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Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince


What Makes Science a Science?

July 15th, 2013

Episode 79 of 145 episodes

What Makes a Science a Science? Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by "Bad Science" author Ben Goldacre, neuroscientist Sophie Scott and broadcaster Evan Davis to ask what makes a science, a science. They'll be asking whether the scientific method can be applied to topics such as history and politics, and whether subjects like economics and social sciences qualify as science at all.