Walking Through Time
Interviews

Walking Through Time

Nearly three years ago, two researchers uncovered a series of footprints on a beach in Happisburgh, Norfolk. Preserved for at least 800,000 years beneath layers of sediment, the footprints had been exposed by recent storms. There was just enough time to record 3D images of them before they were swallowed up by the tide. Continue reading

New Documentary: Nature’s Wonderlands
Arts

New Documentary: Nature’s Wonderlands

Former President, author and palaeontologist Richard Fortey’s new BBC 4 documentary is kicking off tonight! ‘Nature’s Wonderlands: Islands of Evolution’ investigates why islands are natural laboratories of evolution and meets some of the remarkable and unique species that live on them. Episode one, which travels to Hawaii to investigate how life colonises a newly born … Continue reading

Events / Miscellaneous

Dinosaur pop quiz

We’re pretty excited about our British Science Festival event next week, ‘Stranger than fiction? Dinosaurs, Monsters and Myths‘. Not only are we hearing from two palaeontologists, Dr Phil Manning and Dr Joanna Wright, about how they reconstruct dinosaurs, but we’ll be joined by Frame Store’s Mike Milne, the graphics brain behind Walking With Dinosaurs since … Continue reading