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    Rosetta's last mission - extended interview

    Rosetta's last mission - extended interview

    We catch up with Imperial mission scientist Chris Carr as the Rosetta spacecraft ends its 10-year mission by crashing into the surface of comet 67P.

    • 9 min
    • video
    Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) 7 January 2014

    Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) 7 January 2014

    On 7 January 2014, the Sun's surface erupted with an unusually large explosion, called coronal mass ejection (CME), with NOAA releasing a significant false alarm geomagnetic storm at Earth. Credit: Dr Neel Savani / Imperial College London

    • 10 sec
    Earth’s unloved neighbour

    Earth’s unloved neighbour

    Dr Richard Ghail and Dr Philippa Mason make the case for further exploration of Venus and outline their plans for a new mission. (Extract 3 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 3 December 2014)

    • 5 min
    Dr Roberto Trotta explains ‘All you need to know about All-There-Is’

    Dr Roberto Trotta explains ‘All you need to know about All-There-Is’

    Could you explain the long and complicated story of our universe using only the most common thousand words in the English language? In his first book 'The Edge of the Sky Dr Roberto Trotta does exactly that.

    • 7 min
    Measuring quakes on Mars

    Measuring quakes on Mars

    Colin Smith speaks to Professor Tom Pike about an upcoming 2016 mission to Mars and his involvement in building seismometers to detect ‘Marsquakes’ and understand the seismic activity of the red planet. (Imperial Podcast 1 October 2014 2/4)

    • 5 min
    Update from Imperial SpaceLab 2014

    Update from Imperial SpaceLab 2014

    Gail Wilson chats to researchers about moon craters, meteorites from Morocco, and how space satellites could help improve UK rail networks. (Imperial Podcast 1 October 2014 3/4)

    • 6 min

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