See how three writers, three scientists and two broadcasters answering six basic scientific questions, and their answers appear to confirm the arts/science divide.
John O'Farrell Writer Author, broadcaster and comedy scriptwriter.
Iain Stewart Geologist Stewart presents a new TV series, Earth: The Biography, this autumn.
Will Self Writer Novelist, short-story writer, critic and broadcaster.
Susan Greenfield Scientist Author of several popular science books about the brain.
Kirsty Wark Broadcaster Political journalist and presenter of BBC2's Newsnight.
Marina Warner Writer Novelist, critic and cultural historian, in particular of female myths.
Robert Winston Scientist Human fertility expert and science TV presenter.
Daisy Goodwin TV presenter TV producer and presenter, editor of several poetry anthologies.
Q: Why does salt dissolve in water? Q: Roughly how old is the earth? Q: What happens when you turn on a light? Q: Is a clone the same as a twin? Q: Why is the sky blue? Q: What is the Second Law of Thermodynamics?