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UCL space missions get the go-ahead

University College London space scientists are involved in two out of four missions that have been selected by the European Space Agency to compete for a launch opportunity at the start of the 2020s.

dateMar 03, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Mission to extra-solar planets approved

The European Space Agency has backed a £400 million pound mission to study extra-solar planets, led by UCL (University College London). A key objective of the mission is to look for signs of life in planets which are ...

dateFeb 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Drop in UK teenage smokers

(PhysOrg.com) -- The number of 16- and 17-year-old UK smokers has dropped since it became illegal to sell cigarettes to under-18s according to new UCL research published today in the journal Addiction.

dateAug 18, 2010 in Health
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Living buildings could mop up carbon dioxide

(PhysOrg.com) -- Architecture could help us tackle climate change, if we start to design our buildings with 'living' materials, according to Dr Rachel Armstrong, UCL Bartlett School of Architecture.

dateNov 27, 2009 in Other
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