Interviews about History

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

16 September 2007

Chris travelled back in time with Sabine Clarke and James Sumner to find out how the people of 17th century York coped...

09 September 2007

Every year, the British Association for the Advancement of Science, the BA, hold a festival. They go to a different...

12 August 2007

We spoke to Professor Paul Halpern, author of "What's Science Ever Done for Us?: What the Simpsons Can Teach...

12 August 2007

We spoke to Professor Paul Halpern, author of "What's Science Ever Done for Us?: What the Simpsons Can Teach...

15 July 2007

This week, Chelsea finds evidence that Mexican food may not have changed much in hundreds of years, while Bob explores...

08 July 2007

Here’s a puzzle that science has yet to solve; it’s something we all do, it’s contagious and even animals are affected...

01 July 2007

We sent Ben Valsler to visit the newly opened Wellcome Collection in London, a place where science and art go hand in...

24 June 2007

Joel Veitch of Rathergood.com with his suggestion for measuring risk using the unit the 'Curtain'.

17 June 2007

Dr Hazel Wilkinson tells Sabina Michnowicz how she used her plant identification skills and a book of spells to help...

03 June 2007

Dr Andrew Smith tells us why primates have evolved the ability to see in three colours - and how this could have helped...

20 May 2007

Jonathan Shanklin was part of the team from the British Antarctic Survey who first discovered the hole in the ozone...

29 April 2007

Turi King talks about how she found African ancestry in Yorkshiremen, and about how your Y-chromosome type can predict...

04 March 2007

The life of ancient Peruvian settlers as revealed by archaeological excavations

17 December 2006

Colin Humphreys details his theories about what the star of Bethlehem really was and when it could have appeared.

11 December 2006

Where do accents come from?

05 November 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Chelsea Wald and Bob Hirshon from AAAS, the Science Society

17 September 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor Clive Finlayson, Gibraltar Museum

17 September 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Harriet Allen, University of Cambridge

17 September 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Nick Brooks, University of East Anglia

17 September 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Lawrence Owens, Birkbeck College, University of London

25 June 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Mark Skousen, eighth generation descendent of Benjamin Franklin

02 April 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Simon Rainville from Laval University, Canada

26 February 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor Jim Clark, George Washington University

19 February 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor Monique Simmonds, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew