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How we plan to land on Mars in 2021

Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) writes about the challenges of landing on Mars, and how his team is working with colleagues at the European Space Agency to learn from past missions to land a rover successfully on Mars in 2021. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: Dec 2, 2016 3:28:38 PM

Nuclear incident off our coast has potential to bankrupt Ireland

Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute) says that a bad nuclear incident in northwestern Europe could severely impact Ireland. Read: Irish Times More...

Published: Dec 2, 2016 3:12:43 PM

Dangerous Earth: Aurora

Dr Colin Forsyth (UCL Space & Climate Physics) discusses the latest scientific insights into the aurora, on a programme presented by Dr Helen Czerski (UCL Mechanical Engineering). Watch: BBC Four 'Dangerous Earth' More...

Published: Dec 2, 2016 2:23:20 PM

Machines are learning to find concealed weapons in X-ray scans

Dr Lewis Griffin (UCL Computer Science) and Thomas Rogers (UCL Security & Crime Science) comment on their work developing artificial intelligence software that uses machine learning techniques to scan x-ray images and detect anomalies, which they are testing with scans of shipping containers. Read: The Economist More...

Published: Dec 2, 2016 12:45:17 PM