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Kathleen Lonsdale Building Re-opened by Sir David Attenborough

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David Attenborough Talk

UCL’s Kathleen Lonsdale Building, home to UCL Earth Sciences and groups from Chemistry, Astrophysics, and Mathematics, was re-opened by Sir David Attenborough on Tuesday 17 April following a £27.5 million refurbishment. 

New ocean plankton species named after BBC's Blue Planet series

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Syracosphaera azureaplaneta

A newly discovered species of ocean plankton, Syracosphaera azureaplaneta, has been named by UCL researchers in honour of the critically acclaimed BBC Blue Planet series and its presenter Sir David Attenborough.

Antarctica retreating across the sea floor

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iceberg

Antarctica’s great ice sheet is losing ground as it is eroded by warm ocean water circulating beneath its floating edge, a new UCL and University of Leeds study has found.  

Unlocking the secrets of ice

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Ice

The complex properties of water and ice are not well understood but a team from UCL and the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source have revealed new information about a phase of ice called 'ice II'.

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