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Oxford Sparks Big Questions

May 8, 2019

Earth formed over 4.5 billion years ago. We should take a moment to realise how much history that is! Volcanoes are just one of Earth’s creations that have stood the test of time and on this Big Questions podcast we want to know: did volcanoes help kill off the dinosaurs?

To find out the answer we visited the...

May 27, 2016

How do we discover the origins of mountains? Rock climber, mountaineer and geologist, Professor Mike Searle, explains how his work to understand mountain ranges, particularly the Himalayas, can unearth clues about the origins of mountains. From trekking across mountains to map them, to using new technology to understand...