In BBC Inside Science, Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
This week, a look at the ice wall that Japan intends to build around the Fukushima nuclear plant to prevent the radioactive leaks that have happened since the tsunami in 2011. We'll also hear a discussion about the merits of school science practicals—are they still a useful way to teach science? Martian menus also feature. Can we invent dishes that can be cooked on the red planet? Lastly, we gaze into the world of eye tracking equipment.
Listen to Inside Science
Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 5 September 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.