Interviews about Earth Science

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

29 January 2012

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin brought back the first samples of moon rock in 1969, scientists were surprised to...

29 January 2012

2012 began with gale force winds, localised flooding and travel disruptions in the UK. But not everyone is sorry to...

22 January 2012

Comets plummeting into the Sun's atmosphere, why exercise can keep diabetes at bay, how the public are helping...

22 January 2012

We explore the disovery of new species in the hydrothermal vents of Antarctica...

15 January 2012

Solar storms can disrupt satellites, communications and power supplies and so scientists have now produced the first...

13 January 2012

Smoking cessation, stars and planets, fungi fight lead pollution, and plants making a meal out of worms...

13 December 2011

Richard Hollingham investigates why ozone depletion sparked unanimous change around the World in 1987 and whether a...

06 December 2011

This Christmas, why not adopt a baby lobster?

06 December 2011

Sustainably-caught fish are the perfect gift for aquarium keepers

06 December 2011

The perfect Christmas gift for a book loving, ocean loving friend.

27 November 2011

We explore how invasive plant species can affect landscapes and indigenous wildlife...

13 November 2011

A new target for Malaria vaccines, How seeing and paying attention to things uses separate parts of the brain and the...

13 November 2011

Richard Hollingham visits St. Brelade in Jersey to talk to a team of archaeologists who’re reappraising the caves to...

06 November 2011

How stable is the West Antarctic ice sheet. It’s one of the biggest questions in Climate Science. After all, if the...

04 November 2011

This week's NewsFlash explores how smoking could pave the way for cocaine use, how our skin sees sunlight in order...

16 October 2011

Rob Marrs explains how 'thug' species could be more damaging to our environment than invasive plant species...

16 October 2011

John Pickett discusses how plants can recruit insects to keep other pests at bay...

09 October 2011

Phytoplankton are the smallest organisms in the sea. Even so, these tiny little plants can be studied from space to...

09 October 2011

Could we soon be driving to work powered by algae? Emma Stoye discusses, with three Cambridge scientists, the potential...

09 October 2011

In the UK, we throw away over 7 million tonnes of food every year, the majority of which goes to landfill. But thanks...

06 October 2011

Why did 90% of ocean life vanish 250 million years ago? We find out as we dive into Permian seas to investigate an...

04 October 2011

Chris Hill and Martin Siegert tell Richard Holligham about the technology which will be used to drill through over 3km...

30 September 2011

In this week's news roundup we discuss Chinese Space Stations, the Dead Sea Scrolls going online, using CO2 to...