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The Cosmos - revealing some of the secrets of Jupiter

Dr Geraint Jones (UCL MSSL) explains, in Welsh, how life on Earth is being protected by the largest planet in our solar system - Jupiter. Watch: S4C Clic (for English language subtitles, select 'I' and 'Isdeitlau Saesneg') More...

Published: Sep 30, 2014 9:24:07 AM

60 years of CERN

To celebrate 60 years of CERN, Professor Jonathan Butterworth (UCL Physics & Astronomy) discusses the impact of its work. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Science in Action’ More...

Published: Sep 29, 2014 4:41:31 PM

How the world's first smartwatch was built

Professor Lisa Jardine (UCL Centre for Editing Lives & Letters) reflects on the rich history of time-pieces and the power of clocks and watches. Read: BBC News, Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘A Point of View’ More...

Published: Sep 29, 2014 4:20:05 PM

Calculating the distance to the Sun

Dr Andrew Pontzen (UCL Physics & Astronomy) explains how we calculate the distance to the sun. Listen: BBC World Service ‘More or Less’ More...

Published: Sep 29, 2014 2:18:26 PM