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Reflecting on Earth’s albedo

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Global land surface albedo – or reflecting power of a surface – for 2011. This animation was created from processed satellite data acquired every eight days over the course of the year. Credits: ESA/UCL/GlobAlbedo

The amount of sunlight being absorbed or reflected by Earth is one of the driving forces for weather and climate. Satellites are providing this information with unprecedented accuracy.

Who won the annual MSSL cricket match?

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David Walton driving the ball during the 2013 MSSL cricket match. Photo by Yu Tao

Congratulations to the "MSSL 37 and Under Team" who won a closely fought match by 3 wickets over the "MSSL Over 37s Team". The annual cricket match is one of the social highlights of the year at MSSL, pitting students against supervisors and engineers against directors.

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