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Interview with "shining a Diamond Light"


ABOUT THIS EPISODE

This week’s episode features plenty of excitement, with lava, space, helicopters and lots and lots of rocks! We speak to the fascinating Dr Matt Pankhurst, a volcanologist and geologist who has been to Diamond many times, working on new ways to look at rocks in a whole new light. Matt has studied rocks from all over the world and further beyond, including some which were retrieved from the surface of the Moon by the Apollo astronauts! Listen on to find out why Matt fell in love with geology, the stories that rocks can tell us, and what happened when the Moon came to Diamond! Links Find out more about Matt’s research at Diamond here: https://www.diamond.ac.uk/Home/News/LatestNews/2019/17-07-2019.html The research facility Matt works at on Tenerife has a great website: https://www.iter.es/?lang=en Our website always has the latest Diamond news: https://www.diamond.ac.uk/Home.html Find more audio highlights here: https://www.diamond.ac.uk/Science/Research/Highlights/audio-highlights.html

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