In the age of Google Earth are there places in the world left to explore? That’s the question journalist Andrew Dodd set out to answer!
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Antarctica and the Southern Ocean exhibit clear impacts of climate change. Observing these physical changes far away from human influence is thought to be clear a indication of what’s actually happening as the Earth warms. Andrew Constable describes what’s being seen following recent trips down south. He says monitoring and measuring changes will allow us to correctly respond to a changing world.
Alan Turing is sometimes called ‘the founder of computer science’. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth, Charlotte Stoddart went to Oxford to meet his biographer, physicist Andrew Hodges. In this podcast, they talk about Turing’s famous 1936 paper on computable numbers, his contribution to cracking the German Enigma ciphers, and his thoughts on machine intelligence. http://www.nature.com/nature/podcast/index-turing-2012-02-23.html