Clive Oppenheimer explores geological, historical and archaeological records to ask how volcanic eruptions have shaped the trajectory of human society through prehistory and history. He looks at the evidence for volcanic cataclysm and considers how we can prepare ourselves for future catastrophes.
Knowing how long we have before we interact with a zombie could mean the difference between life, death and zombification. Join Thomas Woolley as he applies the same mathematical models to zombies that you would use to describe flu or measles. This model is used to develop strategies which allow the human race to survive.
Why do some people always seem to get what they want? How do they influence, persuade and sometimes manipulate others? From the political genius of top world leaders to the malign influence of psychopaths and conmen, Kevin Dutton explores what psychology can teach us about of the techniques of persuasion.