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Re-entry of "Long March 5B" highlights problem of space debris - expert comment

"We need to take action to understand the debris population before the collision risk in certain orbits becomes significant – making them unusable." Professor Don Pollacco comments on the issues highlighted by the re-entry of a Chinese rocket launcher expected this weekend.

Fri 07 May 2021, 11:26 | Tags: Physics, Space, Expert comment, Sciences

Expert comment: Government's plan for 68% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

Professor Dave Greenwood, CEO WMG centre HVM Catapult and Director of Industrial Engagement comments on the Government announcement today, 4th December, that aims for at least 68% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by the end of the decade, compared to 1990 levels.

Fri 04 Dec 2020, 13:50 | Tags: environment, Climate change, WMG, Sciences

Why we need to stop panic buying - expert comment

Pictures of empty supermarket shelves, and stories of supermarkets putting limits on items dominates the news as people stockpile due to Coronavirus.
Jan Godsell, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy at WMG, University of Warwick offers her expert comment on why it needs to stop.

Wed 18 Mar 2020, 15:36 | Tags: Supply Chains, Expert comment, WMG, Sciences, Food, coronavirus, Supermarket

"Le Grand Kilo" - expert comment

"The kilogram was first introduced by the French revolutionary government in 1795, a symbol of a more enlightened and rational future." Dr James Poskett,Assistant Professor in the History of Science and Technology at the University of Warwick, explains why scientists should take heart from today's vote on redefining the kilogramme.

Fri 16 Nov 2018, 11:22 | Tags: French Studies, Faculty of Arts, Expert comment, Europe, History, Sciences

'super-earth' discovered orbiting the nearest star to the Sun - expert comment

A European team using state-of-the-art high precision instruments has detected a planet at least three times the size of Earth orbiting Barnard's Star, the nearest star to the Sun. Professor Don Pollacco and Dr David Brown from Warwick Astronomy and Astrophysics explain more.

Thu 15 Nov 2018, 10:03 | Tags: Physics, Space, Expert comment, Sciences, astronomy, astrophysics

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