Caveman meets Science
Background to the Adams Event

Background to the Adams Event

March 8, 2021

A discussion of the scientific background that led up to the Adams Event study -  with project co-leader Prof. Chris Turney. 

How did we work out that a flip in the geomagnetic poles 42,000 years ago caused major global climate changes, and a series of biological impacts?

The Adams Event and the Origins of Cave Art

The Adams Event and the Origins of Cave Art

February 18, 2021

How do the geomagnetic changes during the Adams Event, 42,000 years ago, spur the start of figurative Cave Art?

I talk to Dr Leslie Van Gelder, an expert in cave art about early human behaviour, caves, and red ochre sunscreen!

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