Interviews about Earth Science

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

16 November 2008

Can the bodies buried at stonehenge reveal what happened there?

15 September 2008

A new proposal for an absolutely massive solar power tower in Namibia forces the issue of electricity in Africa -...

31 August 2008

David Karl from the University of Hawaii talks to Meera about the problems we face as climate change threatens ocean...

31 August 2008

Deep water corals, just like their relatives on the reefs, are an indication of a healthy ecosystem - but they also act...

31 August 2008

Kat dives into the possibility that ponds could help us fight the greenhouse effect, with Professor John Downing and...

31 August 2008

Human activities affect the marine environment in different ways, and Kimberly Selkoe and colleagues at the University...

03 August 2008

Carbon sequestration may be our best bet to offset the tonnes of carbon we pump into the atmosphere each year....

13 July 2008

Could an Anaconda be the best way to extract power from waves? Possibly not the snake itself, but it's namesake...

29 June 2008

In Soay Sheep, having the biggest horns means you're more likely to breed - but it also means you're less...

15 June 2008

Marie Edmonds studies the gasses being released from volcanoes without having to do the dangerous bit of actually...

15 June 2008

Normally you think of magma as being a runny liquid, but it seems to fracture like a solid, Meera finds out more.

15 June 2008

Although you think of most eruptions being hot and fiery, but a mud volcano is entirely different. It is cold but it...

08 June 2008

Most of us have heard the tales of ancient Greece and the majority of the time we just think of these tales as another...

08 June 2008

These days when searching for ancient remains and hidden treasures you don’t need to have the magical map where X marks...

01 June 2008

Airlines often get a lot of criticism from the green movement for the amount of greenhouse gases they emit. But could...

25 May 2008

When the Phoenix lander arrives on Mars, what can it expect to see? And what processes shaped the face of Mars as we...

27 April 2008

Just what is so special about gemstones? We spoke to Ian Mercer of the Gemological Association...

27 April 2008

How can we be sure that when we buy jewellery it is the real deal? To find out, Meera went to pay a visit to the...

20 April 2008

So how else can we generate electricity at home? Well Elaine Ball is from Baxi Group – and they’ve developed a...

20 April 2008

With Ben and Dave doing the ultimate in water recycling, we sent Meera to find out how to be water wise...

20 April 2008

Solar panels seem to be turning up on rooftops all over the place, but are they really worth using? You may be...

20 April 2008

Is it possible to build houses that produce more energy than they use? ZEDFactory aim to produce developments which are...

13 April 2008

Is the sun responsible for our warming climate? Have we been blaming carbon dioxide, when our own sun is the guilty...

30 March 2008

Could satellite images of the surface of the sea tell us when and where to expect deadly outbreaks of Cholera?