Interviews about History

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

11 December 2012

A new scientific journal is being launched this week in Cambridge. We hear how it differs to existing journals and why...

07 December 2012

Humans enter our story of the history of the oceans

07 December 2012

Giant reptiles cruised the oceans in the Mesozoic

07 December 2012

3 billion years later, signs of complex life in the oceans begins to emerge

07 December 2012

The story of the oceans begins 3.5 billion years ago with living rocks that made the earth habitable.

04 November 2012

Cows milk is a remarkable food – not only for drinking, but for cheese and butter, yoghurt and cream. So when did we...

13 September 2012

An abandoned Arctic settlement, called Nunalek, has been uncovered in West Alaska...

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...