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Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time

What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging.

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Video: Understanding how Lithium-ion batteries fail 

UCL in the media

UCL's appearances in the mainstream media

Titanium materials

Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) explains why titanium is so difficult to extract from its ore. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Business Daily’ (from 2 mins 4 secs) More...

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Response to Cecil the Lion’s death is a sad lesson in the irrationality of public opinion

Alas poor Cecil! Close personal friend of mine, sadly dead now. The catchphrases of the Scottish comedian Bob Doolally capture the outpourings of grief among the Twitterati at the death of the now famous lion, writes Dr Paul Ormerod (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) in City AM.