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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 

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More fatal earthquakes to come

Professor Bill McGuire (UCL Earth Sciences) explains the role climate change may play in triggering extreme geological events. Read: Newsweek More...

UCL Opinion

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Mansion tax: The real losers of Labour’s policy may never be identified

An exciting email pinged into my inbox at the end of last week. It was a link to the contents of the latest issue of the American Economic Association’s journal Economic Policy. For most people, these publications are not usually as gripping as, say, a Ken Follett novel. But nestling among the thickets of algebra, there was an article entitled “Mansion Tax: the Effect on the Residential Real Estate Market”, writes Dr Paul Ormerod (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) in City AM. More...