How soil changes the danger of a buried IED – new research

What happens when a bomb explodes? This unique 'blast lab' found out.

Sam Clarke, Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering, University of Sheffield • conversation
May 20, 2021 ~5 min

Brewing Mesopotamian beer brings a sip of this vibrant ancient drinking culture back to life

Beer was extremely popular in ancient Mesopotamia. Sipped through straws, it differed from today’s beer and was enjoyed by people from all walks of life.

Tate Paulette, Assistant Professor of History, North Carolina State University • conversation
Aug. 24, 2020 ~8 min