Science and Environment

Fears over Ethiopian dam’s costly impact on environment and people

Fears over Ethiopian dam’s costly impact on environment and people

Posted by ap507 at Sep 12, 2017 04:30 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Sean Avery from our School of Geography, Geology and the Environment has discussed Ethiopia’s GIBE III hydropower dam and the huge controversy that has surrounded this project

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Farewell to Cassini

Farewell to Cassini

Posted by ap507 at Sep 08, 2017 01:16 PM |

Dr Leigh Fletcher from our Department of Physics and Astronomy discusses how after almost twenty years in space, the Cassini spacecraft is now just seven days away from its final encounter with Saturn

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What if Antarctica’s dormant, ice-covered volcanoes wake up?

What if Antarctica’s dormant, ice-covered volcanoes wake up?

Posted by ap507 at Sep 05, 2017 09:35 AM |

Professor John Smellie discusses how the eruption of volcanoes situated strategically close to any of Antarctica’s ice streams could cause significant amounts of ice to be swept into the sea

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Cloud Computing Education in the UK: Two Professors’ Perspectives

Cloud Computing Education in the UK: Two Professors’ Perspectives

Posted by ap507 at Aug 29, 2017 11:12 AM |

As part of Clutch’s ongoing research on cloud computing education at universities and colleges, Clutch interviewed two cloud computing experts who teach at universities in the UK - including Dr Thomas Erlebach from our Department of Informatics

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5th August 2017 Sol 1777 – 5 years on Mars

5th August 2017 Sol 1777 – 5 years on Mars

Posted by ap507 at Aug 07, 2017 10:52 AM |

Professor John Bridges discusses 5 years since the successful landing of Mars Science Laboratory

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Exploring 4 billion years of climate history

Exploring 4 billion years of climate history

Posted by ap507 at Aug 04, 2017 02:30 PM |

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses the Earth's ancient climate with The Hedgehog & the Fox

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