BBC Science in Action

Science in Action

New developments in science and science news from around the world, weekly from BBC World Service.
Weekly English United Kingdom Science
2 Episodes

Destination Asteroid Apophis

There’s an update from asteroid expert Patrick Michel about the European Space Agency’s Rapid Apophis Mission for Space Safety. The ESA have received permission to begin preparatory work for the planetary defence mission which will rendezvous with the asteroid Apophis, that will be passing by the Earth on Friday, April…
18 Jul 35 min

Hurricane Beryl’s trail of destruction

The 2024 north Atlantic hurricane season has started with a bang, with Hurricane Beryl traversing the whole ocean, and leaving a trail of destruction across the Caribbean, into Mexico and Texas. Presenter Roland Pease speaks to climate expert Michael Mann of Pennsylvania University about this hurricane season and the role…
11 Jul 31 min