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Strong ‘electric wind’ strips planets of oceans and atmospheres

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This is an artist's concept of the electric wind at Venus. Rays represent the paths that oxygen and hydrogen ions take as they are pulled out of the upper atmosphere. Credits: NASA/Goddard/Conceptual Image Lab, Krystofer Kim

Venus has an ‘electric wind’ strong enough to remove the components of water from its upper atmosphere, which may have played a significant role in stripping the planet of its oceans, according to a new study by NASA and UCL researchers. 

Senior Finance Administrator/Finance Officer

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The role will specialise in administering the financial activities of the Department, ensuring effective procedures are documented and adopted for dealing with all aspects including processing financial transactions, procurement, grant applications and financial support for the Project Management of Grants. The post will lead in achieving a high quality and timely service to staff, students and others internal and external to the department.

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