Interviews about Earth Science

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

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

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

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

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...

28 February 2013

Antarctica is part of the world most affected by a changing climate. Atmospheric research there can help us understand...

07 February 2013

This month Asteroid 2012 DA14 a 130.000 Ton lump of rock will pass just 24,000 km from Earth. That’s closer than many...

07 February 2013

Avian pox affects a number of bird species, but it was discovered in UK’s population of great tits in 2006...

31 January 2013

In winter the sea may look dull, grey and lifeless but the creatures that live there know that some areas have far more...

28 January 2013

Can we stimulate new nerve cells to form in our brains, or are we stuck with the number that we are born with? We...

20 December 2012

We finish the final episode of Naked Oceans by pondering what great discoveries might lie ahead