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30 September 2014: Life in the volcanic danger zone: how well can scientists predict eruptions?

Professor Bill McGuire (UCL Earth Sciences) discusses the importance of predicting future volcano eruptions to save lives but says this "Holy Grail for volcanologists" is likely to remain some way off. Read: Guardian More...

30 September 2014: 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...

29 September 2014: 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...

29 September 2014: 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...

29 September 2014: 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...

29 September 2014: Bubble plumes link oceans with the atmosphere

Dr Helen Czerski (UCL Mechanical Engineering) explains how bubble plumes link oceans with the atmosphere and what sparked her interest in the physics of animal senses. Listen: The Science Show More...

29 September 2014: How 24 week-old babies are now able to survive

Professor Neil Marlow (UCL Neonatology) discusses the EPICure study and how advances in neonatal care have improved the survival rates of extremely premature babies. Read: Telegraph More...

29 September 2014: Collaborative research gets a health check

Professor Buzz Baum (UCL/MRC Lab for Molecular Cell Biology) explains why the current system for recognising individuals' efforts and achievements in science is often not fair to people working in teams. Read: Lancet More...

29 September 2014: Bitcoin breaking into mainstream with companies and consumers

Lui Smyth (UCL Anthropology) says that in recent months Bitcoin has begun to attract a more mainstream demographic. Read: South China Morning Post, More: Bloomberg Businessweek
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29 September 2014: Downgrade ‘rosy’ wages forecast

A paper co-written by Stephen Machin (UCL Economics) suggests that the Bank of England will have to revise down their “rosy” wage-growth forecast. Read: Independent More...

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