Interviews about History

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

18 April 2010

Professor John Brown explains why 2010 is an important year for astronomy at Glasgow University, and gives a brief...

14 March 2010

Meera Senthilingam brings us the highlights of this years Cambridge Science Festival...

24 January 2010

Michael Spagat discusses how insurgent events can be modelled to deal with future attacks...

10 January 2010

Karen steel discusses the genetic mutations and changes that can impair our hearing...

20 December 2009

For hundreds of years composers have been creating beautiful and complex pieces of music, written to be sung by many...

01 December 2009

It's often said that someone can move you with the words they use. Now scientists have shown that this really is...

30 November 2009

This week in Science History saw on the 28th of November 1660, the first meeting of the Royal Society, the oldest...

08 November 2009

Scientists at the University of Wurzburg in Germany have teamed up with their colleagues in Leipzig and also in Paris...

27 October 2009

This Week in Science History saw on the 4th of November 1922 the first discovery of the entrance to the tomb of...

19 October 2009

This week in Science History saw the birth of Tetsuya Fujita, also known as Ted and ‘Mr Tornado’. Fujita dedicated his...

11 October 2009

Richard Van Noorden reveals the winners of this years Nobel Science prizes as well as an insight into why their work...

04 October 2009

Our own Kat Arney reports from the National Cancer Research Institute Annual Conference in Birmingham...

27 September 2009

Helen Storey is a fashion designer who was inspired by developmental biology to design a series of stunning and thought...

27 September 2009

Steve McLean brings us the highlights of the newly renovated Great Northern Museum including an ancient bog body and...

27 September 2009

The Science Museum's 'Punk Scientists' explain to Meera how they make science engaging through making...

27 September 2009

Dr Sarah Glynn explores the mysterious death of the Lindow Man...

21 September 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1991, the discovery of Ötzi the Iceman in the Ötztal Alps between Austria and...

20 September 2009

The Darwin Centre has opened at the Natural History Museum in London...

07 September 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1984, the invention of DNA fingerprinting by Sir Alec Jeffreys. Since then, the...

06 September 2009

This week saw the launch of the Centre of the Cell, a new children orientated science center located in the heart of...

30 August 2009

Where did spectroscopy come from? This week's element is erbium: an otherwise little-known substance with a...

30 August 2009

There's a new method of archaeological dating in town and it doesn't involve wine or chocolate....

30 August 2009

We find out how life in the ancient Greek home wasn't just dinner and a game of Trivial Pursuit...

24 August 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1883, the catastrophic eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia. The eruption and...