Interviews about History

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

14 August 2018

Where are the bodies of the 50,000 people who died at Waterloo?

14 August 2018

How are the Waterloo Uncovered team uncovering the archaeology of the battlefield?

07 August 2018

What's the history of cannabis?

23 July 2018

Who were the key players in the history of IVF, and Louise Brown's birth?

17 July 2018

How do pilots know when they need to start descending, or where the airport is?

17 July 2018

What was Newton's pivotal text about?

31 May 2018

A couple discuss their experiences of being scientists and parents.

17 April 2018

The human history behind a newly discovered middle finger bone.

28 March 2018

What made complex life happen when it did?

27 March 2018

Our panelists go head to head and a lifesize (knitted) gut is passed round the studio.

20 March 2018

The most-downloaded thesis of all time that crashed Cambridge's server...

13 March 2018

How do images end up on the computer screen?

13 March 2018

How does a computer work if it doesn't have a processor?

12 March 2018

How much energy does it take to power your computer?

12 March 2018

Let's meet the panel...

13 February 2018

Drawings on rocks reveal the mystery of the first modern humans.

23 January 2018

Past, present and FLU-ture.

09 January 2018

What killer compounds have emerged from the history books?

02 January 2018

What did Homo Naledi's brain look like?

21 December 2017

How do you measure a ghost?

19 December 2017

Are scientific papers becoming more impenetrable in their lexicon implementation? Indubitably!

19 December 2017

Dinosaurs had to contend with bloodsucking ticks millions of years before we did.

12 December 2017

Predatory journals are spreading fake science...

20 November 2017

Enjoy a glass of wine? So did our neolithic ancestors...