]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Producer: Adrian Washboume

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950911]

Live from Newcastle, Jez Nelson previews a showcase of inventions at the British Association's Annual Festival of Science. Producer Adrian Washboume

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950911]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950918]

The key to prolonging life? Jez Nelson examines new research into aging genes and anti-aging drugs. Producer Adrian Washboume

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950918]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960318]

Jez Nelson begins a six-part series of the switched-on science programme. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960325]

The perfect dog and the perfect aerobics instructor, both creations of a programmer's imagination. Jez Nelson explores the bizarre world of researching the computer/human interface. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960401]

The switched-on science programme. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960408]

Jez Nelson listens to signals from outer space at the headquarters of the latest search for extra-terrestrial life. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960415]

Jez Nelson looks at the night shift in the brain while your body rests. Producer Sue Broom # Jez Nelson's Choice: page 11

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960422]

In the last of the series, Jez Nelson previews one of the music events of the year - the Brain Opera. Producer Sarah Johnson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960422]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Producer: Sarah Johnson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960722]

A new series of the science magazine kicks off with Jez Nelson flexing his muscles with creatures from down under and dextrously-challenged Ben Silburn wrestles with the science of left-handedness. Producer Paula McGrath

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960722]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Unknown: Ben Silburn

Producer: Paula McGrath

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960729]

Jez Nelson presents the science magazine. Featuring an unfair sporting advantage, the art and science of mutated insects, and words and music to paint the many colours of the mind. Producer Paula McGrath

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960729]

Producer: Paula McGrath

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960805]

Written and presented by Jez Nelson. How far can technology and the human body be pushed in the race to break the land speed record? Producer Paula McGrath

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960805]

Presented By: Jez Nelson.

Producer: Paula McGrath

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960812]

Jez Nelson looks behind the computer screen and follows up the appliance of science at the Edinburgh Festival. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960819]

Ants do it, bees do it, so why can't educated humans do it? Jez Nelson tackles the science of altruism. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960819]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960826]

In the last of the series, Jez Nelson reports on screaming plants. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960826]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970113]

Jez Nelson meets the man who allegedly found Martian life, and hears the new sound of virtual music. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970113]

Jez Nelson meets the man who allegedly found Martian life, and hears the new sound of virtual music. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970120]

Jez Nelson explores the art and science of mirrors. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970120]

Jez Nelson explores the art and science of mirrors. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970127]

The new science of helioseismology is allowing us to understand the sun and its activities more fully than ever before. Jez Nelson hears how the new data brings into question some of the traditionally held views on climate. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970127]

The new science of helioseismology is allowing us to understand the sun and its activities more fully than ever before. Jez Nelson hears how the new data brings into question some of the traditionally held views on climate. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970203]

Jez Nelson on new ways of dealing with stress. And a review of the new Star Wars film. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970203]

Jez Nelson on new ways of dealing with stress. And a review of the new Star Wars film. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970210]

Jez Nelson looks at the latest technology designed to find black holes in space. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970210]

Jez Nelson looks at the latest technology designed to find black holes in space. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970217]

In the last of the series, Jez Nelson considers the search for extraterrestrials. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970217]

In the last of the series, Jez Nelson considers the search for extraterrestrials. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970217]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970217]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970318]

Jez Nelson hosts a special programme looking at the events and issues of National Science Week. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970318]

Jez Nelson hosts a special programme looking at the events and issues of National Science Week. Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970707]

Jez Nelson returns with a six-part series of the programme that takes a walk on the wilder side of science. Producer Jim Clarke E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970707]

Jez Nelson returns with a six-part series of the programme that takes a walk on the wilder side of science. Producer Jim Clarke E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970707]

Producer: Jim Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970707]

Producer: Jim Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970714]

Jez Nelson presents the alternative science show, including a look at the largest atom smasher in North America. Producer Jim Clarke. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970714]

Jez Nelson presents the alternative science show, including a look at the largest atom smasher in North America. Producer Jim Clarke. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970714]

Producer: Jim Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970714]

Producer: Jim Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970721]

Jez Nelson presents the alternative science show. Producer Jim Clarke E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970721]

Jez Nelson presents the alternative science show. Producer Jim Clarke E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970721]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970721]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970728]

The alternative science show. Jez Nelson attempts interplanetary travel with a roomful of tomato plants and a mini-oven. Producer Jim Clarke E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970728]

The alternative science show. Jez Nelson attempts interplanetary travel with a roomful of tomato plants and a mini-oven. Producer Jim Clarke E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970728]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970728]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970804]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970804]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970804]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970804]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970811]

In the last of six programmes on science, Jez Nelson reports on a volcanic eruption beneath the waves. Producer Jim Clarke E-MAIL: scirad<a>bbc. co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970811]

In the last of six programmes on science, Jez Nelson reports on a volcanic eruption beneath the waves. Producer Jim Clarke E-MAIL: scirad<a>bbc. co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970811]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Producer: Jim Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970811]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Producer: Jim Clarke

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971229]

In the first of a six-part series of the alternative science show, Jez Nelson looks at the tallest building, the worst astronomers and explosive rocks. Producer Sue Broom. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971229]

In the first of a six-part series of the alternative science show, Jez Nelson looks at the tallest building, the worst astronomers and explosive rocks. Producer Sue Broom. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971229]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971229]
B0119970707

Jez Nelson returns with the six-part series that takes a walk on the wilder side of science.

B0119970707

Jez Nelson returns with the six-part series that takes a walk on the wilder side of science.

B0219970714

Jez Nelson presents the alternative science show, including a look at the largest atom smasher in North America.

B0219970714

Jez Nelson presents the alternative science show, including a look at the largest atom smasher in North America.

B0319970721

Jez Nelson presents the alternative science show.

B0319970721

Jez Nelson presents the alternative science show.

B0419970728

The alternative science show.

Jez Nelson attempts interplanetary travel with a roomful of tomato plants and a mini-oven.

B0419970728

The alternative science show.

Jez Nelson attempts interplanetary travel with a roomful of tomato plants and a mini-oven.

B0519970804
B0519970804
B06 LAST19970811

In the last of the six-part series on science, Jez Nelson reports from the US on a volcanic eruption beneath the waves.

B06 LAST19970811

In the last of the six-part series on science, Jez Nelson reports from the US on a volcanic eruption beneath the waves.

C0119980105

The alternative science show.

In the second of six programmes, Jez Nelson looks at the physics of the avalanche.

C0119980105

The alternative science show.

In the second of six programmes, Jez Nelson looks at the physics of the avalanche.

C0219980112

The alternative science show.

In the third of six programmes, Jez Nelson investigates new ways to look at the heart.

C0219980112

The alternative science show.

In the third of six programmes, Jez Nelson investigates new ways to look at the heart.

C0319980119

The alternative science show.

Jez Nelson looks at some new learning tools for children.

C0319980119

The alternative science show.

Jez Nelson looks at some new learning tools for children.

C0419980126

In this edition of the alternative science show, Jez Nelson looks at some of the less obvious routes of evolution.

C0419980126

In this edition of the alternative science show, Jez Nelson looks at some of the less obvious routes of evolution.

C0519980202

In this edition of the alternative science show, Jez Nelson reports on the competition which hopes to define post-postmodern ARCHITECTure.

C0519980202

In this edition of the alternative science show, Jez Nelson reports on the competition which hopes to define post-postmodern ARCHITECTure.