Interviews about Earth Science

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

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-...

11 March 2014

Jenny Mant, from the River Restoration Centre, explains how we manage river levels and how we can stop rivers from...

11 March 2014

Flood-victim Sheila Abrams, who lives in Debden, Cambridgeshire, recounts her experience of being flooded out...

11 March 2014

How was a marsh turned into farmland centuries ago?

11 March 2014

Is the extreme weather of recent years a consequence of climate change? Nobel prize winner Don Wuebbles argues that it...

11 February 2014

An astonishing 7 million tons of food and drink is thrown out in the UK every year. We dig into this waste.

11 February 2014

Refrigeration may be a bigger environmental issue than transporting food around the country...

11 February 2014

We have to get our food from where it’s grown to where we buy it and to our houses. What can we do to try and reduce...

11 February 2014

Examining Chris' shopping bag to find out the carbon footprint of his weekly shop.

20 January 2014

The UK’s weather-forecasting service have announced that it will monitor the Sun’s activity. But what are researchers...

20 January 2014

Storms on the Sun’s surface can affect spacecraft and power distribution grids. But can they also change the weather on...

10 December 2013

Pitcairn inhabitants are lobbying to create the world's largest marine reserve, of nearly a million square...

19 November 2013

Typhoon Haiyan affected over 11 million people and displaced more than 600,000 in the Philippines, but how are aid...

05 November 2013

Could turbine rearrangement increase the amount of energy we get from wind farms?

25 October 2013

Dave Ansell and Ginny Smith use cabbage juice to show what effect carbon dioxide has on the atmosphere...

25 October 2013

Dave Ansell and Ginny Smith make a volcanic crater using flour and a balloon, as well as answering questions from the...

25 October 2013

Dave Ansell and Ginny Smith make a flame Tornado to explain how the weather phenomena form...

25 October 2013

How can studying seismology help us understand and possibly predict earthquakes and volcanoes?

25 October 2013

The tsunami which hit Japan in 2011 killed over 10,000 people and made hundreds of thousands homeless - but how did an...

25 October 2013

Volcanologist Tehnuka Ilanko explains what volcanic gases can tell us about Magma and answers questions from the...