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The Sky at Night - Jupiter: Weather and Moons

The revamped Sky at Night - on BBC4. The team looks at why Jupiter has such extraordinary weather. Helen appears as guest presenter discussing the atmosphere of Jupiter. First broadcast 9 February 2014.

Dara O'Briain's Science Club - a second series

Science ClubDara O’Briain hosts another 6 episodes of Science Club for BBC2. Accompanied by his regular team of Professor Mark Miodownik, Dr Helen Czerski and science journalist Alok Jha, along with some of the world’s most eminent scientists, Dara explores the ground-breaking ideas that are changing the world we live in. First broadcast 25 July 2013.

The Secret Life of the Sun - BBC2

Secret Life of the SunKate Humble and Helen reveal the inner workings of our very own star. It's more active now that it's been for a decade, sending eruptions of super-heated plasma and vast waves of radiation towards our planet - with the potential to disrupt our lives in dramatic ways.
First broadcast on BBC2, on 25 June 2013.

POP! The Science of Bubbles - April 2013, on BBC4

Science ClubHelen presents a BBC4 programme all about the science of bubbles.
Bubbles may seem to be just fun toys, but they are also powerful tools that push back the boundaries of science. From the way animals behave to the way drinks taste, Helen shows how bubbles affect our world in all sorts of unexpected ways. The programme was first broadcast on 9 April 2013.

Dara O'Briain's Science Club

Science ClubA six-part science magazine programme hosted by Dara O'Briain started on 6 November 2012 on BBC2. He was joined by materials scientist and engineer Mark Miodownik, neuroscientist Tali Sharot, journalist Alok Jha, and Helen Czerski. Helen was looking at "Cutting Edge" science projects for this series.

BBC2 Programme: Operation IcebergHelen with Cryoconite holes

In this 2-part programme, Operation Iceberg, Helen, Chris Packham, Andy Torbet, and Chris Van Tulleken join a team of scientists as they investigate the birth, life and death of icebergs. They were on the ice and at sea for six weeks, investigating the science of glaciers, how glaciers produce icebergs and why icebergs matter for our polar regions. It was an amazing expedition, connecting many strands of polar science and involving plenty of ice adventures. Filming took place in July and August 2012. See the videos, photos and diaries of the filming of Operation Iceberg. First broadcast 30 October and 1 November 2012.
You can track the progress of the Petermann Ice Island here.

BBC Radio4 - Museum of Curiosity

Prof John Lloyd and the museum's curator Jimmy Carr, with guests Sean Hughes, Dr Irving Finkel, and Helen Czerski. Helen donated a bubble. Broadcast on 29 October, and 4 November.

BBC2 Horizon programme "The Transit of Venus"

Horizon television programme about the transit of Venus which occurred during the early morning of 6 June 2012. Helen co-presented with Liz Bonnin and Lucie Green, and she covered the science of the Venusian atmosphere. Broadcast on 5 June.

BBC2 "Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey"

BBC TV"Orbit" is the set of three programmes which explore the relationship between the Earth's orbit and the weather. Filming took place throughout the whole of 2011, and the programmes were broadcast in March 2012.
Available on BBC iPlayer. You can order a copy of the BBC DVD at the BBC Shop.

Samples "Behind the scenes shooting" and "Joy of Snow".

Helen’s '23 degrees' blog from "Orbit: Earth’s Extraordinary Journey"

BBC2 Stargazing Challenges

Blue Peter science feature: BBC2 Stargazing Challenges. Broadcast originally in January 2012 and again in October 2012.

Rhode Island television - USA

Fox TV

During her time in the USA Helen continued to produce professional videos, and was a guest scientist on The Rhode Show, explaining her research on bubbles and usually finishing with a demonstration involving a large bottle of soda water that soaked everyone within range.




Blue PeterBlue Peter

The Institute of Physics invited Helen to help launch "Einstein Year" in 2005, to explain the physics of the 'Einstein Flip', a daring stunt performed by BMX cyclist Ben Wallace. Ben and Helen subsequently appeared on BBC's Blue Peter programme where Ben repeated the stunt for a TV audience.


Scrapheap Challenge

welly flinging device Helen's first brief TV appearance was as captain of a three woman team competing in ITV's Scrapheap Challenge. They built a welly-flinging device but didn't win.