Interviews about Earth Science

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

10 August 2021

New research on the Santorini volcano indicates how sea level change influences volcanic activity

27 July 2021

Some mental gymnastics needed to win gold in our last test of mental agility...

20 July 2021

With up to 30m precision, scientists can track carbon locked away by marine microbes from space

20 July 2021

The Queen guitarist Brian May has had his basement flooded with stinking black sewage. What's the cause?

08 July 2021

The world saw two major marine fires in one week. Is it the end of days? Sally Le Page investigates...

05 July 2021

Perfectly preserved, 230 million year old beetles have been found inside fossilized dinosaur poo

08 June 2021

There's mercury in glacial meltwater. Is it dangerous?

01 June 2021

Max Brooks is a disaster preparedness expert - who is also the author of zombie cult classic World War Z...

01 June 2021

Bob Ballard discovered the Titanic in 1985 - and today is using 'telepresence' to visit the ocean's...

25 May 2021

A report from charity Greenpeace has found that much of the UK's plastic waste gets exported and dumped...

11 May 2021

Tiny pieces of plastic are present even in the ice of "pristine" glaciers...

04 May 2021

New targets in the UK, US, and more - but a climate scientist questions whether 'net zero' is helping...

27 April 2021

What should you do with old textiles?

27 April 2021

Are we taking enough care of our water?

27 April 2021

Bacteria that can turn mine waste into copper metal might be the answer to a looming copper crisis...

06 April 2021

As Bitcoin gets more valuable, mining becomes more profitable - which takes huge amounts of electricity...

23 March 2021

Keeping safe ancient structures

23 March 2021

What different factors lead to earthquake damage?

23 March 2021

What happens under the ground in an earthquake?

23 March 2021

Striking research on lightning's role in the start of life on Earth

16 March 2021

Growing cannabis indoors, at scale, in the USA is producing large amounts of greenhouse gas emissions

15 March 2021

Surprising results using radiocarbon dating upset the established timeline of the early ancient Egyptians

15 March 2021

How might ancient Nubians have gotten their hands on antibiotics, and why does it make bones glow?