Interviews about Earth Science

Interviews about geology, palaeontology, archaeology, atmospheric science, climate, climate change and meteorology...

24 March 2020

A chance discovery of a near-complete skull is the oldest yet example of a modern-looking, toothless bird...

23 March 2020

Whales get stranded on beaches - and seem to do it more when there's radio interference coming off the sun...

17 March 2020

What happens when an ecosystem is past its tipping point?

05 March 2020

Time for the ultimate face-off to win our Big Brains of the Month award...

05 March 2020

Before we get into the questions, it's time to introduce the panel...

25 February 2020

What can new remains tell us about our distant cousins?

18 February 2020

Contrails cause a third of aviation's contribution to global warming. A new technique could solve this...

24 January 2020

China and India said they had cut emissions of potent greenhouse gas HFC-23 - but levels seem to be rising...

24 January 2020

The Yarrabubba crater, in Australia, has turned out to be 2.3 billion years old...

21 January 2020

What will climate change mean for growing crops in the UK?

14 January 2020

Australia is dealing with massive bushfires. What's the science behind it?

14 January 2020

How do car brakes make pollution worse?

10 December 2019

Avalanches are hugely destructive - but some ecosystems might actually rely on them...

09 December 2019

What caused the avalanche that caught Lawrence Jones?

09 December 2019

Mountain guide Mark Diggins and avalanche professor Jim McElwaine discuss a survival story...

09 December 2019

20 years ago, Lawrence Jones was caught in an avalanche - and barely lived to tell the tale...

06 December 2019

Are we really on the road towards a carbon-neutral future, and what’s it going to take to get there?

11 November 2019

The salty, warm, alkaline conditions were perfect for membrane molecules to assemble...

29 October 2019

Some are skeptical about whether recycling even works...

08 October 2019

It's quiz time! Who will emerge victorious?

01 October 2019

A satellite launching in 2026 to measure far-infrared energy for the first time...

01 October 2019

A landmark report on the state of the world's oceans and icy regions...

23 September 2019

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