The ionosphere – 105science
Dr Ingrid Cnossen is an earth scientist who works for the British Antarctic Survey. She studies the ionosphere, a layer of the upper atmosphere where satellites orbit the earth.
- Link to show podcast – see below
- Link to interview with Dr Cnossen
Related podcasts from other shows
- Professor John Pyle works on very different models of the atmosphere at the Centre for Atmospheric Science at Cambridge University. Listen to the podcast from January 2013 http://cambridge105.fm/podcasts/science-show-26-01-2013/
- British Antarctic Survey scientist Dr. Robert Mulvaney tells Roger Frost how BAS scientists use drilled ice ‘cores’ to discover how the world’s air has changed. Listen to the podcast September 2012 http://cambridge105.fm/podcasts/science-show-22-09-2012/
- Dr Alastair Graham tells of the unusual life around hydrothermal vents found deep undersea. Listen at the podcast from March 2012 – http://cambridge105.fm/podcasts/the-science-show-100312/
Science Facts or Fiction?
- Is war inevitable? According to psychologists it is not. Read more. See also here.
- Could sleeping help clean our brains. Yes it can. Read more. See also here.
What’s on in Cambridge UK, October – November 2013
Chain Reaction at the Corn Exchange on 9th November 2013. Families and schools come together to build crazy contraptions, in a chain so that they trigger one another. Tickets from the CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE CENTRE on Jesus Lane.
Naked: Art and anatomy – an evening of life drawing but with “a techno-twist”. Cambridge Science Centre on Jesus Lane on Thursday, 31st October
The International Space Station is an orbiting space laboratory and the lecture will be about how it works, the research they do and how the crew lives. That’s on 30th October at 6pm at the Cambridge University Computer Laboratory, West Cambridge site.
“Electric cars They’re rubbish aren’t they?” a talk by TV actor Robert Llewelyn. Is it really true that electric cars take forever to charge, cost a fortune to buy and they are glorified golf carts? Run by Cambridge Skeptics in the Pub on Tuesday 29th OCTOBER at 7pm in The Maypole Pub at Portugal Place. Tickets cost £3 http://www.wegottickets.com/event/239162
Dr Julia Gog, University of Cambridge tells about challenges in modelling influenza on Wednesday 23 October 7PM in the Department of Plant Sciences http://talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/47069
What Cognitive Science can tell us about Chemistry? Michelle Ellefson on Tuesday 22nd October, at 9PM in Senior Parlour of Gonville & Caius College. http://talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/46946
Dr Eric Rees, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge talks about super-resolution light Microscopy. Tuesday 22 October 8PM on Tennis Court Road. http://talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/47834