University of Bristol

Can science predict a hit song?

Most people remember listening to the official UK top 40 singles chart and watching the countdown on Top of the Pops, but can science work out which songs are more likely to 'make it' in the chart? New research has looked ...

dateDec 17, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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55 million years of climate change

State-of-the-art climate models, as used in the assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change, could be giving a false sense of security in terms of upcoming abrupt change, suggests a Commentary by a University ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Environment
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Two-ball bounce problem explained

Researchers from the University of Bristol have revisited a well-known classroom demonstration where a lighter ball is dropped on top of a larger heavier ball and offer a model to explain the phenomenon.

dateJul 14, 2015 in General Physics
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Identifying Eadgyth

When German archaeologists discovered bones in the tomb of Queen Eadgyth in Magdeburg Cathedral, they looked to Bristol to provide the crucial scientific evidence that the remains were indeed those of the English royal. Dr. ...

dateNov 26, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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