Interviews about Technology

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

05 May 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1952, the inventor Geoffrey Dummer present his idea of the integrated circuit, now...

03 May 2009

Formula 1's a fast paced world where cars can race at up to 220 mph in certain conditions but for these cars to...

03 May 2009

How can we solve the problem of steering articulated trailers independently? Andrew Odhams believes he has the answer.

03 May 2009

Dr. Howard Stone is looking for ways to get the most out of metals as we use them to make jet engine blades. Advances...

26 April 2009

Hand-held environmental monitors would allow people to track their own exposure to pollutants - Professor Rod Jones has...

26 April 2009

We sent Meera out and about in Cambridge to find out how to monitor the atmosphere on the move...

26 April 2009

Ben Valsler met up with Jo Dicks, Principal Scientific Officer for Cambridge Council, to find out how urban air quality...

20 April 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1990, the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the largest and most advanced...

19 April 2009

This month's technology update looks at 'home-brew' technology and a step towards interactive, hands...

06 April 2009

On the 7th of April 2001, the Mars Odyssey spacecraft was launched to orbit and survey Mars. It has supplied vital...

22 March 2009

How the guys at Second Life build their virtual environment and why bots with artifical intelligence might be...

22 March 2009

Writer of the DOS game Theme Park, Demis applies his programming techniques to understanding the mechanics of the human...

22 March 2009

What's involved in computer research and can we make computers genuinely intelligent?

16 March 2009

This week in 1853 saw the death of Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist and father of the Doppler effect - one of the...

15 March 2009

Diana O'Carroll meets Dr Chris Cox to find out how a mobile phone compresses data, and why we could soon be...

15 March 2009

A new surface material could heal it's own scratches simply by being left in the sun! Professor Marek Urban...

09 March 2009

You may take your telephone for granted, but it all started this week in 1876...

02 March 2009

Meera catches up with Kelvin Kemm for the latest news from South Africa, including unmanned aeroplanes transporting...

01 March 2009

The world's first online music festival - Geek Pop, is dedicated to science inspired music - Vicky West explains...

22 February 2009

Often, technology designed for space travel gives us benefits down here on Earth. This is one example of the opposite...

22 February 2009

The universe surprised us recently when NASA's GALEX (Galaxy Evolution Explorer) discovered a new dwarf galaxy...

22 February 2009

After Dave had built a rudimentary telescope from a pair of magnifying lenses, we asked Dr Carolin Crawford for her...

15 February 2009

Symmetry is sexy, but just how sensitive to symmetry are we? Using 3D scanning, Dr William brown finds out how Meera...

08 February 2009

Meera joins Chris Vallance and Mark Ward to discuss the Consumer Electronics Show, and what to expect in home...