Interviews about Earth Science

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

18 October 2009

Ben Valsler speaks to Laura Soul about how her body responded to her trek up to Everest Base Camp, including exerts...

27 September 2009

One of the aims of Researchers’ Night all across Europe is to put people in touch with researchers whose work could...

27 September 2009

How can studying rocks in Spain tell us where to drill for North Sea oil? Durham University PhD student Jo Morris...

13 September 2009

Also in the news this week - an international consortium of Aphid researchers have been studying the newly decoded...

13 September 2009

Diana O'Carroll brings us the highlights from this years British Science Festival...

24 August 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1883, the catastrophic eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia. The eruption and...

26 July 2009

One option for using our waste for good is to turn it into 'Syngas' which can be used as fuel, Peter Jones...

26 July 2009

Why are mountain ranges so regularly spaced? Dr Taylor Perron explains...

26 July 2009

Can we make materials that will end up as better rubbish? John Williams takes us through the problems of the refuse...

28 June 2009

Now, electric cars are not the only option we have for sustainable personal transport. Already, there are a number of...

25 June 2009

We investigate why bee numbers are falling and what effect this will have on our agriculture.

21 June 2009

Using greenhouses to create freshwater from seawater in arid countries.

07 June 2009

Shaun Fitzgerald takes us on a tour of the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies where a giant atrium...

18 May 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1927, the death of Eduard Bruckner, the German geographer and climatologist who...

10 May 2009

The Great Cam Cleanup is a volunteer project to help keep the river Cam clean by picking out the litter, bikes and...

26 April 2009

We sent Meera out and about in Cambridge to find out how to monitor the atmosphere on the move...

26 April 2009

Ben Valsler met up with Jo Dicks, Principal Scientific Officer for Cambridge Council, to find out how urban air quality...

26 April 2009

What happens on the sea shore can impact on the atmosphere across the country, as Stephen Ashworth explained to Chris...

26 April 2009

Hand-held environmental monitors would allow people to track their own exposure to pollutants - Professor Rod Jones has...

22 March 2009

The European Space Agency has launched the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer, or GOCE for short...

08 February 2009

Tell tale chemical evidence of sponges represents the earliest evidence of complex life - in rocks up to 750 million...

18 January 2009

Obesity is a huge problem, but what makes us obese? Steve Bloom joins us from Imperial College London to explain why...

30 November 2008

Sensing our environment is vital - from chemical leaks to terrorist attacks, an ability to accurately and quickly...

30 November 2008

The Population Institute were our kind hosts in LA, but who are they, and what do they do? I spoke to Bill Ryerson,...