Interviews about Earth Science

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

25 September 2014

A big part of finding ET is understanding what life actually is. We speak to Nick Lane to find out how life and non...

23 September 2014

Does fracking contaminate our water supplies? And if so, is this down to the process itself or simply poor workmanship?

16 September 2014

With over 3000 victims so far, the Ebola crisis gripping parts of West Africa is ten times larger than any previous...

09 September 2014

The Daily Mail published an article titled 'Myth of ARCTIC meltdown' and we wondered how this squared with...

02 September 2014

General Fusion are a company trying a combination of methods to try and create energy but their methods are...

02 September 2014

Why do we need nuclear fusion when we have renewable energy?

02 September 2014

What is nuclear fusion? Many of us might have heard the term kicked around before but do we know what it means. We...

02 September 2014

The Joint European Torus initiative and what it means for the future of energy...

25 July 2014

Lloyd Peck of the British Antarctic Survey explains how some creatures in the Antarctic, like sea spiders grow to giant...

18 July 2014

With the planet in the middle of its 6th mass extinction event, does de-extinction hold any hope for the species we are...

14 July 2014

One of the greatest legacies of Apollo 11 is the 383 kilos of moon rock that the astronauts lugged back to Earth. What...

08 July 2014

Rising carbon dioxide levels might not just cause increased temperatures worldwide. It might also stop fish from...

30 June 2014

Are earthquake-proof buildings possible? Sinan Acikgoz demonstrates how to build tomorrow's structures...

30 June 2014

Could we stop climate change by pumping particles into the ozone? Dr Kirsty Kuo thinks it's a possibility...

24 June 2014

This week, 3000 metres up a Chilean mountain, scientists pressed the button to blow up half a million tonnes of rock...

19 May 2014

We know bacteria can play a role in environmental clean ups, but what about nature’s recyclers, fungi?

19 May 2014

Joel Kostka investigated in how microorganisms played a role in cleaning up the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Oil...

19 May 2014

Microorganisms might hold the key to recovering precious and rare metals used in smartphones and other electronics...

19 May 2014

Microorganisms thriving in extreme conditions reveal how life might flourish in outer space...

06 May 2014

Stephanie Pierce explains to a live audience at the Cambridge Science Centre how early life crawled out of the oceans...

06 May 2014

Alex Liu explains what the fossil record tells us about how Earth's first animals developed from bacteria...

08 April 2014

An ocean deeper than the Marianas trench has been discovered on Saturn's moon Enceladus

11 March 2014

What can be done to reduce the risk of flood damage in future?

11 March 2014

What can cities do to reduce the risk of flooding? Professor Nigel Wright, from Leeds University, explains the Blue-...