Exploring and modelling the atmosphere – 105science

At the Centre for Atmospheric Science in Cambridge University we speak to Professor John Pyle about modelling the lower atmosphere using supercomputers. See www.atm.ch.cam.ac.uk

Dr Ingrid Cnossen is an earth scientist who works for the British Antarctic Survey. She studies the ionosphere, a layer of the atmosphere where satellites orbit the earth. Find more of her work here

Science what’s on this week

  • Every Wednesday from 7:00pm – 9:00pm there is a public open evening, with a talk and, weather permitting, observation of the sky. At the Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Road on the west of Cambridge.
  • Sat 30 November / Sun 1 December from 10:00am – 5:00pm. The Cambridge Science Centre presents an extraordinary sensory experience. The new exhibition, Perception, will use illusions to uncover how our senses and brain work and the tricks your brain uses to make sense of the world.
  • Monday 02 December 2013, 19:30-21:00 Do We Really Need Pandas? The impact of human intervention on natural selection led by Dr Ken Thompson, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield. Venue: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey’s Way, Cambridge. http://talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/48242

The next Science Show is Saturday 14th December at 3.30PM.

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You can also email us with your ideas, questions, and science events to promote science@cambridge105.fm

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