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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Epochs and climate change perceptions

Updated Tuesday 27th January 2015

This week, BBC Inside Science explores epochs and climate change, 

In BBC Inside Science, Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

On this week's programme:

Climate change perceptions: The team look at a new study examining how the extreme floods of 2014 have altered people’s perception of climate change.
Eyes on the sea: More on a new satellite observation to track illegal fishing.
Epochs: The Anthropocene – a new geological epoch? When should we mark it as having begun – and what makes for a good Anthropocene?
Organelles and membranes: The big evolutionary jump from prokaryotes to multicellular eukaryotic organisms – a new theory which is testable to account for the presence of organelles and membranes inside the cell. 
Want to share your views on any of the topics discussed in the programme? Use the comments function on this page or talk about the programme on Twitter using the #insidescience hashtag. 

Listen to Inside Science

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday29 January at 16:30 to listen to this week's programme. More information and a link to listen again later will be available from the BBC's Inside Science pages.


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