Interviews about Technology

Interviews about robotics, artificial intelligence, computing, communications, sensors and gadgets...

12 December 2010

Graphene is a very versatile material which we should soon see turning up in a range of applications. Dave spoke to...

12 December 2010

Dave and Meera visited the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics at Cambridge University to find out how...

12 December 2010

Physicists might use sticky tape to extract and test graphene, but that's not much use when it comes to making...

07 December 2010

Across the developed world we tend to take it for granted that we can simply plug in a kettle or a computer and there’s...

07 December 2010

One of the outstanding problems in energy provision is how to store it in such a way that it can be accessed rapidly...

07 December 2010

Small-scale turbines that can harness energy locally from winds, tides or rivers can be a valuable asset in bringing...

21 November 2010

Meera and Dave explore the structures that can shape-shift from one shape to another - also known as bistable...

14 November 2010

Dave and Meera make some waves to find out how damaged ships interact with the movement of the sea...

14 November 2010

One idea put forward for sustainable shipping in the future has been to find ways to harness the power of the wind in...

07 November 2010

This week, we look into the science and engineering of ultrasound, and find out how it can be used to look for tumours...

31 October 2010

Predicting how the Earth’s climate is likely to change is one of the toughest challenges facing science, one that as we...

24 October 2010

This year, Cambridge University Engineering students had the chance to re-live their childhood, and play with Lego in...

17 October 2010

Meera and Dave explore how the principles of convection can be manipulated to cool down, and warm up, our buildings...

17 October 2010

This week, the winner of the Rolls-Royce Annual Science Prize was announced during a special ceremony held at the...

26 September 2010

A satellite designed to measure the Earth’s gravitational field with unprecedented accuracy may sound like something...

19 September 2010

Researchers from Bristol University recently reported on a development in quantum computing that could bring this...

05 September 2010

Chris touches down in Australia and steps inside a planetarium for the very first time. He talks to Carley Tillet of...

05 September 2010

Embarrassingly for the average Aussie, as a nation, they're amongst the worst emitters of greenhouse gases on a...

05 September 2010

The Square Kilometre Array will be the largest radio telescope device ever constructed - a strong contender for the...

15 August 2010

The UK Space Agency has recently announced a pilot program, inviting companies and academics to device innovative ideas...

15 August 2010

Douglas Adams found a very good way to describe how big space is. He said: “Space is big. You won't believe how...

08 August 2010

We meet sprint cyclist Tyler Farrar to find out how he puts the technology, nutrition, and fitness together to try and...

08 August 2010

Geoff Brown explains how he, and his team of mechanics, maintain and repair bikes on a daily basis throughout the tour...

08 August 2010

Andrea Peron takes us on a tour along stage 9 explaining the speeds reached, points to be won and the affects of such...