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What’s all that ash? A Leicester expert’s view

What’s all that ash? A Leicester expert’s view

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 16, 2010 03:18 PM |

The University of Leicester’s top volcanologist explains the science behind the headlines.

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Don't ostracise this ostracod

Don't ostracise this ostracod

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 29, 2010 11:10 AM |

A University of Leicester geologist and colleagues have described a new species of prehistoric crustacean, working from a 5mm-long fossil so well-preserved that they could even identify the sensory organ sticking out of its middle eye.

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Are you ready for the Anthropocene?

Are you ready for the Anthropocene?

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 26, 2010 04:45 PM |

Two Leicester geologists present the argument that recent human history constitutes a distinct geological epoch.

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Seeking Solomon’s treasure

Seeking Solomon’s treasure

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 18, 2010 02:00 PM |

One of our Geologists went looking for seawater on a tropical island, but all he could find was tellurium and gold…

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Leicester graduate photographs volcanic event

Leicester graduate photographs volcanic event

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 03, 2010 01:45 PM |

Vulcanology is, by its nature, an intermittent science. Most volcanoes spend most of their time doing not very much, so actually witnessing a volcanic event is a great thrill for any geologist.

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University announces new Vice-Chancellor

University announces new Vice-Chancellor

Posted by pt91 |

Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council and President of Science Europe, Professor Paul Boyle, to succeed Professor Sir Bob Burgess in October

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