Interviews about History

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

30 November 2008

As part of a trip to the Naked Cafe on Solana Beach, we met Hans Paar to discuss the birth of the universe...

16 November 2008

Can the bodies buried at stonehenge reveal what happened there?

16 November 2008

Find out the fate of the Nazca Line creators.

16 November 2008

Analysis of DNA and early remains can reveal the hunting techniques of our ancestors.

09 November 2008

We were joined by Professor Adrian Newland, president of the Royal College of Pathologists, who explained what the role...

09 November 2008

In place of this week's Kitchen Science experiment, Ben attended a National Pathology Week event run by the Royal...

12 October 2008

Our very own Kat Arney treats us to a sneak preview of the new album, 'In the City of Dreadful Night',...

14 September 2008

This year's BA festival was held in Liverpool - the European City of Culture. Lord Robert Winston explains why a...

17 August 2008

It's easy to dismiss bigfoot hunters as crackpots, inhabiting the 'lunatic fringe' of science - but,...

17 August 2008

Carl Djerassi was one of the team behind the contraceptive pill developed in 1951, but now, he's critically...

17 August 2008

Superheroes of Science is an experimental concept album, where each track is based on the life and work of a different...

17 August 2008

What is imagination, and what's it for? We find out how imagination lets us learn from mistakes we've never...

13 July 2008

We’ve seen the news stories in previous Olympic tournaments where athletes have been caught using performance enhancing...

13 July 2008

How are sport officials cracking down on athletes using the wide range of drugs available to boost their performance,...

08 June 2008

Most of us have heard the tales of ancient Greece and the majority of the time we just think of these tales as another...

13 April 2008

Here's a question: The universe is a big place and if you only have a small number of telescopes with which to...

16 March 2008

Is there really any science in Dr Who? What does Spiderman have to do with a gecko? And how are skateboarders...

16 March 2008

The Cambridge Science Festival lasts just two weeks, with a lot of the action compressed into a very busy weekend, but...

09 March 2008

The Ig Nobel prizes honour achievements that make people first laugh and then think. They celebrate the unusual,...

25 February 2008

Is music just there for pleasure, or does it have a role to fulfil? We spoke to Dr Ian Cross...

10 February 2008

Could we generate electricity from the energy we waste while walking? Professor Max Donelan has developed a way to...

25 November 2007

One of the fantastic opportunities we had in South Africa was to visit the collection of fossils at Witwatersrand...