Interviews about Technology

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

02 May 2010

Chopo Ma explains the Cosmic Positioning System used to locate our satellites...

02 May 2010

How does the GPS in your car actually work? And what does the future hold for GPS? Meera went to meet Dr Chaz Dixon and...

11 April 2010

Meera Senthilingam explores the online movement of steampunk with our technology expert Chris Vallance...

21 March 2010

The human population is estimated to be about 6.8 billion right now, and it’s set to grow to over 9 billion by 2040....

14 March 2010

We discover a way to read a person’s thoughts using a brain scanner...

14 March 2010

Meera Senthilingam brings us the highlights of this years Cambridge Science Festival...

07 March 2010

We sent Meera Senthilingam out to find out how cleverly designing solar cells into the structure of a building can make...

07 March 2010

Researchers have identified how a hand held magnetic device could mitigate the pain of migraine...

07 March 2010

Flexible solar cells could revolutionise the way solar cells can be used, we hear how they're made and where they...

07 March 2010

Can nanotechnology make solar cells more efficient? We find out how tweaking a surface at the nano-scale could allow...

28 February 2010

An estimated 32 billion cubic metres of clean water are lost through leaky pipes every year. But there might be a...

28 February 2010

Most of the water that we use comes from reservoirs. These artificial lakes are often created by damming a river then...

21 February 2010

Pierre Rivard explains how inflatable wind trubines could help us harness the great winds we see at high altitudes...

21 February 2010

Professor Frank Fish explains how a sculpture of a humpback whale triggered a whole new design for wind turbines...

21 February 2010

Meera Senthilingam explores how wind turbines can be designed to withstand the cold temperatures of Antarctica in order...

14 February 2010

Meera Senthilingam speaks to resident techie Chris Vallance to explore how new technology can be used to aid relief...

31 January 2010

Augmented reality headsets may find a perfect home miles above the surface of Earth, helping astronauts to repair and...

31 January 2010

Just what is Augmented Reality? Dr Tom Drummond, from Cambridge University's Machine Intelligence Laboratory,...

31 January 2010

Virtual Reality is a computer simulated version of the real world. Meera Senthilingam has been exploring the use of...

24 January 2010

Meera Senthilingam explores how munitions are designed and tested to ensure they only detonate when they're...

24 January 2010

Graham McShane explains what happens when you blow things up, both on land and under water...

17 January 2010

Meera Senthilingam becomes Sherlock Holmes to investigate the uses of Artificial Intelligence in the world of online...

10 January 2010

"The train standing at platform mgph is the phuy-hfgjy to mmughpyhmm..." We meet a sound simulation system...

10 January 2010

Bob Carlyon explores the illusory side of our hearing...