Interviews about History

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

24 January 2017

A look back at Gene Cernan's achievements and hopes for space exploration.

17 January 2017

We find out why science can be a laughing matter.

16 January 2017

Does it matter when the movies get the science wrong?

05 January 2017

Why laughing is good for your mind, body and soul.

05 January 2017

The team celebrated their 15th birthday this year, but what happens in their newsroom?

04 January 2017

Graihagh investigates why we might be spooked by a little bit of darkness...

02 January 2017

Why do we enjoy conspiracy theories and where did they come from?

29 December 2016

What constitutes a "good" dance?

28 December 2016

A hoard of science-hungry academic luminaries join the Naked Scientists to celebrate Christmas

20 December 2016

We round off Christmas 2016 with a final rendition of A Partridge in a Pear Tree...

15 December 2016

How can we ensure that minority backgrounds are fairly represented in science?

15 December 2016

Fossil footprints reveal that some of our human-like ancestors could have been taller than we thought.

28 November 2016

Would aliens necessarily have DNA, like we do?

18 November 2016

Driverless cars could change the world- but what legal and ethical challenges do they bring with them?

14 November 2016

Indira Raman offers her perspective on being a scientist who is a woman...

08 November 2016

What do you study when researching skeletons that span millions of years?

08 November 2016

The earliest stone tools were assumed to have been intentionally made by our pre-human ancestors but maybe there's...

08 November 2016

Could the discovery of fire have been the cause of man's big brain?

08 November 2016

Is the ability to believe in ritual and religion proof of a higher form of intelligence? Possibly not if Lee's...

08 November 2016

Is our obsession with social networks and relationships the one thing that makes us special?

07 November 2016

Roswell High, Area 51 and Redndlesham Forest - all are places were aliens have been reported...

07 November 2016

...but if we can't travel to them, will the discovery be all that profound?

24 October 2016

We face our fears and head into the dark to find out when it all began...

24 October 2016

There are many reasons to be reducing excess lighting. But is it feasible to roll out over large areas?