Interviews about History

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

13 September 2012

Kate Britton at the University of Aberdeen, has been investigating an abandoned Arctic settlement in West Alaska called...

09 September 2012

Low-level exposure to chemicals that are the byproduct of industrial and household processes could be damaging our...

17 August 2012

We delve into the history of Mars exploration, finding out why the Red Planet has captured our imagination, and...

20 July 2012

World War Two saw huge developments in aero engines, from the Merlin that powered the Hurricanes and Spitfires deployed...

17 July 2012

Back in time now almost 50,000 years to the final days of the Neanderthals and the rise of modern man. Research has...

18 June 2012

Is science education up to scratch? Universities have complained that the A-Level curriculum doesn't prepare...

12 June 2012

One of the most fundamental questions about how life began in the first place must be answered here on Earth. We...

12 June 2012

We've been scanning the skies for evidence of intelligence for over 50 years, to find out how, we're joined...

08 June 2012

They've looked at the mummy of a 16th century Korean child and manage to not only extract preserved organ tissue...

13 May 2012

A new test to predict the pathology of a virus, ice sheet instability in Antarctica, the rewarding feeling of talking...

04 May 2012

Espen Knutsen is reassembling the remains of ancient pleiosaurs.

20 March 2012

A new drug target for baldness, searching for early human settlements from space, a new way to fight altitude sickness...

25 January 2012

Robert Massey returns with a roundup of news from the Royal Astronomical Society. This month; The history of...

18 December 2011

An international team led by Roy Wogelius from the University of Manchester has developed a new technique that reveals...

18 December 2011

We were joined by Professor Karmadillo, with a festive musical take on the recent news from CERN that they have seen...

04 December 2011

The River Thames - which flows through the middle of London - is awash with history that erosion is now steadily...

04 December 2011

Diving down beneath the waves to discover how archaeologists locate and recover treasure from old shipwrecks...

13 November 2011

Richard Hollingham visits St. Brelade in Jersey to talk to a team of archaeologists who’re reappraising the caves to...

10 October 2011

Complex life forms first evolved in the oceans around 630 million years ago, but they didn't look much like to...