Meteorite fallout and other matters

Chelyabinsk_NewsLast week’s meteorite story seems to have spread far and wide. The two articles it was based on were in respected journals, but ones that are probably not in line of sight of the average news desk. So having helped put it out there, others seem to have liked what they saw and re-used it across the globe.

What’s more, the story ran on World Service’s “Science Hour” over the weekend … I ended up rambling on about meteorites for longer than the average listener can manage, I guess!

This-morning I visited the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition. Julian Siddle and I recorded interviews with three of the exhibitor teams. My homework for this-evening is to create a five-minute story from 40 minutes or so of recorded interviews at Carlton House Terrace. If all goes well it should appear later in the week on Science in Action, a BBC World Service programme. The photos show Julian attempting to record the sound of a demonstration model of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. It will make audio sense, trust me!

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