Interviews about Earth Science

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

01 August 2010

Ben meets Mark and Lorraine - shipbuilders who used recycled plastics to produce the playship that dominates the...

01 August 2010

Turning a farm into a city and then back again, is no easy feat. For the festival to run smoothly there must be...

01 August 2010

Michelle Osbourn from the Somerset Wildlife Trust explains how they're trying to tackle the loss of biodiversity...

01 August 2010

Melanie Tompkins explains Water Aid's role and presence at Glastonbury...

01 August 2010

Helen Heathfield explains how festivals compare with more traditional forms of entertainment when it comes to...

01 August 2010

The Glastonbury organisers pride themselves on doing as much possible to reduce their impact - not just on the farm...

18 July 2010

On the 16th of July 1945, the project code name Trinity was put into action. Trinity was the first test of an atomic...

08 July 2010

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill added to the long list of problems that already threaten the Louisiana wetlands....

08 July 2010

In 1996 the Sea Empress tanker ran aground spilling oil onto 120 miles of Welsh coastline. Helen visits West Angle Bay...

08 July 2010

In 1996 the Sea Empress tanker ran aground spilling oil onto 120 miles of Welsh coastline. Helen visits West Angle Bay...

08 July 2010

Blue Ocean Institute president, Carl Safina, chooses our first critter of the month.

08 July 2010

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill added to the long list of problems that already threaten the Louisiana wetlands....

04 July 2010

The key to understanding the behaviour of a volcano must lie, partly at least, in understanding the plumbing system...

04 July 2010

Gillian Foulger expalins how volcanoes form, and how certain types of volcano may not form in the way most geologists...

04 July 2010

Believe it or not - drilling into a volcano can be a great way to understand the processes going on underfoot. The...

13 June 2010

As well as blanket football coverage, it’s been very hard to miss news about the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico....

09 May 2010

Meera explored Grand Designs Live at London's Excel centre to find greener ways to fill your home with gadgets...

28 March 2010

Moshe Alamaro explains how it may be possible to steer hurricanes away from danger...

28 March 2010

Most of us are familiar with the long trails left behind by airplanes as they pass overhead. But those trails or...

28 March 2010

Adverse weather causes billions of pounds worth of damage every year. Eurotempest, a spin off from the University...

21 March 2010

The human population is estimated to be about 6.8 billion right now, and it’s set to grow to over 9 billion by 2040....

07 March 2010

Can nanotechnology make solar cells more efficient? We find out how tweaking a surface at the nano-scale could allow...

07 March 2010

Flexible solar cells could revolutionise the way solar cells can be used, we hear how they're made and where they...

28 February 2010

Eugene Cloete explains how the NEPAD water initiative aims to bring together scientists working in the field of water...