Interviews about History

Interviews on archaeology, anthropology, palaeoanthropology and the history of science...

12 May 2020

How did radar change the course of the war?

12 May 2020

Going from biplanes to spitfires

05 May 2020

Can the players identify these famous scientists?

05 May 2020

Which team were crowned the winners of the Naked Scientists pub quiz?

07 April 2020

We have a sneak peek of a new bio-pic all about Marie Curie

17 March 2020

Adam Murphy’s been looking back home with this tribute to Irish science…

05 March 2020

If you've sequenced your DNA, be careful what you do with it...

05 March 2020

Before we get into the questions, it's time to introduce the panel...

25 February 2020

How time can tell you where you are at sea

18 February 2020

Adam Murphy’s been looking at some cracking science: using eggshells to take a dinosaur’s temperature...

11 February 2020

To what extent will departing from the EU affect UK science?

06 February 2020

New data shows that body temperature has fallen since the 19th century...

06 February 2020

Why do we struggle to hold on to underrepresented talent in academia?

28 January 2020

Nesyamun was a priest in ancient Egypt - and now he can speak and sing again...

24 January 2020

It's time for a traditional dance - but this ceilidh is about neurons and brain signals...

24 January 2020

A toast to the lassies and a response to the laddies, celebrating the great figures of Scottish science...

24 January 2020

Comedian Fred MacAulay has just broken a world record - and he joins us to deliver the Address to a Haggis...

24 January 2020

What goes into making the Scottish delicacy?

24 January 2020

Where did this celebration come from?

07 January 2020

It's that time of the show, where our panel competes to win Big Brains of the Month...

17 December 2019

What does the oldest hunting scene tell us about ourselves?

10 December 2019

Twenty years after Lawrence Jones survived an avalanche, he still goes skiing with his family every year...

09 December 2019

20 years ago, Lawrence Jones was caught in an avalanche - and barely lived to tell the tale...

19 November 2019

How do you cook custard properly?