Interviews about Earth Science

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

11 September 2013

Could chemicals used in the fracking process seep into our drinking water?

11 September 2013

Fracking has been linked to earth tremors in Blackpool, but should that be a source of concern?

11 September 2013

Should we be worried about fracking?

11 September 2013

Fracking has led to lower energy prices in the US, so could the UK see a similar trend?

11 September 2013

Is fracking an energy source the UK should explore? Or is it a risk too far?

28 August 2013

If Greenland's ice sheets melted global sea-levels could rise by several meters. But how hot will it need to get...

21 August 2013

Why are the waters of the Antarctic so different from the rest of the world?

15 August 2013

Sabrina Hahn talks about her work building gardens with the indigenous population of the Kimberleys...

15 August 2013

How nitrogen fixation improves soil...

04 July 2013

How do we know dark matter exists and how do we detect it?

30 June 2013

Jack O'Malley James tells me that life is likely to live deep underground in two billion years' time.

30 June 2013

What will be the last life left on earth? Bacteria, or cockroaches?

30 June 2013

A new survey is monitoring how solar storms trigger unusual electric fields on Earth, to help understand how to protect...

30 June 2013

A new survey is monitoring how solar storms trigger unusual electric fields on Earth, to help understand how to protect...

16 June 2013

What happens when you drive in fog? Often low visibility is blamed for accidents in these conditions, but how fast are...

06 June 2013

Kristine Larson explains how she uses GPS not for locations but to detect volcanic plumes and measure snow depth...

16 May 2013

Alison Ming discusses how hot air from the tropics pushes its way up through the atmosphere.

16 May 2013

What is the weather like on other planets? John Zarnecki explains.

16 May 2013

Nick Graham discusses how we can prepare for extreme weather...

16 May 2013

Brian Golding takes us through how a weather forecast is put together, and how much we can trust it.

11 April 2013

We investigate one of the most significant fossil finds in Britain, a woolly rhino skeleton found in a Staffordshire...

04 April 2013

Oceanographers have come up with the unusual idea of weighing the global ocean at a single point to assess how big it...

07 March 2013

We speak to Tim Benton, the UK champion for food security, to find out why we should be hungry to secure our food...

07 March 2013

We peer into the depths of the science of sinkholes to find out when and how they appear...